upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Kayleb Rae Candrilli

Kayleb Rae Candrilli
(1) by Jack Papanier

Kayleb Rae Candrilli is author of What Runs Over, winner of the 2016 Pamet River Prize with YesYes Books. It is their first full length work. Candrilli currently serves as an assistant poetry editor with Boaat Press. They also served as the nonfiction editor of the Black Warrio Reviewr and are published or forthcoming in Rattle, Boaat, Puerto del Sol, Booth, Cream City Review, Muzzle, RHINO, interrupture, Vinyl, Tinderbox, storySouth, The New Orleans Review, and others. They are a 2016 Best of the Net winner, and have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes and Best New Poets. Their essay “Inversion” won the 2014 Vela Magazine nonfiction contest and in 2015 the Lambda Literary Foundation named them an Emerging Voices Fellow. Candrilli holds a BA and an MA in Poetry Writing from The Pennsylvania State University, as well as an MFA in creative writing, and an MLIS from the University of Alabama. Candrilli lives in Philadelphia with their partner.


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!

[learn more]

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. 

[learn more]