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.
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.