The Project Development Grant offers financial support to fine art, documentary, or photojournalist WORKS-IN-PROGRESS. The grant includes a cash award to help complete a project as well as platforms for feedback and professional development opportunities for the work’s final stages. This grant is awarded to projects that are still in progress and have not been exhibited or published.
// $5,000 Cash Award *some restrictions apply
// Complimentary participation in Review Santa Fe
// A Featured online publication with Featureshoot
// Online exhibition at VisitCenter.org
The juror is Erin O’Toole – Baker Street Foundation Associate Curator of Photography, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
If a project has been part of a major metropolitan museum one or two person exhibition, published in book form by a major photographic publishing house with a print run of 2,000 or more; and/or the photographer is represented by a major international photographic agency they are ineligible for the Project Launch and Project Development Grants. The grant funds may be used for most expenses related to the project. Please be aware that no funds in addition to the $5,000 are available for exhibition or travel expenses to Santa Fe. However, you may use the $5,000 for those expenses. The cash award is the total amount dispersed.
Project Development Grant is for a WORK-IN-PROGRESS. Project Launch Grant is for a COMPLETED or nearly completed body of work. Photographic projects that may be a work in progress but may also be considered as a cohesive body of work. You may choose to submit to both the Project Launch and Project Development Grant. However, if the situation arises that the project is awarded from one grant, it would be disqualified from the other.
Grant recipients will be required to sign a contract and must fulfill contractual obligations in order to receive full funds. A grant report will be due at the end of the contract. Submission to the Project Launch and/or Project Development Grant indicates acceptance of the terms.
If you have a question about your eligibility for an award or grant, please email firstname.lastname@example.org before submitting your application.