Grants & Funding

Landing Multi-Source Funding for Long-Term Projects

December 20, 2016

© Brian Cohen/MSDP

A gas flare in Scott Goldsmith’s view of Butler County, Pennsylvania. Goldsmith is one of six photographers who created a long-term project about fracking the Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania.

There’s a world of funding opportunities for photo projects beyond highly competitive photography grants. Photographers David Rochkind and Brian Cohen explain how they funded ambitious long-term projects with grants from disparate sources, including corporations, advocacy groups and private foundations. How David Rochkind Funds His Long-Term Project on TB Rochkind explains how he landed multiple sources to support his project, including...

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