April 26, 2017

Catchlight Fellows Announced!

A huge congratulations to Tomas van Houtryve, Sarah Blesener, and Brian Frank who will each receive a $30,000 grant and be paired with a CatchLight media partner – The Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting or The Marshall Project—to complete a proposed project that builds upon...

April 11, 2017

Alexia 2017 Grant Recipients Announced

The Alexia Foundation announced that Sarah Blesener of New York is the recipient of The Alexia $20,000 Professional Grant for Toy Soldiers, her work documenting rising nationalism among youth.     It was a pleasure working with Keith Jenkins, Amy Pereira, and Mike Davis on the judging for this competition. This...

April 10, 2017

Newest Americans receives National Endowment for the Arts grant!

I am so excited to share that Newest Americans, a joint project between Julie Winokur, director of Talking Eyes Media, VII Photo & I, and Tim Raphael, Professor at Rutgers University-Newark, just received an National Endowment for the Arts (NEH link) grant that will support their collaborative documentary storytelling project about immigration...

August 17, 2015

Aaron Siskind Foundation IPF Grant Winner

The Aaron Siskind Foundation is an “organization serving the lens arts community. It works to preserve and protect Aaron’s artistic legacy and foster knowledge of and appreciation for his art through new books, exhibits, educational events and scholarly research. It seeks to support contemporary photographic art and art-making through...

February 26, 2015

2015 Alexia Foundation Grant Winners Announced

The 2015 Alexia Foundation Grant recipients have been announced! Paolo Marchetti was awarded the 2015 Professional Grant for his project “The Price of Vanity.” He will utilize the $20,000 grant in his pursuit to “document the brutality of the intensive breeding farms used worldwide to produce skins and furs...

October 14, 2014

CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2014 Activist Awards

Calling all photographers who have collaborated with nonprofits! PhotoPhilanthropy's 2014 Activist Awards call for entries is now open! Photographers will be awarded in two categories: Professional: with a $15,000 Grand Prize & Emerging: with a $5,000 Grand Prize. Submit your work now through December 3rd.

April 01, 2014

Alexia Foundation 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant

Now open for proposal submissions, the Alexia Foundation just announced the call for entries for the 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant. A $25,000 grant will be awarded to a project that will address a significant issue that involves and affects women. Photojournalists based anywhere in the world are invited to...

March 14, 2014

PhotoPhilanthropy Announces Winners for 5th Annual Activist Awards

PhotoPhilanthropy has announced the winners of the 5th Annual Activist Awards. This award recognizes “outstanding documentary photography done on behalf of nonprofit organizations worldwide.” To determine the winners, PhotoPhilanthropy live-streamed the judging worldwide on March 8, 2014 in San Francisco, with Ed Kashi serving as the Master of Ceremonies....

February 27, 2014

2014 Alexia Foundation Grant Recipients Announced

Today the Alexia Foundation announced the recipients of the 2014 Grant competition. Sebastián Liste has received the $20,000 professional grant for his project “The New Culture of Violence in Latin America.” The grant will allow Sebastián to continue this project to raise awareness of the violent living situation in Latin American countries...

December 11, 2013

Encore Purpose Prize: Making a Difference

“You’re moving beyond midlife careers yet refusing to fade out or fade away. You’re searching for a calling in the second half of life, crafting encore careers that combine not only continued income but the promise of more meaning – and the chance to do work that means something beyond...