Foundation Seeks Applications for Literary Arts Touring Program

South Arts is offering grants to organizations that invite writers of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry to give readings and conduct educational workshops for the public.

Deadline: May 1.

Through its Literary Arts Touring, South Arts will award grants of up to $2,500 for literary projects that contain both a public reading and an educational component such as a writing workshop. The project can include single or multiple writers involved in an event (writers series, festivals, or single engagements). The maximum grant request is 50% of the writer fee.  

To be eligible, organizations must be designated as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and/or a governmental organization located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Applications will not be accepted from organizations that do not have a DUNS number.

Info: (NOFA).

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