Monday, June 30, 2008

Photography Grants

Aaron Siskind Foundation

Overview - Individual Photographer’s Fellowship
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Alexia Foundation for World Peace
Overview - Established in memory of Alexia Tsairis, an honor photojournalism
student at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse
University, and victim of
the terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.
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Alicia Patterson Foundation
Overview - The Alicia Patterson Foundation Program was established in 1965
in memory of Alicia Patterson, who was editor and publisher of Newsday for nearly
23 years before her death in 1963. One-year grants are awarded to
working photojournalists/journalists to pursue independent projects of
significant interest and to write articles based on their investigations
for the The APF Reporter, a quarterly magazine published by the Foundation.
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Archibald Bush Foundation Artist Fellows Program
Overview - The Bush Artist Fellowships provide artists with significant financial
support that enables them to further their work and their contribution to their
communities. Fellows may decide to take time for solitary work or reflection,
engage in collaborative community projects, embark on travel or research,
or pursue any other activity that contributes to their lives as artists.
Note narrow geographic restrictions. Michigan residents not applicable.
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Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Documentary Prize
Overview - A $10,000 award given annually by the Center for Documentary
Studies. First announced a year after the Center’s founding at Duke University,
the prize was created to encourage collaboration between documentary
writers and photographers in the tradition of the acclaimed photographer
Dorothea Lange and writer and social scientist Paul Taylor.
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Duke and Duchess of York Prize In Photography
Overview - The Duke and Duchess of York Prize was endowed by the
Government of Canada in 1986 on the occasion of Prince Andrew’s
marriage. The prize, worth $8,000 is awarded annually to a
professional Canadian artist for personal creative work. The
winner is chosen from among the recipients of arts grants in
the Canada Council’s annual competitions for professional
photographers. Administered by the Canada Council of the Arts.
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FiftyCrows Fund for Documentary Photography
Overview - For thirteen years, the Photo Fund competition has been one of the
premier documentary photography programs in the world. Its goal is to
enable emerging and mid-career photographers to create in-depth essays
that become catalysts for positive action and social change.
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Hasselblad Foundation
Overview - The main aim of this Foundation is to promote research and
academic teaching in the natural sciences and photography.
This aim is achieved by means of donations and grants for .
scientific research, through the awarding of an international
prize in photography, and by distributing scholarships and
grants for research projects in photography.
Other Information - Stipends and Research Grants in Photography
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HCB Award
Overview - Application by nominating institution and artist’s project description
Other Information - 30,000 EUR cash, exhibition and catalogue and is awarded
every other year
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Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography
Overview - Professional photojournalists only
Other Information - Recipients also get distribution and editorial support
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Photo Resource
Overview - Although the original Photo Resource site no longer
exists, the funding announcements are still available courtesy of
the Internet Archive.
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Ansel Adams Fellowships in Photography
Overview - Through a generous endowment provided by the Polaroid
Corporation in honor of Ansel Adams, the Center for Creative
Photography (CCP), the University of Arizona, offers annual
Research Fellowships. The program is intended to provide
research time for scholars needing to use the archives,
photograph collection, or library of the Center for
Creative Photography.
Other Information - Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona
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W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund
Overview - The W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography is
presented annually to a photographer whose past work and
proposed project, as judged by a panel of experts, follows
the tradition of W. Eugene Smith’s compassionate dedication
exhibited during his 45-year career as a photographic essayist.
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Worldstudio Foundation Scholarships
Overview - Worldstudio Foundation scholarships allow young people
from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not
only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back
to their communities. Areas of study include: architecture,
cartooning, crafts, environmental graphics, fashion design,
film/theater design (costume, set, lighting), film/video,
fine arts, furniture design, graphic design, illustration,
industrial/product design, interior design, landscape
architecture, new media, photography, surface/Textile design,
and urban planning.
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