Doug Pensinger Photography Fund 2024 Sports Photography Grants

Opportunity type:  Fund

For:  Photographers

Deadline: 01/05/24

Rewards: $5,000 + trip + mentorship.

Location Eligibility: Worldwide

About this opportunity

The 2024 Sports Photography Grants, funded by the Doug Pensinger Photography Fund, are a beacon for emerging and early-career photographers specializing in sports. These grants are designed to spotlight and support the next wave of talent in sports photography, providing a unique opportunity for individuals to escalate their careers within this vibrant and challenging field. With a focus on both the kinetic energy of action shots and the nuanced storytelling of portraits, the grants celebrate the diverse and dynamic essence of sports through the lens of photography.


  • Seven talented photographers will each be awarded a $5,000 grant by the Doug Pensinger Photography Fund. 
  • Expenses-paid trip to the 2024 DPPF Sports Photography Gathering.
  • Up to 3 of the 7 grant winners will be chosen to receive a year-long mentorship opportunity with leading industry professionals on the  DPPF Advisory Board.


  • Open to emerging and early-career sports photographers.
  • Photographers with more than 3 years cumulative paid professional sports photography experience are considered beyond the scope of the DPPF’s programs.
  •  Previous DPPF grant recipients are not eligible to apply.
  • The application process is not limited to U.S. citizens, although international candidates should be aware that the DPPF is not able to provide support that is prohibited under U.S. law.

Entry Fee

There is no entry fee.

How to Apply

Apply using the link:  2024 Sport Photography Grant 

All questions regarding this award should be sent to


May 01 2024

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