Literary – Grants For Organizations

Crystal Spirit Publishing’s Spirit of Writing Grant

The purpose of the Spirit of Writing Grant Program is to provide funding for projects that assist individuals with furthering their desire and ability to write, perform, or publish. There will be two grant cycles in 2014, with deadlines January 31 and July 31. Grants range from $500-$2500. Complete details and application are available on the website.
Crystal Spirit Publishing, Inc.
c/o Spirit of Writing Grant
PO Box 12506
Durham, NC 27709
No email, but a contact form is available here.

Open Meadows Foundation

Grants up to $2,000 for projects which have limited financial access which reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of our society and promote the empowerment of women and girls; and projects for social change that have encountered obstacles in their search for funding.

Open Meadows Foundation
P.O. Box 1363
Bronx, NY 10475
Phone: (718) 320-0701

The Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry

Makes grants through nonprofit organizations, particularly as seed money, in support of individual poets, poetry translation and the process of translation, developing poetry audiences, and the uses of poetry. Grants: $1,000 to $10,000. Deadline for letter of intent: December 31 each year.

The Witter Bynner Foundation
PO Box 10169
Santa Fe, NM 87504-3251
Phone: (505) 988-3251
Fax: (505) 986-8222

Lannan Foundation

Supports the creation of exceptional English-language literature and seeks to develop a wider audience for contemporary poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Funds organizations that support diverse writers through publication, presentation, and distribution.

Lannan Foundation
313 Read Street
Santa Fe , NM 87501
Phone: (505) 986-8160
Fax: (505) 986-8195

The Lucius & Eva Eastman Fund

Grants of $1,000 to $5,000 for arts and social change programs.

The Lucius & Eva Eastman Fund
Jennifer Eastman, Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 470
Westwood, MA 02090
Phone: (781) 329-2473


5926 Fiddletown Pl.
San Jose , CA 95120
Phone: (408) 268-2083

National Home Library Foundation

Supports projects that distribute books to libraries and community groups with limited resources, which combat illiteracy and encourage an interest in reading and the literary arts. Awards range from $500-$5,000

National Home Library Foundation
3804 Williams Lane
Lower Level
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
ph: 301-986-4854
fax: 301-986-4855
alt: 703-304-2602