upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Internship

A Leeway Internship is an excellent opportunity to learn about grantmaking at the intersection of art and social change.

Leeway Internship Description

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

Watch and Talk - Designing for Outrage: Inviting Disruption into Exhibitions

Watch and Talk - Designing for Outrage: Inviting Disruption into Exhibitions

Violent murders, rampant xenophobia, homophobia, racism, and gender and economic injustices vibrate around us. Is there a way that exhibitions can create spaces that authentically address these issues in all of their moral messiness without rushing to feel-good emotions, harmony or even empathy? [learn more]

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