Today the National Press Photographers Association announced the winners of the NPPA’s Short Grants. This year’s winners are Preston Gannaway, Stephen Reiss, Brendan Hoffman, Michael Forster Rothbart, Pete Marovich, and Richard Tsong-Taatarii. The photographers will be awarded $6,000 USD to further or complete a community photography story.
The National Press Photographers Association today announced the opening of the 2014 Short Grants entry period. The announcement included news of two major enhancements to the program. First, the grant awards have been doubled in size from previous years, with six winners now receiving $6,000 grants. Second, the scope of the program has been expanded to include eligibility for a limited number of international projects.
Seven talented photojournalists will be receiving $3,000 each to work on photography projects as winners of the 2013 NPPA Short Grants Competition. The winners are Matt Black, Diane Weiss, April Saul, Cengiz Yar Jr., John Locher, William Plowman, and Logan Mock-Bunting.
DURHAM, NC (October 14, 2013) – The NPPA Short Grant judges this year were Melissa Lyttle, Torsten Kjellstrand, and Sung Park.
Here are the judges' comments following the competition:
DEADLINE EXTENDED: The National Press Photographers Association is pleased to announce the 2013 Short Grants program, six grants of $3,000 each that will be awarded to support photojournalists who are creating compelling picture stories in their communities. The grant is designed for funding projects small enough in scale that the bulk of the work can be accomplished in two weeks or less.
Photojournalist Mark Ovaska's essay "Muck City" has appeared in The New York Times Sunday Review "Exposures" section. Ovaska's essay was supported by one of NPPA's Short Grants.