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Grantmakers Launch New Grants to Support Projects on Social Issues

June 9, 2017

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© Harriet Dedman

Harriet Dedman was one of two recipients of the inaugural Gordon Parks Foundation Fellowship, a $10,000 grant to support work on social justice. Her multimedia project “Beneath These Restless Skies” follows a family that lives on the block where Parks once made “A Harlem Family. “

In 2017, CatchLight announced its inaugural fellowships supporting photographic projects designed to raise awareness of social issues. Previously known as Photophilanthropy, the organization used to give grants to photographers who worked with NGOs. Having changed its name to CatchLight, it now offers three $30,000 fellowships annually. The winning fellows receive a cash award and a partnership with one of three...

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