upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Kathryn Smith Pyle

Kathryn Smith Pyle
(1) by Eileen Neff

Kathryn Smith Pyle is Director-Producer of Sisters, a multi-platform film project about racial discrimination in white Greek-letter college sororities. She is a Sundance Institute Fellow: 2011 Documentary Edit and Story Lab and 2009 Creative Producers Lab. She co-produced the feature-length documentary film, Niños de la Memoria (2012), about human rights issues in El Salvador, and is Director-Producer of Farm Labor (2013), an online short documentary film and website project in support of immigration reform. She is a Consulting Producer for Almost Sunrise (2016) and Border South (in production). Her former career as a grant-maker in the US, Latin America and Europe was dedicated to social and economic justice. She writes about social issue documentaries and has a doctorate in social policy with a focus on race-related issues from the University of Pennsylvania.


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
02/202:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Applicant Support Session at Philadelphia Folklore Project

Applicant support sessions are an opportunity to meet one-on-one with a Leeway representative and get direct feedback on your application. Drop-in sessions are held from 2:00pm and 7:00pm. No appointment necessary. 

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02/221:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Facebook LIVE Info Session

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 on Facebook LIVE and get your questions answered.

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