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In purchasing a print from this curated collection of images from today’s photographic luminaries, you will be receiving a beautiful work of art, while also making possible tomorrow's most important photojournalism.

Louie Palu on War and Photography Louie Palu on War and Photography

"Imagine every history book without any photographs. Imagine your family album with no pictures. There would be no reference points to any dialogue, history or anything else to help us imagine what people or experiences look or feel like."

In this new interview, Alexia winner Louie Palu reflects on conflict photography and its vital purpose in this world.

Toy Soldiers The Alexia 2017 Professional Winner is Sarah Blesener

Blesener's Beckon Us From Home aims to address growing nationalism amongst youth in the United States, in an attempt to start a larger conversation about the causes of these ideologies, and to understand how to combat intolerance. 

My Grandfather's Keeper The Alexia 2017 Student Winner is Monica Jorge

Jorge's My Grandfather's Keeper documents the sacrifices of senior spouses unprepared for care taking. My grandmother’s experience provides an account of how a wife became a nurse. 

The Geographic Reach of Our Work The Geographic Reach of Our Work

Alexia photojournalists produce in-depth essays that touch your heart, feed your mind and, most importantly, move you to action. Explore more than 140 real life Alexia supported stories from across the globe.

2012 Women's Initiative Project 108 Days

Set in Seattle Washington,108 Days is an excerpt from The Long Night, a feature film by Tim Matsui and MediaStorm, gives voice and meaning to the crisis of minors who are forced and coerced into the American sex trade. It was made possible by The Alexia 2012 Women's Initiative Grant.

You Can Help Fight Exploitation of Young Women and Girls in U.S. Help Fight the Exploitation of Girls

If you could help make possible some of the most moving media projects in the world, would you? If you could help fight the exploitation of young women and girls in the United States, would you?

23 Years of Stories that Drive Change Video: 25 Years of Photography That Drives Change.

The Alexia Foundation promotes the power of photojournalism to give voice to social injustice, to respect history lest we forget it and to understand cultural difference as our strength – not our weakness. Photo by Bharat Choudhary

Undesired Undesired by Walter Astrada & MediaStorm

The practice of sex-selective abortion is the result of cultural norms that value male children over female children which causes the non-birth of almost 7,000 girls per day in India. Project by Walter Astrada and MediaStorm.

The Alexia Foundation has given significant production grants to visual storytellers
 to foster understanding and expose social injustice for over 25 years.
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News about the Alexia Grant Competition

Applications for The Alexia 2018 Grants Open Jan. 7

The Alexia Foundation offers grants to student and professional photographers to give them the financial ability to produce substantial stories that drive change in the effort to make the world a better place. Students also get scholarship opportunities. 

We will begin accepting applications for both the Professional and the Student Grants on Jan. 7, 2018. The deadline for The Alexia 2018 Professional Grant is Feb. 1, 2018. The deadline for The Alexia 2018 Student Grants is Mar. 1, 2018. 

Sarah Blesener Wins The Alexia 2017 Professional Grant

Sarah Blesener of New York is the recipient of The Alexia $20,000 Professional Grant for Toy Soldiers with which she will document rising nationalism among youth in the U.S.

Monica Jorge Wins The Alexia 2017 Student Grant

Monica Jorge of the International Center of Photography is The Alexia 2017 Student Winner for My Grandfather’s Keeper, which documents the sacrifices of senior spouses unprepared for care taking. It shows the experience of her own grandmother in her transitioning from being a wife to being a nurse.  

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