Whiting Foundation Creative Nonfiction Grant
Deadline April 22 (must be received by this date), formerly May 2. Highly recommended free contest awards up to eight grants of $40,000 each for US writers completing creative nonfiction books (e.g., biography, memoir, history, cultural or political reportage, the sciences, philosophy, criticism, food or travel writing, personal essays, etc.) that are currently under contract with US publishers. Using the sponsor's online submission system, submit three sample chapters (25,000 words maximum), the original proposal that led to the book contract, a budget, a schedule for completion, a signed and dated contract with the publisher, a resume, a list of other funding received for the book, a letter of recommendation from the publisher, and two additional letters of recommendation.
Published: February 27, 2019