Established in 2019, the Doug Pensinger Photography Fund supports emerging and early-career sports photographers with grants and mentorships.
Applications open in March of each year, and entries are judged by the professional photographers and editors on the DPPF’s Advisory Board.
The DPPF supports emerging and early-career sports photographers. Candidates should demonstrate serious pursuit of a sports photography career. Photographers with more than 3 years’ sustained professional experience are considered beyond the scope of the DPPF’s programs.
here is no entry fee to participate!
Participation in the competition is completely free Requirements
In 2020, the DPPF supported ten emerging photographers with grants totaling $22,000. Three of those grantees also received mentorships with professional photographer’s on the DPPF’s Advisory Board.
Prize structure for 2021 will be available on the DPPF website in late fall 2020.
The 2021 application period will be live in from March 15 – May 1 and will be hosted on Picter.
Details on timeline and how to apply will be available by late 2020.
Who may enter ?
The DPPF is committed to promoting inclusivity and diversity and to providing free merit-based access to its programs. the process is open to all aspiring sports photographers. Candidates with more than 3 years’ sustained professional experience are considered beyond the scope of the DPPF’s programs.
For further information visit official website