Nonprofit Literary Arts Fund

A Comprehensive Study for the Nonprofit Literary Arts Field

The Literary Arts Emergency Fund

Team: Henry Clapp, Dr. Steven Holochwost, Kathleen Hill, Dr. Thomas Wolf

WolfBrown conducted a comprehensive study of the Literary Arts Emergency Fund—a Mellon-funded initiative that awarded $7.8 million to 376 literary arts organizations and small publishers that had been challenged by the pandemic. The two-year analysis is the most extensive project that WolfBrown has conducted in the literary arts field in its 40-year history. 

Read a blog covering the report. 

Read a story Inside Philanthropy.

Read press releases from three literary services organizations – the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses, the Academy of American Poets, and the National Book Foundation.

Read the full report.

Watch the webinar describing the study: