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.
At CatchLight, now more than ever, we believe in the power of art to change the world. We are a photography organization that celebrates and amplifies excellence and innovation in visual storytelling. We engage with a global community of creative thought leaders and change makers, who are committed to measureable social impact. Born out of PhotoPhilanthropy, CatchLight shares the quest for bold ideas and approaches with some of the most future-forward and well-known organizations we are proud to call our friends, our partners and our community.
Center for Documentary Studies
The CDS teaches, engages in, and presents documentary work grounded in collaborative partnerships and extended fieldwork that uses photography, film/video, audio, and narrative writing to capture and convey contemporary memory, life, and culture.
Conscientious is a website by Jörg Colberg dedicated to contemporary fine-art photography. It offers daily profiles of photographers, in-depth interviews, exhibition and book 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.
Founded to create a space where today’s important humanitarian and social issues can be explored in depth through the medium of photojournalism.
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)
A world-class museum and school dedicated to exploring the possibilities of the photographic medium through dynamic exhibitions and educational programs.
Momenta Workshops is committed to teaching quality documentary photography within practical, real world learning environments.
Open Society Foundations
Documentary Photography Project
Through exhibits, workshops, grantmaking, and public programs, the project explores how photography can shape public perception and effect social change.
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 investigative journalism, documentary photography, multimedia and education that encourage understanding and awareness about a broad range of social issues.
Lets learn, live, grow, and make a difference. Have you always wanted to help others with your photographs but just didn't know how to connect with the mechanics of ground arrangements, the right aid organization, and putting it all together so you can make the pictures? Our proven imaging workshops offer hands-on opportunities to develop and polish your skills as a photographer and story-teller.
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