The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $70,000 Grant for Arts Projects in the literature category from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). In total, NEA Chair Maria Rosario Jackson, Ph.D has approved more than $26.6 million in grants as part of the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2022. The grant will provide critical support to, Poem-a-Day, National Poetry Month, and the other free programs and publications the organization produces for poets, readers, and educators in all 50 states. 

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