Last Updated: April 10, 2018

American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) - Writers Emergency Assistance Fund (WEAF)

335 Lexington AVE
15th FL
New York, NY 10017

TEL: 212-997-0947

FAX: None

Languages Spoken:
Program Website

Services Provided

Eligibility Guidelines

  • General
  • Living Expenses
  • Have a medical condition covered by the program
  • Contact program for details
  • Meet program's eligibility criteria
  • Must be in financial need


All Diseases, Disability - Physical

Program Details

Provides financial assistance to non-fiction writers who are unable to work because of advanced age, illness, disability, natural disaster, or extraordinary professional crisis.

Application Process

Application Link

  • Contact the program or download application.
  • See website for other details