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ASMP Foundation Announces Fujifilm Camera Auction Fundraising Support for ASMP Donor’s Circle Grant Program

By February 4, 2021ASMP Foundation

The ASMP Foundation is proud to announce the Fujifilm 2020 Holiday Camera Auction has raised nearly $3,000 for ”ASMP Donors’ Circle Emergency Cash Grant Program”.

Thanks to the generosity of the great people at Fujifilm, the winners of the three state of the art Fuji cameras are:

 Fuji X-Pro3 Mirrorless Body was won by Washington DC photographer Mathew Rakola

Fuji X-T4 Mirrorless Body with 18-55 Lens was won by Arizona photographer Ivan Martinez

Fuji X100V with fixed 21mm Lens (35mm Equivalent) was won by Washington DC photographer, Marisa Guzman-Aloia

We want to thank all those who submitted bids in the auction.  Another dozen grants will be sent out to photographers, assistants, stylist and techs who have been so adversely effected by this COVID 19 pandemic.

The Donor’s Circle program continues to provide immediate financial assistance to those in our field affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. So far, we have given over $20,000 in cash grants. Anyone who makes a living in the still, video or motion capture business is eligible to apply for funding.

Apply for an ASMP Donor’s Circle Grant

Donate to the ASMP Donor’s Circle Program

 

About ASMP Foundation

The  ASMP Foundation, started in 1993, is a 501(c) 3 associated with but independent from the American Society of Media Photographers.  The ASMP leadership saw a need to create a vehicle that could better support and fund educational and culturally important projects , would nurture young talent and support photographic endeavors in communities not routinely covered by mainstream media.

If you have any further question about this ASMP Holiday Camera Auction, please contact Michael Shay at vice-chair@asmp-board.org.

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