Whiting Foundation

Creative Nonfiction Grants

Deadline: 
April 23, 2024
Cash Prize: 
$40,000
E-mail address: 

Up to 10 grants of $40,000 each are given annually for creative nonfiction works-in-progress to enable writers to complete their books. Creative nonfiction writers under contract with a publisher in Canada, the United Kingdom, or the United States as of April 23 are eligible. Using only the online submission system, submit up to 25,000 words of the book-in-progress; the original proposal to publishers that led to the contract (if applicable); a signed contract; a statement of work yet to be completed; a plan for the use of funds; a list of grants, fellowships, or other funding received for the book-in-progress; a résumé; and a letter of support from the book’s editor or publisher by April 23. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines. 

Whiting Foundation, Creative Nonfiction Grants, 291 Broadway, Suite 1901, New York, NY 10007. (718) 701-5962.