upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

JD Stokely

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JD Stokely is a trickster-in-training who devises, facilitates and curates performances around nostalgia, Queerness, the Black body, and home. Stokely graduated from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in 2014, with an MA in Advanced Theatre Practice. They recently completed a season-long apprenticeship at the Arden Theatre Company in June 2016. Stokely has performed work locally and internationally. Most recently, they presented their latest research, "Autoethnography as Hiraeth", at the LGBTQ ALMS Conference in London, UK.  Stokely is a co-founder of SUPER|object, a Queer curating collective for emerging artists, and  A Collective Apparition, a group of LGBTQ Black artists whose art is "rooted in the past, but poised on the crux of the present & future."


Leeway grant?

Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers living in Greater Philadelphia 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. [read more]

deadline 05/15
Upcoming events
01/296:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Understanding Taxes for Artists Hosted by Vision Driven Artists

Whether you’re receiving grants, financially profiting from your art, self-employed or have an LLC, you must file taxes. But, what are the best filing options for your situation? CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, Leeway Foundation, and Vision Driven Artists have teamed up to help demystify tax season!

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02/077:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Grant Info Session at Fleisher Art Memorial

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 us for one of these information sessions to learn how to prepare your application for the 2018 grants. 

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