Photo Grants & Funding

Grant Opportunity: How to Land Support from TheDocumentaryProjectFund

June 3, 2016

By David Walker


Andre Malerba won an Emerging Vision award from TheDocumentaryProjectFund for his project about brick makers in Myanmar. “What appealed to us about his pitch was this idea [that] people who basically build society don’t get to [share] in the wealth of society,” says Lynn Hoffman-Brouse, the organization’s founder. 

Since 2013, TheDocumentaryProjectFund (DPF) has awarded four grants annually to photographers pursuing projects about social, economic and environmental issues in their own communities. All photographers are eligible for project support awards, worth $5,000 each, while $3,500 Emerging Vision awards are set aside for emerging photographers only. “Where you live [is] where you have a stake,” says DPF founder Lynn Hoffman-Brouse,...

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