Friday, July 10, 2009

The NEA "money list" (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act)

FY 2009 Grant Awards: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

"The following nonprofit arts organizations are receiving grants to support the preservation of jobs that are threatened by declines in philanthropic and other support during the current economic downturn."
(Click here for the full list.)

Out of $29,775,000, here's what went to poetry, more or less (i.e., including organizations and publishers that are not exclusively devoted to poetry): Copper Canyon and Hudson Review ($50K each), and Alice James, Cave Canem, Milkweed Editions, Coffee House Press and Graywolf ($25K ea.). The Poetry Society of America, the CLMP and AWP got $50K each; Richard Hugo House, 25K.

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