Money for Writers – Crowdfunding, Grants, and Foundations

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American Antiquarian Society
The American Antiquarian Society (AAS), a national research library and learned society of American history and culture, sponsors visiting fellowships for historical research by creative and performing artists, writers, film makers, journalists, and other persons whose goals are to produce imaginative, non-formulaic works for the general public dealing with pre-twentieth-century American history.

The Bellwether Prize
The Bellwether Prize intends to advocate serious literary fiction that addresses issues of social justice and the impact of culture and politics on human relationships. The Bellwether Prize was founded and is fully funded by Barbara Kingsolver.

Creative Capital Foundation
Creative Capital funds artist projects in four disciplines: visual arts (includes installation art, painting, fiber art, mixed media works, public art, etc.), film/video arts, performing arts (includes music, dance, theater, puppetry, performance art, etc.), and emerging art fields (includes all forms of digital work, and innovative literature). Projects that transcend traditional discipline boundaries are highly encouraged.

The Puffin Foundation
The Puffin Foundation Ltd. continues to make grants that encourage emerging artists in the fields of art, music, theater, dance, photography, and literature whose works due to their genre and/or social philosophy might have difficulty being aired.

Radcliffe Institute Fellowships
Radcliffe Institute fellowships are designed to support scholars, scientists, artists, and writers of exceptional promise and demonstrated accomplishments who wish to pursue work in academic and professional fields and in the creative arts.

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