Student multimedia producers working with non-profits can win $1,000'
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: $1000 STUDENT GRANTS
Round 4 Theme: Multimedia Open Theme– Requirements
This grant may be used in two ways:
• To take a photo project that you’ve begun for a non-profit and turn it into a multimedia project by adding any of the following: audio, video, graphics or animation.
• To begin a new project using multimedia.
Partnering non-profits may be focused on any issue such as education, the environment, human services, health, arts and culture, etc.
Round 4 opens on September 19 and closes October 2, 2011.
Applicants to the Student Production Grant must provide:
- A letter from the non-profit organization, on their letterhead, confirming that they have engaged with the student to photograph for them. For tax reasons, the funding will be awarded to the non-profit partner, and they will distribute funds the photographer for time and expenses. Non-profits must be based in the United States, although the student and the project can be based anywhere around the world.
Please have the letter saved as a PDF for upload.
- A brief description of the work to be performed, the purpose it will serve, and timing of the project.
- A short outline of what you will do to promote the story of the non-profit (blog, post to your website, presentation of any size, etc.)
- One to three examples of previous multimedia projects that demonstrate your storytelling ability in this medium.
Subject matter does not have to be associated with a non-profit.
- Files should be uploaded to Vimeo* Applicants who do not have their multimedia projects on an active website must create a Vimeo account where your project should be uploaded and the url shared with us on your submission form. Any questions, contact email@example.com.
- Non-profit must be based in the United States.
- Must be currently enrolled as a student at a high school, college or university.
Name of school, and diploma/degree being sought, will be required.
- Student photographers with less than 2 years of professional experience, including internships.
- Applicants must be able to write in English.
- Only non-profit collaborations with individual students may apply. We do not grant to projects using pairs or groups of students.
PhotoPhilanthropy Activist Awards Submission
Upon completion of the project, the photographer agrees to submit the resulting photo essay to the next available submission window for the PhotoPhilanthropy Activist Awards, under the Student category, within one year of completion date. We strongly encourage submissions to the Awards in 2011, and give preference to projects that plan to be completed before December 1, 2011.
Publicity and Promotion
Completed photo essays will be featured on our home page, and posted to our substantial fan base on Facebook, and promoted through Twitter.
Projects that incorporate provocative and innovative ways to “spread the word” and get the non-profit story distributed may also be featured as “success stories” on our site and in our story-telling efforts through exhibitions and conferences.
Usage Rights and Licensing:
Photophilanthropy recognizes and respects copyright held material and photographers will retain full copyright to, and ownership of, their submitted photography.
Grant winners will allow permission for PhotoPhilanthropy to publish and display final project materials in print or electronic form without compensation by PhotoPhilanthropy, for use in promoting PhotoPhilanthropy, the Student Grants and the advancement of the goals and mission of PhotoPhilanthropy. The PhotoPhilanthropy credit, along with the photographer’s credit and the name of the featured non-profit will always appear if the image is used for these purposes. No images will be redistributed or sold to third parties for re-use. Any inquiries for licensing of images will be redirected to the photographer.
We are interested in projects that further the mission of non-profits, advancing their communications, through powerful photography.
The full body of applications will be reviewed by PhotoPhilanthropy staff and a group of finalists will be chosen. Finalist’s proposals will then be reviewed by the staff, Founder and our Photography Advisory Council. Applicants will be judged on the strength of their images, their potential for professional growth, the strength of their partnership with the non-profit, and their use plans for the results.
To apply, visit out Student Grant Submission Form.