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.

2022 grant applications open through May 1

Seven $5,000 grants will be awarded.


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2022-2023 Mentors Announced

2022-2023 Mentors Announced

Three of our 2022 grant recipients will also receive year-long mentorships with members of the DPPF's Advisory Board. This year's mentorships will begin in September, and our 2022-2023 mentors are Elsa Garrison, Tom Pennington, and Jennifer Pottheiser. Grantees and...

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