The three databases listed below were created by and are maintained by me. You won't find them anywhere else.
I provide them as a free service to help photographers, scholars, and students in their work.
The Guggeheim Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation provide two of the most significant funding awards for photographers. This database lists all of the photography fellowships awarded by the foundations.
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has been a major supporter of photography since 1968. This database lists most of the grants, fellowships, and other support given to scholars, photographers, organizations, and museums during this time.
The Photo Funds Database is a free, searchable online resource for anyone seeking funding for their projects, research or organization. See where photographers you know are getting their funding, and find out who has been funding projects that are similar to your work.
In addition to these databases, here are some online resources that may help photographers who are looking for funding for their books and projects.
If you want to apply for grants, a good place to start is my Photo Funds Database. You can browse recent grants or search for foundations, photographers or other funding sources.
In addition, there are several websites that maintain lists of foundations and other places to consider. Here are a few of the best sites that I know:
Check out these helpful articles that are full of insights, tips and information about how to succeed at crowdfunding.
Here are some helpful resources to help you think about how to find funding for your work.