The Loft Spoken Word Immersion Fellowship


The Loft invites application for the final year of its Spoken Word Immersion Fellowship for artists of color and Indigenous artists. The fellowship provides writers financial support and professional assistance to develop and implement community learning and enrichment plans. 

Winners receive grants of $8,000 to underwrite projects of their own design. At least one winner will be a Minnesota resident. Four winners will be selected. The deadline to apply was October 20, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.


Read examples of past successful applications. 

Sample of Successful Proposal/Budget

Sample of Successful Proposal/Budget 2

Sample of Successful Proposal/Budget 3

The Loft Spoken Word Immersion Fellowship is made possible by the Surdna Foundation.