Friday, April 30, 2010

Grants for Women Writers

For struggling writers especially women, presenting awesome dreams of the government grants is nothing less than opening of a magical box. Writers especially women have to traverse into the various hardships without any scope of any aid during the initial period of their struggle and have to opt for any alternate job when at the dawn of the new day, new bills arrive and have to welcome another set of new responsibilities.

Government grants appear like an imagination yet they are true, and are available for women writers. Government has many grants to motivate women writers who have shown their skills in writing through their published work.These grants vary for each writer. For some, the grants can be as less as $100 while for others it may go to the maximum amount of 50,000 dollars.You could be a novelist, nonfiction writer, poet, and screenplay writer or play writer and there are several government grant programs for you.

But this grant money is not any unclaimed money any writer can have access to but money of the people who would really like to make a difference in the literary world and would really like the writers craving to create a real impact in the society.
You can find government grants through the various agencies operating at the federal level like National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Park Service and the State government and through the state art commissions or councils.

To avail of the grant, the writer needs to show herself as a professional writer with detailed information about her writing skills and financial hurdles. The grants can be availed through the proper approach and willingness at the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

The organization can provide eligible women writer even five-figure grant money to make their journey as a writer a good start. If you are writing any thing educational and humanitarian, the National Endowment for the Humanities is all there to help you.

They prefer writers who are giving their due share in raising the women’s issues. National Park Service is also a place if you could show your writing skills and make the impact of the writing fell on the topics related to any outdoor arena or activity.All in all, with the grants you can also quit your day job and initiate yourself with your writing with a complete reveling in a complete ardor.