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American Society of Journalists and Authors Charitable Trust

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-02

At A Glance

American Society of Journalists and Authors Charitable Trust

(formerly The Llewellyn Miller Fund of the American Society of Journalists and Authors Charitable Trust)

(also known as Writers Emergency Assistance Fund)

1501 Broadway

New York City, NY United States 10036-5505

Telephone: (212) 997-0947

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-06-30)

Assets: $212,764

Total giving: $20,000

EIN

136625578

BRIDGE Number

4057795882

Background

Established in 1972 in NY; became operational in 1982

Purpose and Activities

Giving for established, professional freelance writers who are 60 years of age or older or disabled, caught up in an "extraordinary professional crisis" or who are in financial need.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Relief assistance to financially needy, established established freelance writers who, because of advanced age, illness, disability, a natural disaster, or an extraordinary professional crisis, are unable to work.

Writers Emergency Assistance Fund

This fund of the American Society of Journalists and Authors was established to help needy writers who have demonstrated their professionalism over a sustained period of years, but who have no pension from a former employer on which to rely. It also helps younger writers of demonstrated professionalism who have become disabled and thus unable to earn a living, or who are caught up in an extraordinary professional crisis such as a lawsuit. This fund is for professional writers only.

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-06-30

Assets: $212,764 (market value)

Gifts received: $73,644

Expenditures: $216,182

Total giving: $20,000

Qualifying distributions: $216,181