Photo Grants & Funding


Secrets of Successful Grant Writing: Dominic Bracco II

December 14, 2016

By David Walker

© Dominic Bracco II

Dominic Bracco II has funded his documentary projects, including his story on over-fishing in the Sea of Cortez, with grants from several sources.

Socially concerned photographers are always struggling to fund and distribute their personal projects. Magazines, media websites and blogs rarely pay enough to cover the fees and expenses of producing a short-term project, never mind the projects that many photographers pursue for years on end. That has forced photographers to dig deeper for funding, and get smarter and more creative about...

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