A non-profit foundation offering grants for photographers covering the aftermath of war and conflict.
Dedicated to helping professional and student photographers produce photographs that promote world peace and cultural understanding.
With profound respect for the integrity of the viewer’s experience and the artist’s vision, Aperture presents to the public the finest photographic images that are faithful to the artist’s intent and to the truth of the subject.
CatchLight is a San Francisco Bay Area-based non-profit dedicated to visual storytelling and the power of photography to drive social change. We serve as a transformational force, urgently bringing resources and organizations together to help photographers of all levels tell visual stories that have social impact.
Center for Documentary Studies
The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) is dedicated to documentary expression and its role in creating a more just society. A nonprofit affiliate of Duke University, CDS teaches, produces, and presents the documentary arts across a full range of media—photography, audio, film, writing, experimental and new media—for students and audiences of all ages. CDS is renowned for innovative undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education classes; the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival; curated exhibitions; international prizes; award-winning books; radio programs and a podcast; and groundbreaking projects.
Conscientious Photography Magazine
Conscientious Photography Magazine is a website dedicated to contemporary fine-art photography. It offers profiles of photographers, in-depth interviews, photobook reviews, and general articles about photography and related issues.
A non-profit organization that supports contemporary fine art and documentary photographers of diverse cultures, primarily U.S. residents of Latino, African and Asian heritage, and Native Peoples of the Americas and the Pacific. Through exhibitions, workshops, events and publications, En Foco provides professional recognition, honoraria and assistance to photographers as they grow into different stages of their careers.
FOVEA 's mission is to educate through visual journalism.It was founded to create a space where today’s important humanitarian and social issues can be explored in depth through the medium of photojournalism. Fovea mounts exhibitions by the world’s most talented and thoughtful photojournalists, and hosts events where the public can engage them, and industry experts in discussion about the subjects they have covered.
The Gage Gallery in Chicago has exhibited nationally and internationally known photographers and artists, and has hosted numerous public lectures, panel discussions and symposia. The gallery is committed to showing contemporary work that addresses the important social issues of our time. The Gage Gallery is affiliated with, and supported by the College of Arts and Sciences at Roosevelt University..
International Center for Photography (ICP)
The International Center of Photography (ICP) is the world’s leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture.
Momenta Workshops is committed to teaching quality documentary photography within practical, real world learning environments.
Open Society Foundations
The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant societies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people.
Utilizing the power of photography to further deep thinking, communication, and action. Our extensive online content and PhotoWings Outreach Programs have a myriad of educational applications and possibilities.
The Photo Review
Founded in 1976, The Photo Review publishes an electronic newsletter with live links that contains exhibition listings from the Mid-Atlantic region (New York to Virginia) and California, and Calls for Work and news from around the world, as well as a printed journal with incisive reviews, exciting portfolios, lively interviews, and numerous book reviews. With an international scope and readership, The Photo Review has earned a reputation as one of the best serious photography publications being produced today.
A world-renowned and critically acclaimed publisher best known for a diverse publishing programme—specialized in fine art, documentary, pop culture, fashion, and celebrity books.
Pictures of the Year International (POYi) is the oldest and most prestigious photojournalism program in the world. The mission of POYi is to serve as a professional development program for visual journalists and promote excellence in photojournalism.
W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund
The W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography was established in 1978 following the death of Gene Smith, the legendary American photo essayist. It is today the most prestigious honor in documentary photography.
Vision Project is an organization dedicated to the development of documentary photography, investigative journalism, video, multimedia, and education.The goal of Vision Project is to produce documentary material and educational programs that encourage understanding and awareness about a broad range of social issues. This information and programming is for the general public with a particular focus on members of the younger generation. Vision Project seeks to reinforce the social, cultural and historical value documentary work contributes to society. To reach these goals, we have assembled a talented group of professionals with extensive expertise in photography, web technology, journalism, multimedia, video, design and education.
To learn, live, grow, and make a difference. Visual reportage was born out of the desire to make a difference through photography and inspire others to do the same. Since 2007, VR has travelled the globe, partnering with NGO's, and telling the stories of interesting cultures, people and ways of life.
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