Grants & Funding

Secrets of Successful Grant Writing: Pete Pin

December 16, 2016

By David Walker

© Pete Pin

Pete Pin’s “Cambodian Diaspora” project incorporates photographs from participants in workshops that aim to preserve the stories of Cambodians who emmigrated to the U.S. fleeing the Khmer Rouge.

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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