Jerome Foundation
Supports emerging literary artists through the Travel and Study Grant program. Literary artists are eligible to apply in alternate years. Giving limited to MN and New York, NY.
Jerome Foundation 400 Sibley St., Suite 125 St. Paul , MN 55101-1928 Phone: (651) 224-9431Email:  Website:

Poets & Writers
Small grants of varying amounts to support readings, spoken word performances, and workshops in New York State, California, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, New Orleans, Seattle, Tucson, and Washington, D.C. The website has comprehensive information.
Poets & Writers 90 Broad St., Ste. 2100 New York, NY 10004Phone: (212) 226-3586Fax: (212) 226-3963Website:

Girls Write Now, Inc.
New York City. Free mentoring programs for girls ages 13-20 from underserved neighborhoods. Matches girls with professional women writers for one-on-one mentoring, group workshops, and excursions to readings and other literary events.
Girls Write Now, Inc. 247 West 37th St., Ste. 1000 New York, NY 10018Phone: (212) 336-9330Email:  Website:


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