Photo courtesy ASMP member David Hume Kennerly









What is the ASMP Foundation?

The Foundation is a 501(c) 3 associated with the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), a trade association representing media photographers. The Foundation was established by ASMP leadership as a vehicle to support and fund educational projects and programs. Learn more about the Foundation’s history.

What is the Foundation’s Mission?

The mission of the ASMP Foundation is to encourage visual literacy and recognize photography as a vital form of global communication. The foundation will pursue this mission by funding and supporting public photography exhibitions, educational events & programming, and individual photographers working on culturally important projects through financial grants.

To learn more about opportunities to support photography through the ASMP Foundation, please contact ASMP Foundation Board Chair, Michael Shay.

See complete list of Foundation Board of Directors

Support the Foundation

The ASMP Foundation encourages and gratefully receives donations from individuals, corporations, and other organizations. By giving to the ASMP Foundation or by naming it in your will, you can help improve the art, craft and profession of photography in real and enduring ways.