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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.

2023 grant recipients have been selected!


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Congratulations to the 2023 Grant Recipients!

Congratulations to the 2023 Grant Recipients!

The DPPF is proud to announce its 2023 group of grant and mentorship recipients! These seven emerging professional sports photographers represent the top candidates from a competitive field of entrants from 48 countries. They were chosen by a panel of seven judges...

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The Doug Pensinger Photography Fund is a 501(c)(3) organization. A copy of the DPPF’s publicly-available 990 Form is available upon request.
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