Elevate Your Work with Our Grants Program
We’re committed to supporting creative communities worldwide through a series of grants distributed across our business lines, providing financial, mentorship, and licensing resources to support today’s working creatives—and inspire the next generation. Grant recipients are selected by a diverse and distinguished panel of independent judges renowned in the field of photography and communications. Since inception, we’ve awarded over $2.4 million to photographers and filmmakers worldwide.
Ground‑breaking storytelling that challenges perceptions is needed now more than ever. Through our creative grants, Getty Images and iStock support and nurture emerging talent with the financial freedom to pursue projects of personal and commercial significance.
For over 15 years, Getty Images editorial grants have supported independent photojournalists around the world, providing vital financial resources to ensure they can continue to capture visuals that inform and inspire.
Check out our creative and editorial grants that are closed or currently being judged.
Take a look at past creative and editorial grants and their winners.
Editorial Photography Grant: Forced Displacement
March 31 - May 15
Getty Images is offering three grants of $5,000 each to photographers and videographers reporting stories of forced displacement. Within this theme, judges will be looking for visual journalists to show how people around the world have been forced to flee their homes due to conflict, political persecution, community violence, human rights violations or other events that disturb the public order.
Editorial Grant For Photography Programs 2022
March 31 - May 15
Getty Images is offering two $15,000 grants for organizations that support documentary photography and its practitioners, either through public engagement or professional development. These project‑based grants are intended for educational programs, workshops, exhibitions and other initiatives that reinforce the power of photography as a journalistic medium. The grants are open to non‑profit organizations of any size, worldwide.