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06
Apr

What You Should Charge Nonprofits for Photography

Posted by | · · · · · | Business · Nonprofits · Photography

One of the top questions people ask me and Crystaline is “How much should I charge nonprofits for photography?” They want to know about standard industry rates, which is important and should be a factor in determining what to charge. You don’t want to undercut the whole industry – and […]

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30
Mar

How I Convinced One Nonprofit That Storytelling Was Worth Paying For

Posted by | · · · · · · | Business · Nonprofits · Storytelling

I hung up my cellphone and wondered if I had just ruined my chance to get my humanitarian photo career going. A nonprofit director, who found me through an old college professor, wanted to send me to Laos for one week to write stories and shoot some photos about his […]

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16
Mar

Jobs Around the World: March 2017

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Director of Communications for Fundación Capital in Bogota Deadline: April 10, 2017 • Communication Strategy & Branding​: develop, adjust and implement a global communications strategy that brings a distinctive presence to FundaK; advance the company’s brand and supervise the implementation of branding guidelines; develop organizational messaging, building on a recent […]

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09
Mar

Rwandan Photographer Mussa Uwitonze on Changing Visual Perceptions of His Country

Posted by | · · · · · | Ethics · Nonprofits · Photography

Mussa Uwitonze began learning photography as a nine-year-old boy selected to work on a photo project at Imbabazi Orphanage in Gisenyi, Rwanda, where he grew up. He now lives in Kigali with his wife and two children. You can see his work at www.pprphoto.com and on Instagram at @photo_mussa. Thank you for […]

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31
Jan

My Path to a Humanitarian Photography Career (or What I Did When Photography Couldn’t Pay the Bills)

Posted by | · · · · · · | Inspiration · Nonprofits · Photography

(Writer’s note: A version of this post first appeared on my personal blog.) Like most humanitarian photographers, I haven’t always had steady work. In fact, I’ve worked all kinds of jobs to support myself while trying to build a business and confidence that I could make it as a photographer. Here’s a list […]

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26
Jan

Thomas Patterson of Mercy Corps on How He Hires Photographers

Posted by | · · · · · · · | Inspiration · Photography

Thomas Patterson is an award-winning photojournalist, multimedia storyteller, editor and content manager for the international relief organization Mercy Corps. He is based in Portland, Oregon, and specialize in multimedia projects for editorial, corporate and non-profit clients around the world. NGO Storytelling: How did you get started in nonprofit and humanitarian storytelling? Thomas Patterson: I come from the newspaper and photojournalism […]

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19
Jan

Jobs Around the World: January 2017

Posted by | · · · · · · · | Jobs · Nonprofits

NOTE: Please don’t send your job applications to NGO Storytelling. We aggregate these postings as a service to you. To apply for a position, click the “Learn more about this job” link beneath each listing. Thanks! Storytelling Fellow with Mali Health in Bamako Deadline: March 1, 2017 Develop an in-depth […]

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08
Dec

The Power of Collaboration

Posted by | · · · | Inspiration

I was ready to quit.   I’d been running NGO Storytelling as my passion project for three years, and I didn’t have the energy or time to do it alone anymore. My goal had always been to give back to the humanitarian storytelling community by writing about my experiences, but I […]

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17
Nov

Jobs Around the World: November 2016

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NOTE: Please don’t send your job applications to NGO Storytelling. We aggregate these postings as a service to you. To apply for a position, click the “Learn more about this job” link beneath each listing. Thanks! Marketing Director at Women for Women International in Washington, D.C. Meet annual fundraising targets […]

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