Grant Program

Announcing $25,000 in grants to empower visual artists & journalists by supporting the production and development of their work, vision and career.
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Past Grants

2016 Photojournalism Grant

Outstanding Project

2016 FotoVisura Grant

Outstanding Personal Project

2016 Multimedia Grant

Outstanding Multimedia/Video

2015 FotoVisura Grant

Outstanding Personal Project

2015 Multimedia Grant

Outstanding Multimedia/Video

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The 2017 Visura Grant
for Personal Projects

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Empowers photographers by supporting the production and development of a personal photography project.

Visura is delighted to announce The 2017 Visura Grant which aims to support the production and development of a personal photography project. Visura awards one winner with a $5000 cash prize. Other photographers are recognized with various levels of recognition from finalist to honorable mention.

Visura will be accepting submissions from Thursday, February 16th, 2017 until Monday, April 3, 2017 at 11:59pm GMT.

The Grant has a three-tiered mission:
1) support a personal project that brings awareness to a socio-cultural and/or political cause relevant to today’s world;
2) recognize photographers for their images, stories, and dedication;
3) present to key industry editors photographers' personal project.

Former Grant winners are: Justin Maxon, Erin Trieb, Andrea Gjestvang, Javad Parsa, Álvaro Laíz, and Franceso Anselmi.

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More Info Visura Photography Grants

Deadline

April 3, 2017 (11:59pm, UTC)

Prizes

Visura awards one winner with a $5,000 cash prize.
Other photographers are recognized with various levels of recognition from finalist to honorable mention.

Meet the judges


  • Scott Thode
    Editorial Director
    Visura

  • Yukiko Yamagata
    Acting Interim Director
    The Open Society Foundations Documentary Photography Project

  • Gina Martin
    Managing Account Executive Editorial Sales, International
    National Geographic

  • Michael D Davis
    The Alexia Tsairis Chair for Documentary Photography
    The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University