The Firecracker Grant 2017

We are delighted to once again support The Firecracker Photographic Grant; an annual award providing funding to support a female photographer to aid in the completion of a documentary photographic project.

Firecracker was established in 2001 by Fiona Rogers to promote European women working in photography. In 2012, Firecracker launched its inaugural photographic grant, which has since awarded assistance to winners including Sanne de Wilde, Lua Ribeira, Jo Metson Scott and Diana Markosian.


The Firecracker Photographic Grant 2017

Applications are now open to female photographers born or residing in Europe and submissions are judged by an independent panel of industry experts from diverse disciplines across the creative sectors; including picture editors, commissioners, art buyers and gallerists. Through a combination of self-initiated fundraising and our support, the 2017 grant is a £2000 fund supported by Genesis Imaging which helps a female documentary photographer complete a body of work.


The Firecracker Photographic Grant 2017 Judging Panel:

Fariba Farshad, Director Candlestar & Co-Founder, Photo London

Emma Lewis, assistant curator at Tate Modern and photography specialist

Tristan Lund, art consultant and dealer

Johanna Neurath, Design Director and a Commissioning Editor at Thames & Hudson


Apply for the Firecracker Photographic Grant:

Applications for the grant are now open. Submissions are subject to a £10 application fee which directly contributes to the Grant total – deadline extended until 5th August!

Learn more and apply here Visit the Firecracker website

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