A group of four people stands closely together in a well-lit room, with two of them intently reading a photobook. They are dressed in casual, colorful winter clothing.


Founded in 2021, the Photography Foundation Grant is delivered in partnership with The Photography Foundation and LIMI London charity providing £2,500 towards the production of a social documentary or environmental photo essay. This grant is for a maximum 12-month period and can be used towards any combination of travel, equipment or living expenses while completing the project.

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Focus & Eligibility

We welcome applications tackling a range of social issues and your application should detail clearly the social issue that is being documented and how your project intersects with it.
Your documentary has a UK focus
Any experience level (professional or amateur)
Any age and background
A gallery wall displays various framed photographs of people and nature scenes in the community of cooperative housing. Among them is a central large image of a person holding some leaves from a pla t. The wall is white, and the room appears well-lit. The photos seem to depict moments of everyday life and gardening.
A gallery wall displays various photographs of people working outdoors, gardening, and engaging in outdoor activities. The central image is of a person in a blue jacket and holding a tool, surrounded by smaller photos showcasing different moments in similar settings.

Benefits for winners

The Photography Foundation Grant winners have their final project printed and exhibited (in partnership with Rapid Eye and the Photo Book Cafe), have their work showcased on the grant partners' websites and social media channels and we will be working with strategic partners to publish the completed photographic essay. Additionally, the grant winners are allocated an evening to give a presentation about their completed project.

Applications now open

Applications close 31st July 2024.