Mission

Belize Zoo. Image © Cindy Miller Hopkins

Belize Zoo. Image © Cindy Miller Hopkins

Advancing Awareness and Appreciation of Nature through Photography.

The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) Foundation’s mission is to raise funds and provide resources to advance awareness and appreciation of nature through photography. Our vision is to support education, conservation, photographic opportunities, advocacy, and ethical practices in nature photography.

Operating as a charitable 501(c)3 non-profit organization, donations to the NANPA Foundation are tax deductible and are instrumental in helping support the future of nature photography, both as a profession and as a pastime.

We support NANPA’s ongoing educational programs and provide scholarships for high school and college level nature photographers. The Foundation also supports the building and maintenance of Photo Blinds in refuges, wildlife reserves, state/city parks or other natural areas.

We present financial grants that allow photographers at all levels of experience to explore special nature-related photographic projects in their communities.

Your contributions help the Foundation achieve its goals. Please consider making a donation today to help us make a difference through nature photography.

Download the 2014-2015 NANPA Foundation Annual Report (PDF).