The Event


Upcoming Date(s):

December 2021 dates coming soon.

$100 general tuition

Note: 10% of the proceeds of this workshop will be donated to the Wildfire Media fund to support humanitarian and nonprofit storytellers.

Funding Projects

a Momenta #PhotoBizSkills program


Do you have a great project but don’t know how to finance it? Have you stopped looking for grants because it just seemed too hard or overwhelming? Then this is the right seminar for you. We won’t soft-pedal it: this is an intense afternoon jam-packed with tons of helpful information to get you started on understanding funding sources and what you need for to create a fundraising plan for your next dream project.

Our business skills curriculum is one of the cornerstones of the Momenta Workshops model and we know this workshop will help you get focused on finding the right kinds of funding sources for your goals.

This seminar will be held online in a private classroom. We will have 2 scheduled breaks for 30 minutes each. Handouts and login information will be mailed 24 hours prior to the seminar.

You will enjoy a full afternoon of presentations, a guest speaker, and helpful handouts. Explore successful funding models with us!

Your 1-Day Financing Bootcamp At a Glance:

   • A full day of presentations, guest speakers, and captivating discussions

   • Lectures on understanding private, public, and personal funding models

   • Budgeting, marketing, grant writing, fundraising and much more will be covered

   • Lively Q&A session on relevant topics for working photographers to grow their dream projects into reality

Start Your Funding Roadmap.

The Logistics

This workshop covers real world concepts to help you create a path to successful fundraising. During this in-depth seminar, you will learn the ins-and-outs on how to approach funding your dream project.

Our company co-founder and COO Jamie Rose will explain the 3 types of funding (Public, Private, Personal) you can use to fund your next photo or multimedia project. This seminar will help you decide which projects are worthy of doing a fundraising campaign and the approaches needed to go after each type of funding.

From writing a grant or sponsorship proposal to writing thank you notes when you’re done, this day should set you on the path to funding success.

If you have a personal project in mind but need an extra boost of financing, this is the workshop for you. Laptops or paper for note taking are highly recommended. Every level of photographer will be able to grow and expand their knowledge on personal projects funding and success models.

We offer worksheets to help you gain better experience in pitching your project, finding the right sources of funding, and much more.

Join us for this perfect mixture of strategy, art, and business!

What To Expect

  • Lecture #1: Is my project ready for a funding campaign?
  • Lecture #2: How to find Public, Private & Personal Funding
  • Lecture #3: Building A Successful Campaign Start to Finish
  • Guest speaker: an expert on grant writing will join Jamie for an in-depth Q&A
  • Topics Covered: Grant writing; successful crowdfunding approaches; corporate sponsorship; researching a personal project; international vs. domestic assignments; and so much more!


Meet the Experts!

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Our co-Founder and COO Jamie Rose will be leading this workshop and she knows firsthand how to concept, execute, and successfully complete a personal project using public, private and personal funds. Her energy and enthusiasm for helping photographers will boost your creative batteries and help motivate you into the next stage of your project fund raising.

Jamie Rose is the COO of Momenta Group. Her early career was spent in the halls of power as a Press Corps photojournalist covering Capitol Hill and the White House, primarily as a contractor for The New York Times. Her passion for working with nonprofits lead her documentary coverage of humanitarian and health crisis in Africa, South America, and the Middle East. Her clients included organizations such as Doctors Without Borders, The Calvert Foundation, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria, & Tuberculosis, and Physicians for Human Rights among others.

In 2011, Jamie was awarded the United Nations’ Photographers Leadership Award. Her long term photo projects have won acclaim from the Alexia Foundation and The White House News Photographers’ Association Project Grant for her portfolio of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) health care workers in wartime Uganda.

Jamie is considered an expert in nonprofit communications and has been interviewed about the importance of storytelling in nonprofit communications by The Candid Frame, Photo District News (PDN), Creative Marketing & Business Podcast, and News Photographer Magazine among others. She has been an invited lecturer on communications for nonprofits at The Foundation Center, Columbia University, Georgetown University, University of Oregon, the Northern Short Course, as well as her alma maters.

Jamie holds degrees in Communications from American University and the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. She also runs the popular blog, Jamie’s List, which promotes jobs and opportunities for creatives.

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