Academy of American Poets, Inc.

Academy of American Poets, Inc.

New York, NY 10038
Tax ID13-1879953

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The Academy of American Poets' mission is to support American poets at all stages of their careers and to foster the appreciation of contemporary poetry.


Awards and prizes - the academy administered and awarded the following poetry awards: the Wallace Stevens Award, the academy fellowship, the Lenore Marshall Prize, the James Laughlin Award, the Walt Whitman Award, the Raiziss/De Palchi Translation Award, the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award, the most promising young poet Aliki Prize, and the Ambroggio Prize, as well as student prizes at hundreds of colleges and universities nationwide.

Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing

The non-profit's mission is outlined in the filing as being “To encourage, stimulate, and foster the production of american poetry by providing fellowships for poets of proven merit, by granting scholarships, awards and prizes for poetic achievement, and by other such means as the board of directors may devise and determine.”.

When outlining its responsibilities, they were referred to as: “The academy supports poets through fellowships and prizes and promotes poetry.”.

  • The state in which the non-profit operates has been officially reported as NY.
  • The filing reveals the non-profit's address in 2020 to be 75 MAIDEN LANE NO 901, NEW YORK, NY, 10038.
  • As per the non-profit's form for 2020, they have 12 employees on their payroll.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $997,968.
  • The organization has 22 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1934.
  • The organization pays $669,448 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $323,309 in fundraising expenses.

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