Women Photograph 2018 project grants for Women & Non-Binary Photographers; Apply by 15th May 2018

Women Photograph has partnered with Nikon and Getty Images to uplift the voices of women visual journalists. The mission is to shift the gender makeup of the photojournalism community and ensure here that the chief storytellers are as diverse as the communities they hope to represent. Women Photograph is inclusive of a plurality of feminine voices including trans, queer and non-binary people.

You can only apply to one of the two grant programs – Women Photograph + Nikon Grants OR Women Photograph + Getty Images Grant.


Open to women and non-binary documentary photographers of any nationality. Your project could be on any story.

Women Photograph + Nikon Grants:

  • Visual journalists working in a documentary capacity – either new or ongoing.

Women Photograph + Getty Images Grant:

  • An ongoing documentary project of a professional photojournalist having a long-term commitment to the story.
  • Submit portfolios of 20-25 images indicating that a substantial amount of work has already been completed.
  • The photographer must have a clear vision of the future work needed to complete the project.
  • Additional consideration will be given to applicants who display a personal connection to the communities they cover.


No fee required to apply. Half of the funding will be given at the beginning of the project, and half upon completion. There are no restrictions on camera equipment.

Women Photograph + Nikon Grants:

  • Out of 5 grants, 1 will be reserved for a non-binary or transgender photographer.
  • $5000 grants.

Women Photograph + Getty Images Grant:

  • $10,000 prize for winning applicant
  • Option to have Getty Images’ editorial guidance throughout your project.


  • For Women Photograph + Nikon Grants apply Here
  • For Women Photograph + Getty Images Grant, submit a 500-word project proposal, a short biography along with your images Here
  • For more information visit the Webpage

 The last date to apply is 15th May 2018.


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