Grants & Funding

Fundraising Advice: Blue Earth Alliance’s Co-Founder On Applying for Grants

December 5, 2016

By David Walker

© Katherine Jack

A family returns home at the start of the rainy season near Daracoton Island, in Katherine Jack’s series “Palawan Seas,” which Blue Earth Alliance sponsored. The project documents the relationships between people and the sea in Palawan, Philippines.

Blue Earth Alliance has provided fiscal sponsorship to documentary photographers and filmmakers since 1995, and has supported more than 130 projects to date. Photographer Natalie Fobes, who co-founded Blue Earth Alliance with Phil Borges, explains the sponsorship benefits and selection process, with tips on how to apply, and how to raise money for personal projects. PDN: What’s Blue Earth’s mission? Natalie...

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