The NANPA Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit foundation, has a mission to advance awareness of and appreciation for nature through photography. The Foundation does this by raising funds for many of NANPA’s educational activities.
If you are interested in learning more about the Foundation, please visit website of the NANPA Foundation.
The NANPA Foundation has a number of programs that it supports:
NANPA’s High School and College Student Scholarship Programs. These programs provide scholarships for high school and college students to learn from the industry’s top shooters and photography publishers. Learn more about the High School Program and the College Program.
Photo Blind Grants. The NANPA Foundation has helped construct more than 40 photo blinds giving photographers a chance to photograph nature without disturbing it at wildlife areas across the country. Grants of up to $1,500 are awarded to groups interested in building a photo blind at any refuge, wildlife reserve, state/city park or other natural area.
Philip Hyde Grant. This $2,500 grant, funded through individual donations, is awarded annually by the NANPA Foundation to an individual NANPA member who is actively pursuing completion of a peer-reviewed environmental project that is consistent with the missions of NANPA and the NANPA Foundation.
Janie Moore Greene Grant: This grant of $1,000 is awarded annually to a student currently enrolled in or accepted to attend an institution of higher education specializing in the study of photography through the generosity of Janie Moore Greene.