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Leeway Transformation Award
deadline 05/15

 The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists living in the Delaware Valley region who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. [learn more]

Art and Change Grants
deadline 08/01

 The Art and Change Grant provides project-based grants of up to $2,500 to women and trans* artists in the Delaware Valley region to fund art for social change projects. [learn more]



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Philadelphia Book Festival features Dismantle

Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela (ACG '12, LTA '05) editor of the new anthology "Dismantle", will be reading along side, Mitchell S. Jackson and Cynthia Dewi Oka at the Philadelphia Book Festival on April 17. Dismantle is the first ever anthology of work from writers and teachers from the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop for writers of color. Founded in 1999, VONA has nurtured over 2000 writers. The anthology features an introduction by co-founder and award winning author Junot Diaz. [learn more]

Leeway Foundation

about the Leeway Foundation

The Leeway Foundation supports women and trans artists and cultural producers working in communities at the intersection of art, culture, and social change. Through our grant-making and other programs we promote artistic expression that amplifies the voices of those on the margins, promotes sustainable and healthy communities, and works in the service of movements for economic and social justice. [learn more]

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