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The Truman Capote Literary Trust


Last profile update: 05/17/2017
Last grant data update: 07/15/2017

At A Glance

The Truman Capote Literary Trust

9200 Sunset Blvd., Ph. 22

Los Angeles, CA United States 90069-3306

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor




Established in 1993 in CA - Founded in the name of the late Truman Capote, a famous American author whose works include "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "In Cold Blood." The trust was established in his will to be sustained by revenues from Capote's works, with the purpose to fund various literary prizes and grants

Purpose and Activities

Giving to institutions of higher education for creative writing and literary criticism fellowships.