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Deadline January 10, 2014: FotoVisura Photography Grant

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Call for Entries: FotoVisura Photography Grant
Deadline: Friday, January 10, 2014
, 11:59 pm EST

“The 2014 Grant for Outstanding Personal Photography Project is open for submissions for photographers self-publishing on fotovisura.com. New members are welcome to submit.

The Grant aims to support personal photography projects and encourage the production and development of photography outside of the commercial realm. The Grant recognizes photographers as judged by their images, story, dedication and commitment of the photographer to the story or concept. Additionally, we consider the extent that he or she is willing to go to bring about positive change in society.

It is our belief that this profession needs to recognize its emerging leaders—and the FotoVisura Grant stands for recognizing, celebrating and supporting the international community of emerging photographers and its leaders.

The Grant is divided into two categories:

  • The FotoVisura Grant for Outstanding Personal Project
  • The Spotlight Grant for Outstanding Student Project

Judges

FotoVisura Grant Judges (view bios)
Elizabeth Cheng Krist, Senior Photo Editor, National Geographic Magazine
William A. Ewing, Director of Curatorial Projects for Thames & Hudson
Simon Barnett, Director of Photography, CNN Digital
MaryAnne Golon, Director of photography and Assistant Managing Editor, Washington Post
Caroline Smith, Photography Director, Marie Claire Magazine
Patricia Nagy Travieso, Executive Editor, Elle Magazine International Editions
Adriana Teresa Letorney, co-founder, FotoVisura

Spotlight Student Grant Judges (view bios)
Emma Raynes, Program Director, Magnum Foundation’s Emergency Fund
Clara de Tezanos, Co-founder and Director, La Fototeca
Angelika Hala, Photo Editor, Stern Magazine
Amy Wolff, Photo Editor (PDN30), Photo District News
Mirjam Evers, Executive Producer, Eddie Adams Workshop
Graham Letorney, co-founder, FotoVisura

Prizes
Win funding, exposure and exhibition opportunities:

  • FotoVisura Grant: $2,000
  • Spotlight Grant: $1,000
  • FotoVisura invites a select group of finalists to participate in online and gallery exhibitions.”

To apply and read the full prospectus visit: grant.fotovisura.com/submit.

 

Deadline November 30th: Cda-Projects Grant for Artistic Research and Production

Cda-Projects Grant for Artistic Research and Production
Deadline: Sunday, November 30, 2013

“Cda-Projects Grant has been initiated in 2011 to provide a support structure for research-based artistic practices. It aims to foster a community of practitioners, whose work explores the speculative potential of knowledge. The grant awards 10,000 Euros annually through an international open call. A publication that reflects the research process and outcomes is produced.

The grant aims at supporting and opening up discussions on artistic research to an expanded network through an open call. It encourages speculative approaches to how discourse is staged and how knowledge is produced, rethought and interwoven across disciplines. Without any limitations on the content, the proposed inquiries are expected to suggest new forms and methodologies by reflecting on contexts and conditions of the knowledge produced.

Jurors
The invited selection committee members Gerard Byrne, Bassam El Baroni and Irit Rogoff. İz Öztat will take part in the selection committee as Cda-Projects Grant Director.

Eligibility
Authors (includes artists, curators, writers, thinkers etc…) of any nationality, regardless of age, can propose projects to be carried out individually or collectively.  Applicants can submit an artistic research project that is currently in the production stage or one that is scheduled to be completed during the six‐month period following the date of selection.

Apply
All the submitted documents should be in English and each one should be sent as a separate PDF. Applications that are not sent in the specified format will not be considered. Please send the following documents below to grant@cda-projectsgrant.org:

  • Project proposal and documentation (Maximum 500 words explaining your artistic research project, motivations of the research to be carried and the expected outcome. Up to 4 images can be included as documentation.)
  • Curriculum Vitae (Include e-mail and mailing address.)
  • Portfolio consisting of three completed research based projects.
  • Time-based media should be submitted in low-resolution format via upload and the link should be provided within the portfolio (Not larger than 350MB.) If the resolution is important, you can send a DVD with excerpts up to 30 minutes to the address below:
    Cda-Projects Grant
    Istiklal Cad. Misir Apt. No:163 K.2 D.5
    Beyoglu / Istanbul 34433 Turkey”

For the full prospectus visit: cda-projectsgrant.org/apply.

Deadline December 15th: FotoVisura Photography Grant

FotoVisura
FotoVisura Photography Grant
Deadline: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 12:00 pm EDT

“FotoVisura Inc. is delighted to announce the 2014 FotoVisura Grant—which aims to support personal photography projects and encourage the production and development of photography outside the commercial realm.

The Grant aims to recognize photographers as judged by their images, the story, the dedication and commitment of the photographer to the story, and the extent that he or she is willing to go to bring about positive change in society.

It is our belief that this profession needs to recognize its emerging leaders—and the FotoVisura Grant stands for recognizing, celebrating and supporting the international community of emerging photographers and its leaders.

The Grant is divided into two categories:
• The FotoVisura Grant for Outstanding Personal Project
• The Spotlight Grant for Outstanding Student Project

Requirements
The FotoVisura Grant awards photographers publishing on the fotovisura.com platform, new members are welcome to submit. The grant is eligible for ongoing projects not initiated by an assignment or commission. To be eligible for the Student Grant you must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, or a recent graduate, having graduated after January 1st 2012. Additionally, the following requirements apply for both the Grant and the Student Grant:

  • Submit a photography series, up to 35 images
  • Series must be ongoing or photographed within the past 12 months
  • Image size: minimum 1000px on the longest dimension (14 inches @ 72 dpi)
  • A written reflection, in first person, of at least 150 words
  • All images and text to be uploaded through the FotoVisura.com website
  • To enter you must read and agree to the contest Terms & Conditions
  • Only one Submission per photographer
  • You may enter either published or unpublished bodies of work
  • Projects may be submitted privately via your FV-Profile (more info)”

For the full prospectus and to apply visit: grant.fotovisura.com.

Upcoming 2013-14 Creative Capital Grant Information Sessions

Creative Capital
2013-14 Grant Information Sessions

“Before each grant round, Creative Capital staff members lead online and in-person information sessions to answer questions about applying for a grant.

Info Sessions will be held this fall and winter for the grant application opening on February 3, 2014 for Film/Video and Visual Arts. We can also answer questions regarding the grant round for Emerging Fields, Literature and Performing Arts, which re-opens in 2015.

All sessions are free and open to the public. Please RSVP here or to the link provided for the online webinars.

OCTOBER
Pittsburgh, PA:
Monday, October 7, 6:00pm, Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Melwood Screening Room
Columbus, OH: Tuesday, October 8, 6:00pm, Columbus College of Art & Design
Detroit, MI: Wednesday, October 9, 7:00pm, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit
Chicago, IL: 
Thursday, October 10, 7:00pm, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Cleveland, OH:
Thursday, October 10, 7:00pm, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland
Minneapolis, MN: 
Sunday, October 13, 3:00pm, Walker Art Center
New York, NY:
Saturday, October 19, 2:00pm, Brooklyn Museum of Art
Denver, CO:  Saturday, October 19, 3:00pm, Denver Art Museum
ONLINE WEBINAR:  
Monday, October 28, 4:00pm EST, in collaboration with The Foundation Center 

NOVEMBER

New Orleans, LA: Monday, November 4, 6:00pm, Contemporary Arts Center
Baltimore, MD:
Wednesday, November 6, 6:00pm, Creative Alliance at The Patterson
Washington, DC: Saturday, November 9, 1:00pm, CONNERSMITH
San Diego, CA: Thursday, November 21, 6:00pm, MCASD Downtown

DECEMBER
Miami, FL:
Thursday, December 5, 10:30am, Bass Art Museum

JANUARY
ONLINE WEBINAR:
Tuesday, January 7, 8:00pm EST
Salt Lake City, UT: January (date/location TBD)
Philadelphia, PA: January (date/location TBD)
Newark, NJ: January (date/location TBD)

FEBRUARY
ONLINE WEBINAR:
Monday, February 3, 8:00pm EST
ONLINE WEBINAR: Wednesday, February 19, 6:00pm EST
Chicago, IL: February (at CAA conference; date/location TBD)

*List in formation; details and additional sessions will be added as they are confirmed.”

For further information visit: creative-capital.org/support/infosessions.
For information on the Creative Capital Grant Program visit: creative-capital.org/ourprogram.

Deadline July 15th: Howard Chapnick Grant

W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund
Call for Entries: Howard Chapnick Grant
Deadline: Monday, July 15, 2013

“The Howard Chapnick Grant was introduced in 1996 to encourage and support leadership in fields ancillary to photojournalism, such as editing research, education and management. The Grant was established to honor the memory of Howard Chapnick, and acknowledge the value of his enormous contribution to photography.

The annual $5,000 grant may be used to finance any of a range of qualified undertakings, which might include a program of further education, research, a special long-term sabbatical project, or an internship to work with a noteworthy group or individual. According to the Fund’s Board of Trustees, special consideration will be given to projects that promote social change and/or serve significant concerns of photojournalism. The grant is not intended to be used for the production of photographs, which will continue to be funded by the main grant of the Smith Fund.

Recipients of the Howard Chapnick Grant will be selected by the Board of Trustees of the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund in Humanistic Photography.

The application form for the Howard Chapnick Grant can be downloaded in PDF form here (180 KB). Additional applications may be obtained by writing to:

The Howard Chapnick Grant
W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund
c/o International Center of Photography
1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036 – USA”

View the full prospectus at: smithfund.org/howard-chapnick-grant.

Deadline May 31st: W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography

W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund
Call for Entries: W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography
Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2013
Fee: $50

“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 Smith Grant 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. Every year it recognizes a photographer who has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to documenting the human condition in the spirit of Smith’s concerned photography and dedicated compassion.

The W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund, INC., a not-for-profit corporation qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, independently administers the grant program that provides photographers with the financial freedom to carry out or complete major photographic essays. For 2013, the amount of the grant will be $30,000. An additional $5,000 in fellowship money will be dispersed, at the discretion of the jury, to one or more finalists deemed worthy of special recognition. Awards will be presented in a ceremony held in New York City in early October.

Submission Guidelines
Applicants will need to provide:

  • Background in Photography: Formal education, workshops, apprenticeships, self-teaching, etc.
  • Photographic Experience: Staff positions, freelance work, etc
  • Awards, Grants, Other Qualifications and Distinctions
  • Photographic Essays Previously Completed: Books (Title & publisher), Exhibitions (Title, location & city)
  • Professional References: Include name, address, telephone number
  • Title and Brief Summary of Smith Grant Project
  • The applicant must affirm that the proposed project is ongoing.
  • Applicants should include a written proposal that is concise, journalistically realizable, visually translatable, and humanistically driven. It should be no longer than 2 pages and submitted as a microsoft word document.
  • Applicants should provide educational and professional qualifications.
  • Up to 40 images, formatted as such:
    • JPEG
    • At least 1500 pixels on the long dimension
    • Resolution: 72 dpi
    • Name the files with your first and last names and use an underscore to separate the names. At the end of the file name add a sequence number starting with: 01. Example: John_Smith01.jpg, John_Smith02.jpg, John_Smith03.jpg.”
  • Submit applications online or by mail.

For the full prospectus visit: smithfund.org/eugene-smith-grant.

Deadline February 26th: Open Society Moving Walls Grant

Open Society Foundations
Moving Walls Grant
Deadline: Tuesday, February 26, 2013

“The Open Society Foundations invite photographers to submit a body of work for consideration in the Moving Walls 21 group exhibition, scheduled to open in New York in the fall 2013. The Moving Walls exhibition series showcases documentary photography that highlights human rights and social issues that coincide with the Open Society Foundations’ mission. Moving Walls is exhibited at our offices in New York and Washington, D.C.

For participating photographers, a key benefit of the program is to gain exposure for their projects, as well as the social justice or human rights issues they address. In addition to a $2,500 honorarium, photographers receive their professionally produced exhibitions at the end of the exhibition tour in New York and Washington, D.C.

Eligibility
Each Moving Walls exhibit highlights issues or geographic regions where the Open Society Foundations are active. Priority is given to work whose subject has not been recently addressed in Moving Walls, and special consideration is given to long-term work produced over years of commitment to an issue or community. Work in progress may be submitted as long as a substantial portion of the work has been completed.

Any emerging or veteran photographer who is working long-term to document a human rights or social justice issue may apply for Moving Walls.

Photographers working in their home countries, women, emerging artists, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Open Society Foundations does not discriminate based on any status that may be protected by applicable law.”

Click here to download (pdf) of the submission guidelines.
Click here to apply.

Deadline December 15th: FotoVisura Grant 2012

Call for Entries: FotoVisura Grant
Deadline: Saturday, December 15, 2012

“FotoVisura Inc. is delighted to announce the 2012 FotoVisura Grant—which aims to support personal photography projects and encourage the production and development of photography outside the commercial realm. The Grant is divided into two categories:

FotoVisura Grant for Outstanding Personal Photography Project

Spotlight Outstanding Student Photography Project

Judges
Simon Barnett, Director of Photography, CNN Digital
Whitney Johnson, Director of Photography, The New Yorker
Elizabeth Cheng Krist, Senior Photo Editor, National Geographic Magazine
James Estrin, Co-Editor, New York Times Lens Blog and Senior Staff Photographer
Christina Cahill, Manager, Reportage by Getty Images
Patricia Nagy Travieso, Executive Editor, Elle Magazine International Editions
Adriana Teresa Letorney, Creative Director, Visura Magazine & FotoVisura.com
Claire O’Neill, Editor, NPR Picture Show Blog
Neil Harris, Associate Photo Editor, TIME
Jamie Goldenberg, Photo Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine
Amber Terranova, Photo Editor, PDN Magazine
Sam Barzilay, Creative Director, United Photo Industries
Michael Itkoff, Cofounder, Daylight Books
Graham Letorney, Editor, Visura Spotlight
Manik Katya, Photo Editor, Emaho Magazine

Read about them here.

Submission Guidelines
The FotoVisura Grant aims to support personal photography projects that are not initiated by an assignment or commission. To be eligible for the Student Grant you must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, or a recent graduate, having graduated after January 1st 2011. Additionally, the following requirements apply for both the Grant and the Student Grant:

• Submit a photography series, up to 35 images.
• Image size: minimum 1000px on the longest dimension (14 inches @ 72 dpi)
A written reflection, in first person, of at least 150 words
• All images and text to be uploaded through the FotoVisura.com website
• To enter you must read and agree to the contest Terms & Conditions
Only one Submission per photographer will be judged.
• You may enter either published or unpublished bodies of work

Entry Fee
Entry to the competition is free for current members of FotoVisura.com with a Standard or Plus account. Your Account must be active through June 15, 2013.

The fee for annual membership is:
$30 for a Standard Account
$60 for a Plus Account.”

For the full prospectus and to apply, click here.

 

Deadline July 1st: The SPE Art Sinsabaugh Creative Artist Project Support Grant

The Society for Photographic Education
Art Sinsabaugh Creative Artist Project Support Grant
Deadline: Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 11:59 pm EDT
Fee: $10 + current membership

“The Society for Photographic Education is pleased to announce The SPE Art Sinsabaugh SPE Creative Artist Project Support Grant to recognize professional members’ exceptional creative photographic work and support their efforts. The award of $5,000 will be granted to one member in 2012, its pilot year. This is a new benefit for members and has been noted as a goal of SPE’ strategic plan drafted in 2011.

Current professional level (non-student) members of SPE are eligible to apply. The grant was created to support a new project, or to continue an existing project in traditional still photography, digital video/film, multimedia, installation, or work created for the web.

Eligibility & Requirements
Current professional level (non-student) members of SPE are eligible to apply. The grant was created to support a new project, or to continue an existing project in traditional still photography, digital video/film, multimedia, installation, or work created for the web.

  • A description of no more than 1000 words describing the project and how the grant will be used
  • Examples of work, to be uploaded to SPE’s SlideRoom account
  • Current summary CV of no more than 2 pages

Submit online at spenational.slideroom.com.”
Click here for the prospectus.

June 30th, New Orleans: “Build Your Community, Fund Your Projects!” Grants Workshop with Lori Waselchuk

New Orleans Photo Alliance
Build Your Community, Fund Your Projects!
Grants Workshop with Lori Waselchuk
Saturday, June 30, 2012, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fee: $5 NOPA Members | $10 General Public (includes pizza lunch).  Advance registration preferred.

“The New Orleans Photo Alliance will host a grant workshop for individual artists. Lori Waselchuk, an award-winning photographer and recipient of several regional and international grants, will lead a workshop that will cover three stages of grant-writing: preparation, proposal development and follow-up. Waselchuk will talk about her own experiences, local and national grant opportunities, and about building partnerships for projects and seeking non-traditional funding”

New Orleans Photo Alliance
1111 St. Mary Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130  [map]

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