Since the grant making program was established in 1987, the foundation has supported more than 150 nonprofit organizations nationwide. Primarily, the program has supported publishers and distributors, literary journals, residency programs, educational programs, and literary centers. Over the years the focus of the program has expanded considerably and for a full understanding of the funding interests of the program at this time, we have listed current grants in the Literary program below.

Lannan Foundation is no longer accepting letters of inquiry in any of our grant-making programs. Unsolicited proposals and letters of inquiry will not be considered.

Literary Grants