Focused Support for Sports Photographers
The DPPF is the only nonprofit organization dedicated to providing career development opportunities to emerging sports photographers. Founded in 2019 in memory of the late photojournalist Doug Pensinger, the DPPF provides support in the form of grants, mentorships, and opportunities to build community and make connections with other photographers.
2021 grant winners announced
Info on 2022 grant applications will be available in the fall.
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Eight emerging photographers will each receive a $5,000 career grant from the DPPF this summer. They were chosen by a jury of professionals from the DPPF Advisory Board, and they represent the top 3% of a competitive field! Their bios and portfolio selects will be...
Three of our 2021 grant recipients will also receive year-long mentorships with members of the DPPF's Advisory Board. Emerging photographers Katelyn Mulcahy, Jaden Powell, and Tyler Schank will be mentored by 2021-2022 mentors Deanne Fitzpatrick, Jed Jacobsohn, and...