Applications are open for the Alan Hagman Photojournalism Grant 2022. The Alan Hagman grant is offered annually to facilitate projects ranging from human rights to environmental issues. A creative approach to important stories that might otherwise go untold is highly valued.
The Hagman Grant is named for the late Los Angeles Times photo editor who served as a mentor and championed the work of photojournalists throughout his career. The Alan Hagman Grant is supported by donations from Alan’s family, friends and the photojournalism community.
NPPF will pay $5,000 upon award of Alan Hagman Grant.
All taxes and expenses are the responsibility of the recipient of The Alan Hagman Grant. The recipient must provide a U.S. Taxpayer Identification number upon acceptance of the grant.
Open to professional photojournalists who are current residents of the United States.
Staff photographers are eligible but must arrange time off from their employer to complete the project.
The recipient will do their best to adhere to the project timeline and communicate their progress with NPPF’s coordinator on a monthly basis. It is expected that the project will be completed within one year of the grant agreement.
The recipient may seek advice and recommendations from NPPF as the recipient deems useful. The NPPF Board is committed to supporting the grantee to create a powerful and memorable result that meets the highest standards of contemporary journalism and storytelling.
Upon conclusion of the project, Alan Hagman Grant recipient will submit to NPPF sufficient high-resolution images with comprehensive captions to document the grant. If the project results in a video, a high-resolution copy must be submitted.
A written document outlining work on the grant is required.
The Alan Hagman grantee is encouraged to write or collaborate with a writer to produce a story to accompany the work in the tradition of “words and pictures.” NPPF will provide assistance if requested.
To enter, you will need:
To create an account using your email address in the National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF) entry system. Note: the account may also be used for future NPPF grants.
A résumé and statement of purpose.
A proposed timeline and plan for completing your project
A portfolio of still pictures, picture stories and/or videos