The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $75,000 Art Works grant in the literature category from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), one of 1,015 grants nationwide in this category. In total, NEA Chairman Mary Ann Carter has approved more than $84 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2020. 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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