Up to eight 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 as of April 25 are eligible. Submit up to 25,000 words of the book-in-progress, the original proposal to publishers that led to the contract, a signed contract, a statement of progress, a plan for the use of funds, a résumé, and a letter of support from the book’s editor or publisher by April 25. 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.