supporting sports photographers

The Doug Pensinger Photography Fund is the only nonprofit organization dedicated to providing career development opportunities to emerging photographers whose focus is action sports.

If you’re looking for information on how to apply for the 2020 Sports Photography Grants, click here!


grants & mentorships


doug’s legacy

“As I got to know Doug, I appreciated his work ethic and professionalism. He worked harder than anyone to get “the shot.” Not only did he end up getting the shot he wanted, but he also represented a huge company that distributed his shots around the world. He made all of this look easy, and so I thought I must be doing things wrong. Unknowingly, he pushed me to become better. He opened my mind to a sense of creativity that I hadn’t had before. And although I had already been around for several years, he opened my eyes to a beauty that I hadn’t seen in the sport.”

-Photographer Jonathan Devich in Cycling News


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Community & Connection

Community & Connection

During the Board's planning retreat a few months ago, great care was taken to honor the essence of Doug's career by embedding his values in the DPPF's programs. It was gratifying to see how easily and frequently the themes emerged. In his best seller The Tipping...

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2019 in Review

2019 in Review

It’s an understatement to say that this was a big year for the DPPF. After having separated from the nonprofit organization with which we got our start in 2016, we were granted our own official 501(c)(3) Public Charity tax status from the IRS in late May! And shortly...

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