Whiting Foundation Creative Nonfiction Grant
Deadline April 20 (must be received by this date), formerly April 22. 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, graphic nonfiction, 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 book's publisher or editor, and one additional letter of recommendation (not from an agent).
Published: March 6, 2020