Everyday Projects Grants for Photographers (Photojournalists ) Worldwide in 2021 (Win $6,000)

Everyday Projects invites applications for the Everyday Projects Grants for Photographers (Photojournalists ) around the World in 2021.

At the core of The Everyday Projects’ mission is a belief in the support of photojournalists from diverse backgrounds as they develop their craft.

Worth of Award

In addition to receiving $6,000 each, the two grantees will receive mentorship for the duration of their project from either Mallory Benedict of National Geographic or Jehan Jillani of The Guardian.


  • Preference will be given to photographers who have contributed to The Everyday Projects or are members of the African Photojournalism Database.

  • Priority will be given to supporting projects that align with The Everyday Projects’ approach to storytelling, including:

    • Stories that defy stereotypical imagery, promote human dignity, and correct misrepresentation.

    • Projects that are rooted in documentary photography. If your project is outside of what would be considered traditional photojournalism, please explain your process in your application. These could be projects primarily consisting of portraiture, a collaborative project with the people you photograph, mixed media, etc.

  • Priority will be given to photographers based anywhere in the world who are documenting their own community or region.

  • You can apply to continue a project or start a new one. Your proposal must include a portfolio of 15 to 30 images. If you are proposing to continue a project, your portfolio can include images from that project, as well as other work. If you are proposing to start a new project, your portfolio should show any other relevant work.

  • Your project must be completed within one year of receiving a grant.

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How to Apply

  • You must email or WeTransfer a portfolio of 15-30 images (in JPG format) with captions to [email protected].
  • Name the images FirstNameLastName_01, FirstNameLastName_02 … FirstNameLastName_30, and include captions in the email with the same naming system.

Deadline: Applications are due June 7 at midnight PT.

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