Photo Histories
The Photographers' History of Photography

Photo Grants 2019

PHOTO HISTORIES listing of selected photo grants available until 2020. Please check full details on organisation web site before submitting grant applications. Closing dates are provisional.

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Catchlight Fellowship “Novel use of photography to depict and bring awareness to challenging social issues” 3 annual grants of $10,000 18 Feb 2019 750 word fellowship proposal, 500 word partnership & distribution plan, 20-25 jpgs 1200px long at 72dpi or 15 mins audio, video from previous work. -
Eugene Smith MemorialFund Compassionate dedication Annual grant of $30,000 20 April 2019 Bio, max 500 word proposal, max 40 jpgs 1500px longest, via Picter $50
Howard Chapnick Grant Photo editing, education, management Annual grant of $5,000 20 April 2019 1000-word-max proposal, bio, cv -
Henri Cartier Bresson Foundation
Support for emerging talent working on project otherwise difficult to achieve Biannual award of €35,000 Apr 2019 Letter from supporting institution, 15-20 prints, project outline, bio, completed application form -
Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize
Collaborative documentary with writer Annual grant of $10,000 15 May 2019 Upto 19 jpgs & text description from ongoing project, statement $70
PhotogrVphy Grant Project completed in last 3 yrs. Categories: architecture, conceptual, nature, photojournalism, culture Annual grant of $1000 31 Aug 2019 Title, min. 50 word description, up to 10 jpgs 1100px longest Free
Philip Jones Griffiths Foundation Award Documentary photography. Annual grant of £10,000 Aug 2019 Proposal of nearly completed project, 500-word brief, up to 10 jpgs -
Carmignac Gestion Award Investigative photography. The theme for 2018 was the Amazon Annual grant of €50,000 Oct 2019 Proposal, portfolio and essay of up to 20 jpgs (1000px x 72dpi) -
Alexia Grant Documentary project Annual grant of €20,000 Autumn 2019 Synopsis, proposal, references, up to 20 jpgs 72dpi 5000px longest side $50
Imagely Fund
Humanitarian/environment for pro & emerging photographers Annual grant of $5,000 - One page project statement & bio, link to online portfolio -
The Inge Morath Award
Long term documentary by female under 30 Annual grant of $5,000 - 40-60 jpgs, description, CV & ID in a PDF submitted by CD or Dropbox -
Magnum Emerging Photographer Fund Personal journalistic or artistic project in need of support One annual grant of $10,000, two of $2,500 - Title, statement, bio & video or up to 25 jpgs exactly 1080px shortest side $25
Pierre, Alexandra Boulat Grant Given to produce untold story on cultural, political, social issues that cannot find support within the media Annual grant of €8,000 - Proposal, 10-20 low-res jpgs 3MB max by FTP, professionals only -
Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation Grant
Editorially-based imagery representing humanistic themes Annual grant of $5,000 - 15 jpgs in PDF portfolio, CV, 1,500 word proposal, budget proposal, headshot -
Gomma Grant Any genre: Portraiture, Documentary, Fine Art Annual grants of €200, €500 & €1000 - Bio, statement, intentions, 12 to 50 jpgs (1300px x 72dpi) 10€/20€