How to apply for grants, with Sara Terry and Raymond Thompson

Grants are an increasingly important funding source for documentary photography projects and stories. Grant applications require a mix of written proposals and visual materials.

Have you ever wondered how to present the visual materials best? Which photo to put first when you apply for a grant? How to sequence 20 or 30 photos for a proposal?

Watch this conversation with Sara Terry, director of The Aftermath Project and member of VII Photo, and Raymond Thompson, the 2023 grant winner of the 1492/1619 American Aftermaths grant, which discusses these issues.

During this event, Sara and Raymond explain how to create a strong proposal. They share writing tips and demonstrate how they recommend sequencing photographs. 

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