The Alan Hagman Grant


Applications are accepted on the NPPF website and information submitted is viewable only by the applicant and NPPF staff.

Applications may be edited and new material added online up to the deadline.

The following should be included:

A Statement of Purpose (750 words maximum). 

  • Create a working headline for your proposal, and boil it down to the basics.
  • It should explain how you propose to use the $5,000 grant.

A proposed timeline for the project

  • State the resources and approach you expect to use and how NPPF might assist you.

Résumé:  A concise résumé highlighting the depth of your experience, the quality of your work and your commitment to completing a project of consequence.

References: Contact information for three references are required.

  • Provide names, email addresses, phone numbers, and a brief statement describing your relationship with the references. Letters are not needed.

Provide examples of your work that indicate your professional level and ability: 

  • Upload pictures, video links, or picture stories to NPPF’s online system. Please click to read the image preparation requirements.
  • Links to your website, to published projects, or a listing of books or shows produced may be included.
  • Applicants warrant that the photographs and other material submitted to the Alan Hagman Grant are their own work.

Applications open September 12, 2022, and close October 31, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. EDT.   Entries may be edited up to the deadline.

Judging and interviews: A panel of judges appointed by NPPF will review entries and interview finalists.

FAQ: Questions may be emailed to