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

Diaspora Letters Opening Reception

Diaspora Letters Opening Reception

Sara Zia Ebrahimi (LTA '14, ACG '13, '09), aka DJ Cardigan, will be spinning music from Iran and the diaspora at the opening of Beeta Baghoolizadeh’s first solo exhibition, Diaspora Letters, at Twelve Gates Arts on February 2. Baghoolizadeh uses new media to illustrate her memories and the passage of time through black and white digital illustrations and gifs that invite viewers to visualize themselves in foreign-yet-familiar spaces. [learn more]

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