upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2017

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2017

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

Call for Submissions: ICA Open Video Call

Institute of Contemporary Art Open Video Call accepts submissions of new video works by Philadelphia-area artists and filmmakers, for exhibition on the first floor of the museum April 28 - August 13, 2017. [learn more]

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Upcoming events
03/306:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A Special Screening of “And Still I Rise”

Join us at Community College of Philadelphia's Bonnell Auditorium for a screening of And Still I Rise, the first film to be made about literary and performing artist Dr. Maya Angelou. Stay after the film to be in conversation with Philadelphia artists Ursula Rucker, Andrea Walls, and moderator Pia Deas around the impact of Dr. Angelou’s life and what it means to create a spiritual and moral grounding that honors the blending of artist-activist roles. 

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04/137:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Grant Information Session in Doylestown

Are you thinking about applying for the Art and Change Grant or the Leeway Transformation Award but not sure of how to go about it? Join Tatiana Bacchus (ACG '14, '09) and Leeway staff members as they share best practices on how to prepare your application for the 2017 grants.

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