Grant Details

Grant Amount

Upon application

Applicant Type



All Arts


United Kingdom

Society of Authors: Author emergency fund

The Authors’ Contingency fund offers hardship grants to authors in financial difficulty.

It helps writers, illustrators, literary translators, scriptwriters, poets, journalists and others, whose author-related activities make up a substantial amount of their annual income.

Grants range in value from £500 to £2,000 and are designed to meet immediate need.

For more information and to apply please click here.