Getty Images Grants for Good

February 18, 2011 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | 0 Comments |
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Getty Images today announced that entries are now open for the 2011 Grants for Good programme. Created in 2009, the Getty Images Grants for Good were introduced to help nonprofits use the power of imagery to promote positive change in the world. The programme will provide two grants of US$15,000 each to cover the costs of creating compelling new imagery that will further a nonprofit’s mission. Participants will be judged on their technical, organisational and storytelling skills, as well as the strength and vision of their plans to use the imagery effectively. Winners will be announced in June at the 2011 Cannes Advertising Festival.

Website: Getty Images Grants

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Getty Images calls for entries for 2011 Grants for Good programme

London, 14 February 2011: Getty Images today announced that entries are now open for the 2011 Grants for Good programme. With the purpose of enabling the creative community to collaborate for the benefit of a nonprofit organisation, Getty Images Grants for Good will provide two grants of US$15,000 each to cover the costs of creating compelling new imagery that will further a nonprofit’s mission.

Created in 2009, the Getty Images Grants for Good were introduced to help nonprofits use the power of imagery to promote positive change in the world and help communicate their stories more effectively. In addition to the Grants for Good programme, Getty Images also offers editorial grants awarded each year at the Visa Pour l’Image photojournalism festival in Perpignan, France.

Judged by a panel of leading industry professionals, participants will be judged on their technical, organisational and storytelling skills, as well as the strength and vision of their plans to use the imagery effectively.

The 2011 Grants for Good judging panel will consist of:

  * James Partridge, Founder and Chief Executive, Changing Faces
  * Ian Haworth, Global Chief Creative Officer and Chairman, RAPP
  * Michael Hall, award?winning photographer, climate change activist

Winners will be announced in June at the 2011 Cannes Advertising Festival. For further information on Getty Images’ grants programme, including previous recipients visit, http://www.gettyimages.com/grants.



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