upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Sarah Mueller

Sarah mueller

Sarah Mueller (co-founder/director) is a cinephile and proud 13+ year resident of Philadelphia. She started her tenure in this city at The University of the Arts, where she graduated in 2006 with a BFA Film and Video Production. Over the last 8 years, Sarah has had the great privilege of working in various alternative education settings, engaging and instructing individuals in urban agriculture, media literacy, digital photography, and identity development, alongside some of our city’s finest organizations, including Project HOME, ArtWell, and YESPhilly. For 5 seasons, she worked production staff for Scribe Video’s Street Movies outdoor summer film series. In 2014, she learned back-of-house theater management as staff at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. This Summer, she will complete her 4th Blackstar Film Festival as film festival staff. Currently, she is employed with Johnny Brenda’s as a Production Coordinator in the venue, as well as, with the City of Philadelphia’s Parks and Recreation Department FarmPhilly program, where she teaches urban gardening to youth ages 6-12 in the Germantown area.


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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