Jim Cox About the Foundation

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Founded in memory of James Alan Cox, a television photojournalist, The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists aims to provide financial support to student photographers of high school and college age. Through a variety of funding, including equipment purchases and scholarships for college and technical school classes, the foundation's mission is to expand educational and developmental opportunities for student photographers demonstrating interest, talent and financial need.

Cameras, Scholarships and More

Each year, through a juried selection process, several deserving students will be chosen to receive equipment or tuition help for colleges or technical schools.

To apply for a scholarship, please see the Application Requirements. If you have any questions regarding the forms or process, please contact the Foundation at 512-459-8515 or email.

To Donate

To donate to the Foundation, please mail a check, payable to The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists, to P.O. Box 9158, Austin, TX 78766. For your convenience, you can use a credit card or Paypal account to donate online with the Paypal button below (it will open a new browser window):

A special gift for donations of $250 or more!


The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists is a charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Tax Code. Contributions are tax deductible, as provided by law.
IRS 501(c )(3) Letter

List of Donors

Contact the Foundation

The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists
P.O. Box 9158
Austin, TX 78766

Board of Directors

Alan G. Cox, President
Austin, TX

Barbara H. Cox, Vice President
Austin, TX

Jennifer Cox, Secretary
Houston, TX

Leslie J. Cox, Treasurer
Austin, TX

Chris Morice
Phoenix, AZ

Duane Sanford
Austin, TX

Advisory Board

Steve Bodinet
Phoenix, AZ

Elise Wilson
Flagstaff, AZ


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