The ASJA Charitable Trust

The American Society of Journalists and Authors Charitable Trust is the educational and charitable arm of ASJA. A 501(c)(3) public charity, the Trust has two main programs to help independent writers in different stages of their careers.  See below for more details on each program.

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Writers Emergency Assistance Fund
The mission of WEAF is to help established freelance writers who, because of advanced age, illness, disability, a natural disaster, or an extraordinary professional crisis are unable to work.
ASJA Educational Foundation
The mission of the ASJA Educational Foundation is to empower independent writers now and into the future, and work to make sure freelance writing remains a viable career.