Lando Grants for Writers

Opportunity type:  Grant

For:  Writers

Deadline: 06/02/24, 7:59 am.

Rewards:  Total of $ 25,500 cash prize.

Location Eligibility:  Worldwide.

About this opportunity

The de Groot Foundation is thrilled to collaborate with Barry Lando, award winning investigative journalist and former 60 Minutes producer, to provide the LANDO grants for writers exploring the issues of and solutions to the challenges of migration, immigration or the refugee experience. 


They will award three winners with $7000 LANDO grants and three ‘Writer of Note’ winners with $1500 grants.


  • 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.
  • The grants are not open to family, members of the board or employees of the The de Groot Foundation, Lando family members, reviewers, or the selection committees.
  • Applicants for LANDO grants may be written in any genre. They welcome projects of fiction, nonfiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, YA, children’s books, plays, and screenplays.
  • Applicants must be individuals. Companies or organizations are not eligible.

Entry Fee


How to Apply

Apply using the link: Lando Grants for Writers

All questions regarding this award should be sent to  .


Feb 06 2024

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