2024 Courage to Write Grant

Opportunity type: Grant.

For:  Writers

Deadline: 06/02/24, 8 am GMT

Rewards:  Total of $ 100,000 cash prize

Location Eligibility:  Worldwide.

About this opportunity

These grants are meant to encourage and support writers as they further or complete a specific project. The Writer of Note grantees are chosen from the pool of finalists for the COURAGE to WRITE grants. Applicants for Courage to Write Grants may be writing in any genre. We welcome projects of fiction, nonfiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, YA, children’s books, plays, and screenplays.


Ten Courage to Write grants of $7000 each and twenty Writer of Note grants of $1500 each.


  • Applications are open to individual writers over 18 years of age regardless of race, ethnicity, gender orientation, education, economic situation, geographic origin or location.
  • Applications must be submitted in English.
  • Applications are not open to family, members of the board or employees of the The de Groot Foundation, Lando family members, reviewers, or the selection committee.

    Entry Fee

    The application reviewing fee of $22.00 must be paid through the Submittable platform at the time that you submit. 

    How to Apply

    Apply using the link: Courage to Write

    All questions regarding this award should be sent to grants@degrootfoundation.org. 


    Feb 06 2024

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