Magnum Foundation

Programs (OLD)

Magnum Foundation expands creativity and diversity in documentary photography, activating ideas and communities through the innovative use of images. Through grant-making, mentoring, and creative collaborations, we partner with socially engaged image-makers experimenting with new models for visual storytelling. Some of our current initiatives include:

 

Magnum Foundation expands creativity and diversity in documentary photography, activating ideas and communities through the innovative use of images. Through grant-making, mentoring, and creative collaborations, we partner with socially engaged image-makers experimenting with new models for visual storytelling. Some of our current initiatives include:

Magnum Foundation Fund


Grants to support experimental projects engaging social issues


On Religion: Photography
in Collaboration

Grants and project development support for collaborative teams


Publications

Books that expand the form and contribute new ideas to the field


Magnum Foundation
Fellowship

Work with the MF team while developing a NYC-based photo project


Photography & Social Justice

Educational fellowship for emerging practitioners


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Arab Documentary
Photography Program

Mentorship and workshops for photographers in the Arab region


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Special Projects

Public interventions, exhibitions, and community-based initiatives


Inge Morath Award


Given annually to a female documentary photographer under 30 years of age


Photography Expanded


Labs and programming that foster experimental new models in the field


Archives and Research


Archive and research support related to histories of documentary photography


What Works

A group project exploring local solutions to intolerance around the world


ChinaFile/Abigail
Cohen Fellowship

Project support for work addressing social issues impacting China