Crystal Spirit Publishing's Spirit of Writing Grant
The purpose of the Spirit of Writing Grant Program is to provide funding for projects that assist individuals with furthering their desire and ability to write, perform, or publish. There will be two grant cycles in 2014, with deadlines January 31 and July 31. Grants range from $500-$2500. Complete details and application are available on the website. Crystal Spirit Publishing, Inc. c/o Spirit of Writing Grant PO Box 12506 Durham, NC 27709No email, but a contact form is available here.  Website:

Open Meadows Foundation
Grants up to $2,000 for projects which have limited financial access which reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of our society and promote the empowerment of women and girls; and projects for social change that have encountered obstacles in their search for funding.
Open Meadows Foundation P.O. Box 1363 Bronx, NY 10475 Phone: (718) 320-0701Email: Website:

The Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry
Makes grants through nonprofit organizations, particularly as seed money, in support of individual poets, poetry translation and the process of translation, developing poetry audiences, and the uses of poetry. Grants: $1,000 to $10,000. Deadline for letter of intent: December 31 each year.
The Witter Bynner Foundation PO Box 10169 Santa Fe, NM 87504-3251Phone: (505) 913-0082Fax: (505) 986-8222 Email:  Website:

Lannan Foundation
Supports the creation of exceptional English-language literature and seeks to develop a wider audience for contemporary poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Funds organizations that support diverse writers through publication, presentation, and distribution.
Lannan Foundation 313 Read Street Santa Fe, NM 87501Phone: (505) 986-8160Fax: (505) 986-8195Email:  Website:


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