The Whiting Foundation provides targeted support for writers, scholars, and the stewards of humanity’s shared cultural heritage.

We believe their work deepens the human experience and broadens individual perspective. Whiting is proud to help make a place in the world for these important contributions to art and understanding.

The application window for the 2022 Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes is open! Find info on how to apply by Dec 1 here

Congratulations to the 2021 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize Winners!

Subscribe to a bundle of prize-winning magazines here.


We support writing through the Whiting Award for emerging writers, Creative Nonfiction Grant, and Literary Magazine Prizes


We support humanities faculty through the Public Engagement Fellowship and Seed Grant

Cultural Heritage

We support the preservation and dissemination of endangered heritage around the world