Press Freedom Incentive Fund

PEN America’s Press Freedom Incentive Fund is designed to support PEN America Members, writers, and activists to mobilize their local communities around press freedom, helping to strengthen the national constituency behind this critical cause.

We are currently accepting proposals for projects and activities scheduled between now and June 30, 2022. The Fund will provide grants of about $1,000 – $4,000. Prospective applicants with specific questions are encouraged to contact

Opportunity offered by:

PEN America

PEN America stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect free expression in the United States and worldwide. It champions the freedom to write, recognizing the power…
Opportunity type


Location(s) where available

United States (all)

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Maximum grant amount (USD)


Areas of focus

First Amendment

Application deadline:
October 30, 2023