The Giving Catalog Order Form

LITERARY AWARDS FESTIVAL
Lit Fest Cash Prize $1,000 Fund the cash prize for a literary genre. Donors receive a Thank You in that year’s Program Book.
Lit Fest Trophy $100 Fund the commemorative trophy for a literary genre award winner or other honoree.
Lit Fest Program Book (Part) $500 (Whole) $4,500 Underwrite part of the production of the book for $500, or the entire publication for $4,500. Donors at the $500 level receive a Thank You in that year’s program book. Whole publication donors receive 2 free Preferred Seating tickets to the event and more.
Sponsor Lit Fest $50,000 You can sponsor the PEN Center USA Literary Awards Festival. Donor will have his or her name included in all promotional materials, 2 free Preferred Seating tickets and much more.
Sponsor a Lit Fest Genre Award $1,000 Genres include Fiction, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, Research Nonfiction, Translation, Children/YA Literature, Journalism, Drama, Screenplay, Teleplay & Graphic Literature.
Sponsor the PITC Award $1,000 The PEN in the Classroom Student Award honors one participating student whose outstanding work serves as evidence of the program’s merits.
Sponsor the FTW Award $5,000 The Freedom to Write Award honors men and women who have produced exceptional work in the face of extreme adversity and defended the right to publish freely.
Sponsor the First Amendment Award $5,000 The First Amendment Award honors men and women who have taken a stand on behalf of the right to free expression, even at possible risk to their careers.
Sponsor the Lifetime Achievement Award $5,000 This special award honors men and women for outstanding literary accomplishment.
Sponsor the Award Of Honor $10,000 The Award of Honor is given to an individual or institution distinguished for having made a significant and lasting impact on the world of writers.
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EVENTS
Cater a Literary Event $500 PEN Center USA collaborates with other groups on literary readings and events for the community. Donors receive a stage Thank You and preferred seating.
Cater a Hammer Event $1,500 Literary readings and events at the Hammer Museum feature a reception in the museum’s courtyard with food catered exclusively by Wolfgang Puck.
Print Publicity Postcards $500 Publicity and promotion are crucial to an event’s success. For every literary reading and event, PEN Center USA designs and produces 5x7 inch postcards.
Print Publicity Posters $1,500 For many of the literary reading and events, 11x18 inch posters are designed and produced. Help us get the word out to the community.
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PEN in the CLASSROOM
Sponsor A PITC Residency $1,000 The PEN in the Classroom program sends professional writers into public school classes for a 12-week creative writing residency.
Cater a PITC Reading $250 Each PITC Residency concludes with a public reading. Provide the students, their friends and family with food and beverages for their reception.
Publish a PITC Anthology $800 Residencies also conclude with the publication of a student anthology. Seeing their work in print gives new levels of confidence to a student writer.
Support the PITC Program Manager
The PITC Program Manager is the invaluable link between the PEN Center USA office and the schools where we provide instruction. Donations accepted at ANY LEVEL.
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EMERGING VOICES FELLOWSHIP
EV Ads & Outreach $1,000 By sponsoring our outreach efforts, you support this growing program’s visibility. Be an integral part in helping a struggling writer take the next step.
EV Welcome Party $2,500 This intimate event is a celebration of the newly awarded Emerging Voices Fellowships.
Sponsor the Hotel Café Reading $650 This large public reading at Hotel Café in Hollywood is an exciting venue for the EVs’ debut.
EV Fellow Enrichment $300 In the EV Master classes, professional writers further the discussion on craft and the art of writing.
EV Author Evening $100 Sponsor a Q & A Evening with prominent authors, poets, editors, agents and publishers, at the PEN Center USA office or the author’s home.
EV Resource Library ANY LEVEL The program strives to prepare fellows for the practical side of being an author as well as issues of craft. Help provide access to the larger writing world.
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THE MARK PROGRAM
The Mark is a rigorous, manuscript finishing school for EV alumni. As the newest program in PEN Center USA’s stable, The Mark needs your help getting out of the gate. Enjoy the distinction of being a founding supporter. Donations accepted at ANY LEVEL.
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NEW MEDIA
Sponsor a Feature Article $300 Support our new media program by sponsoring a feature article on www.penusa.org.
Sponsor a FTW Newsfeed Item $100 Support our efforts to create a broader American consensus in favor of freedom of speech.
Sponsor a RAN Petition $500 Help speed our international Freedom to Write initiative with Rapid Action Network petitions online.
Sponsor an Edition of ePEN $500 Our biweekly newsletter electricPEN is our most comprehensive form of communication with our members and other supporters. Keep the channel open.
Sponsor an Event Blast $100 Help spread the word about our events by supporting an email campaign.
Sponsor a FTW News Blast $100 Updates from our FTW initiatives take precedent when suppression of the free press is breaking news.
Sponsor a Facebook Campaign $100 Help foster the social network community on our Facebook page.
Sponsor a Twitter Campaign $100 Online social networks are essential components in our everyday lives, like our Twitter feed.
Sponsor a YouTube Video $500 Help us post more videos of literary events on our YouTube channel.
Sponsor an Online Event $500 PEN Center USA strives to open new modes of connection. Support our new media efforts.
Support the Digital Archive Help preserve our proud history by converting print documents into a digital archive. Donations accepted at ANY LEVEL.
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ODDS & ENDS
Cater a Writing Workshop $100 PEN Center USA conducts writing workshops for members at our office. Get involved!
Sponsor a Venue (Small) $2,000 (Large) $5,000
PEN Center USA is constantly seeking creative spaces to host readings and events. Small or large, from the Echo to the Saban Theatre, donors receive special Thank You and preferred seating.
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All contributions to PEN Center USA are tax deductible. Thank you for your support!

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