The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists and craftpersons living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new craft or visual art project.
grants & scholarships
visit site Deadline: ongoing. “Young Explorers Grants (YEG) offer opportunities to individuals ages 18 to 25 to pursue research, conservation, and exploration-related projects consistent with National Geographic’s existing grant programs, including: the Committee for Research and Exploration (CRE), the Expeditions Council (EC), and the Conservation Trust (CT). In addition, the YEG program recently teamed with […]
visit site Deadline: July 31st, 2014 “The EPF grant is designed to support continuation of a photographer’s personal project. As we all know by now, this body of work may be of either journalistic mission or purely personal artistic imperatives. The primary intent is to support emerging photographers who will become the icons of tomorrow. […]
visit site Deadline: June 7, 2014 “In order to to assist photojournalists struggling with the economic hardships associated with this profession, the Association is promoting an annual Grant, endowed by Canon France. The award is presented to a professional photographer of any age, sex or nationality who wishes to cover a social, economic, political or […]
visit site Deadline: May 31st, 2014 “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 concerned photography and dedicated compassion exhibited during his 45-year career as a photographic essayist. The […]
visit site Deadline: March 31, 2014 “Photographers around the world are encouraged to submit entries focusing on lives and populations ravaged by war, famine, poverty, religious persecution, political oppression, forced migration, and other social injustices. The winning submission will be awarded a grant of $5,000 to be utilized for the production or completion of a […]
visit site Deadline: February 26, 2014 “The Photographic Museum of Humanity Grant is an international contest that we organize with the aim to finance talented photographers and discover new talents. The photographic competition starts on December 10th, 2013 and will last until February 26th, 2014. Photographers are invited to present a series of maximum 15 […]
visit site Deadline: January 13, 2014 “The Alexia Foundation offers production grants to students and professional photographers to give them the financial ability to produce substantial stories that drive change in the effort to make the world a better place. Students also get scholarship opportunities.”
visit site deadline: November 6, 2013 “This year, our 2013 Travel Film Scholarship is off to New Orleans to experience one of the most unique and rich cultures in the U.S. This assignment is about really finding out what makes this melting pot of a city tick – from exploring Mardi Gras traditions to delving into […]
The Aftermath Project grant: open for entries.
Tim Hetherington Grant: Deadline October 17, 2013
AP reports that the MacArthur Foundation is increasing the amount of their Fellows Program grant:
The MacArthur Foundationannounced Tuesday that it is increasing the value of its annual “genius grants” to $625,000.
“Now in its 24th year, the Ian Parry Scholarship is dedicated to 24-year-old photojournalist Ian Parry, who died while on assignment for The Sunday Times during the Romanian revolution in 1989.
The award is designed for documentary photographers and visual journalists, and is judged by patron Don McCullin, photographers Tom Stoddart, Harriet Logan, Simon Roberts and Lynsey Addario, and director of photography Jon Jones of The Sunday Times.”
“Do you have an idea for a compelling documentary project? The 2013 AbelCine Documentary Grant was established to help get your story told. We’re asking you to create a 2-5 minute video pitch and upload it to Vimeo – you’ll have the chance to win one of three equipment usage grants worth a combined total of $100,000.”