Ami Vitale Shares Insights for Creating a Solid Grant Submission

Ami Vitale says, “You need to be passionate and understand your story better than anyone else.”

“Turn off social media and the tv and read voraciously,” says photographer Ami Vitale when asked about resources for grant applications. This year, Ami is the first female judge for the Imagely Fund–which is looking to provide a grant for one environmental photography project and one for a humanitarian photography project. Each of which has a $5,000 prize. As a judge, we talked to Ami Vitale to get some answers to the all-too-often obscure and confusing enigma that is submitting grant applications.

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