2014 Aftermath Project Photography Grant for Photographic Projects that tell the other half of the story of conflict

Submission Deadline: December 3rd 2014

The Aftermath Project’s mission is to support photographic projects that tell the other half of the story of conflict — the story of what it takes for individuals to learn to live again, to rebuild destroyed lives and homes, to restore civil societies, to address the lingering wounds of war while struggling to create new avenues for peace.

Grant proposals should reflect an understanding of this mission. Proposals may relate to the aftermath of numerous kinds of conflict, not just international wars. The conflict may have been at the community level — for example, violence between rural ethnic groups or an urban riot in an industrialized country. It may have been a regional one, such as a rebel insurgency, or it may have been a full-scale war.

YOUR APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE:

  • A signed application form (next page), saved as a PDF or jpg file.
  • A project proposal, not to exceed two pages, saved as a PDF file.
  • A portfolio of no more than 30 images, in jpg format. You must label your images with your last name, followed by a number – ie, Smith_1.jpg. Your images MUST be sized 1200 pixels on the longest side, at 72 dpi – with a file size of NO LARGER than 2 MB PER PHOTO.
  • A caption sheet, saved as a PDF file.
  • Do NOT send anything else with your application.

NOTE ABOUT YOUR PORTFOLIO: If you have not yet begun the project you are proposing, that’s fine! Please submit other images that shows your photographic and storytelling skills. If you have begun the project you are proposing, please include a selection of those images in your portfolio.

ELIGIBILITY:
  • The Aftermath Project is open to working photographers world-wide who are interested in creating work that helps illumine aftermath issues, and encourages greater public understanding and discussion of these issues.
  • Employees and directors of The Aftermath Project, and their immediate families are NOT eligible to apply for funding. Advisory board members and their immediate families are NOT eligible to apply for funding. Grant application judges, and their immediate families, are NOT eligible to apply for funding in the year that judges help choose grantees.
  • Only those submissions including all required materials will be considered for entry.
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