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Logan Nonfiction Program

Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Individuals
in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and Documentary Fields

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Carey Institute for Global Good

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Residencies in Upstate New York to USA, Canada, and International professional documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers. The funding source is particularly interested in supporting the most critical, current issues, including, but not limited to: democracy and governance; education; environment and climate change; food security; gender, race, sexual orientation, disability and intersectionality; globalization; health; inequality and exclusion; media and journalism; social justice; and sustainability and resilience.

The Logan Nonfiction Program offers two fellowship classes per year - one in the fall (October-December) and one in the spring (February-April). Fellowships range between 5-10 weeks and take place on the Carey Institute for Global Good’s historic 100-acre campus in upstate New York.

Fellows are selected for the program based on the quality, relevance, professional experience and promise of the applicant’s work.

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GrantWatch ID#: 172527

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Fellows are provided lodging, meals, workspace, professional guidance and community.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Logan Nonfiction Program accepts applications from:
- Nonfiction writers
- Photojournalists
- Documentary filmmakers
- Podcasters and radio reporters
- Multimedia creators

Applicants must be at work on a long-form project in order to apply (e.g.: an article, book, film, collection, podcast, etc.).

Applications are accepted from academics and non-professional journalists, as long as the intended audience of the project is the general public.

Small groups (2 to 3 individuals) of journalists wishing to work collaboratively are encouraged to apply. Each member of the group will need to submit an individual application.

The Carey Institute has a strong tradition of internationalism and welcomes applicants from around the world. Professionals who work in languages other than English are welcome to apply if they can supply samples of work in translation as well as in the original. A working knowledge of English is necessary for international applicants. The Carey Institute does not provide an interpreter for residents.

The Logan Nonfiction Program is committed to building a diverse and inclusive class of fellows. The Carey Institute does not discriminate in its programs and activities against anyone on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, physical ability or disability, HIV status or veteran status.

Pre-Application Information:

The Logan Nonfiction Program offers two fellowship classes per year—one in the fall (October-December) and one in the spring (February-April).

Application Deadlines:
- For the Spring class (February-April), apply by October 15 each year.
- For the Fall class (October-December), apply by June 15 each year.

Applications are reviewed and evaluated by a rotating selection committee against a number of pre-determined criteria to determine a shortlist of finalists.

Finalists’ applications are presented to the Advisory Board for their review and approval.

Once a class has been approved by the Advisory Board, successful applicants will be notified in writing and provided with registration information. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified that they have been unsuccessful or that they should re-apply for a subsequent class.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online application form:

Letters of recommendation should be emailed directly to A Word-based or mailed application form may also be requested by email.

Carey Institute for Global Good, Inc.
Rensselaerville, NY 12147

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon


International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.