upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Opportunities

 

Leeway is currently accepting applications for interns on a rolling basis.

A Leeway Internship is an excellent opportunity to learn about grantmaking at the intersection of art and social change. This internship is designed to expose individuals to philanthropy and the nonprofit sector and to provide them with a rich learning experience. Assignments vary by department but generally include administrative, research, outreach and special project support. Interns will also have the chance to attend weekly staff meetings, outreach events, and granting panels.

As an intern, your responsibilities will include support in the following areas:

  • Event planning and staffing
  • Research and compile reports from the field
  • Grant application processing 
  • Updating database and various contact lists
  • Grant information and applicant support sessions
  • Grant/award statistics for mid and/or end of year reports
  • Publishing posts to Leeway’s blog and social media platform

An ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Interest in art and social change 
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Some technical knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and social media and web-based platforms 
  • Interests in social media, journalism, writing, public relations, and media are also appreciated. 

Interns are required to commit 12 hours minimum per week for three months. Interns will receive a stipend and credit can be arranged for students. Click here to complete the Leeway Foundation Internship Application. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis, and positions are open until filled. 

After applications are reviewed, selected applicants will be contacted for interviews. Please do not call. Your patience is appreciated!

from the blog

OACCE Launches Calls for Creative Spaces and Talent to Support the Arts in Action Initiative

OACCE Launches Calls for Creative Spaces and Talent to Support the Arts in Action Initiative

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) launches a call for artists and performers and owners of creative spaces to participate in its Arts in Action Initiative, which connects arts programming with unique neighborhood spaces. Philadelphians can submit locations to the Call for Creative Spaces or respond to the Call for Creative Talent. [learn more]

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Upcoming events
12/031:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Conversation and Workshop with Kameelah Janan Rasheed

On Sunday, December 3, join Institute of Contemporary Art for a conversation and workshop with Kameelah Janan Rasheed—an artist whose work is featured in the exhibition Speech/Acts—co-presented with the Leeway Foundation.

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12/145:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leeway, CultureWorks, Bread and Roses and Philly PR Girl Present Holiday YAY

Kick off the holiday party season with Bread & Roses Community Fund, CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, Leeway Foundation, and Philly PR Girl. We're all neighbors in The Philadelphia Building and we want to celebrate you! 

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