Congratulations to the 2018 Whiting Award Winners!

The 2018 Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant call for applications is now open.

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.


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


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