Getty and Verizon Announce $40,000 Disability Communities Grant
May 27, 2022 Seth McBride
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Getty Images has partnered with Verizon to launch a $40,000 creative grant to support photographers and videographers in creating authentic representations of the disability community.
True to its name, the Disability Communities grant focuses on projects that emphasize the “community” aspect of disability life. “In media and advertising, people with disabilities are often visualized alone, or as the only person with a disability in a community,” said Dr. Rebecca Swift, the global head of creative insights at Getty Images. “Building on our ongoing work with the Disability Collection, our aim is to help content creators, brands and agencies emphasize the true nature of what it means to [...]