Image detail of "Richard", from the project Livin' the Dream © Justin Maxon, 2020 Grant recipient

The Project Development Grant offers financial support to a fine art, documentary, or photojournalistic work-in-progress. The grant provides financial assistance to help complete the project as well as creating platforms for feedback and professional development opportunities for the work’s final stages. The grant funds projects that have not been exhibited or published.

2021 Call for Entry information & deadlines TBA. Please find the 2020 winner, online gallery, and juror below.

Career Advancement Package

// $5,000 Cash Award
// Winners Exhibition
// Free Admission to the pre-Review Professional Development Workshop
// Complimentary participation and presentation in Review Santa Fe
// Featured interview with a select CENTER partner
// Online exhibition at

2020 Grant Recipient

Justin Maxon, San Francisco, CA; Livin’ the Dream
From the statement – “Navigating substance abuse recovery for the currently and formerly incarcerated in Humboldt County, CA.”

2020 Juror

Erin O'Toole
Erin O’Toole – Baker Street Foundation Associate Curator of Photography, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Erin O’Toole is the Baker Street Foundation Associate Curator of Photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), where she has worked since 2007. Recent exhibitions she has organized include Thought Pieces: 1970s Photographs by Lew Thomas, Donna-Lee Phillips and Hal Fischer (2020); April Dawn Alison (2019); New Work: Erin Shirreff (2019); and Anthony Hernandez (2016).


Winner’s Gallery


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