upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

August 2017

Creating Change Conference RFPs Open

The nation’s foremost political, leadership and skills-building conference for the LGBTQ movement. [learn more]

Philadelphia Cultural Fund 2018 Art & Culture Grant Program

Guidelines and applications is now available. [learn more]

A Blade of Grass’ 2018 Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art

A Blade of Grass is now accepting letters of interest for the 2018 Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art, which aims to make the "invisible" parts of socially engaged art visible through artist-led documentary films and field research. [learn more]

National Endowment for the Arts invites Creative Placemaking Proposals

The Our Town grant program supports creative placemaking projects that help to transform communities into lively, beautiful, and resilient places – achieving these community goals through strategies that incorporate arts, culture, and/or design. [learn more]

Bread & Roses Present the Second Annual Change Ride

Join Bread & Roses on September 16 for Change Ride, a 10-mile ride across Philadelphia. [learn more]

Mighty Writers Back-to-School Pep Rally

Join The Mighty Writers Back-to-School Pep Rally at the Academy at Palumbo on September 9. Special guests include comedian Chris Cotton, radio personality Mina SayWhat, author Solomon Jones and hip-hop artist Chill Moody. [learn more]

Center for Emerging Visual Arts presents ArtistSpeak

In partnership with Philly Stewards, ArtistSpeak is a conversation series focused on connecting Philadelphia's artists and makers with collectors, enthusiasts and the public. Featuring Darla Jackson, Jeremy Sims and Dave Tavacol. [learn more]

Asian Arts Initiative hosts Thousand Star Hotel Book Release

Acclaimed poet and author Bao Phi will be on hand for a reading and Q&A. There will also be a special screening of the new Ken Burns' documentary series, "The Vietnam War." [learn more]

Asian Arts Initiative hosts Hurry Up and Wait Opening Reception

Curated by Adriel Luis, the event focuses on the intricacies of migration and features work by Catzie Vilayphonh (ACG '14, ACG '10, LTA '10, WOG '02). [learn more]

Khmer Fashion Party & Photo Shoot

Join Cambodian American Girls Empowering (CAGE) for a party to celebrate our traditional styles and learn more about Khmer fashion. [learn more]

Wesley Flash presents PRIDE PARADE! during Fringe Arts

Flash (ACG '15) leads an interactive walking tour of historic hot spots in Center City. [learn more]

Tiona Nekkia McClodden featured in the Institute of Contemporary Art’s Speech/Acts

The exhibit explores experimental black poetry and how the social and cultural constructs of language have shaped black American experiences. [learn more]

Maria Maneos’ Brush with the Law project presents “The Art of Recovery”

The artwork showcases Brush with the Law's past work and ongoing projects inside and outside prison walls. [learn more]

M. Asli Dukan Featured in Generocity

M. Asli Dukan (LTA '16, ACG '16, '14), nominated for the 2017 Philly Geek Awards 'Geek of the Year' at this year’s Philly Geek Awards and a recent recipient of our Transformation Award, works to create short films that fall under the “speculative fiction” genres. [learn more]

Monument to the Philadelphia Poet

Yolanda Wisher (ACG '08) and Lillian Dunn (ACG '12) participate in Monument Lab. [learn more]

Performing Arts Alliance Hiring a Part-time Admin

Performing Arts Alliance is hiring a part-time administrator to support the activities of its Board of Directors and coordinate PAA's communications and operations. [learn more]

Patricia Goodrich Celebrates Painting and Poetry in Romania

Patricia Goodrich Celebrates Painting and Poetry in Romania

Art and poetry combine when Patricia Goodrich (WOO '04, '03) is in residence at the International Arts Symposium in Aiud, Romania, August 10-25. She will join a group of 39 artists from 21 countries in creating and exhibiting new works. During the symposium Goodrich will give a reading with translator and poet Casandra Ioan, introducing Goodrich's new bilingual book, Stone Hunting in Transylvania. [learn more]

桃花源記 TAO HUA YUAN JI Utopia: Source of the Peach Blossoms

桃花源記 TAO HUA YUAN JI Utopia: Source of the Peach Blossoms

Colette Fu (LTA '13) will build the biggest pop-up book in the world inside the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center gallery in the Crane Arts Building. Beginning on September 14, gallery visitors can watch the pop-up book making progress. The book’s magic will be revealed through a ceremonial opening every Saturday morning at 10:30 AM. An official Guinness measuring ceremony and reception will be held on October 12. [learn more]

Episcopal Community Services is Hiring

Episcopal Community Services is Hiring

Episcopal Community Services (ECS) in Philadelphia is hiring for a variety of full-time and part-time positions. Their mission is to challenge and reduce intergenerational poverty and increase the ability of people to improve their lives and achieve economic independence. [learn more]

Roddenberry Fellowship

Roddenberry Fellowship Seeks Activists and Changemakers

The inaugural Roddenberry Fellowship is looking for 20 activists, leaders, advocates, and changemakers whose work has the greatest potential to protect the most vulnerable and make the U.S. a more equitable and inclusive place to live. Selected fellows will receive a $50,000 grant in 2018 to help support a project or initiative in one of four areas: Civil Rights, Climate Change and Environmental Justice, Immigration and Refugee Rights, or LGBTQIA and Women's Rights. Applications are due August 22. [learn more]

NoVo Foundation Seeks LOIs for Radical Hope Fund

NoVo Foundation Seeks LOIs for Radical Hope Fund

The NoVo Foundation announces the Radical Hope Fund, a new $20 million, four-year commitment to support bold and transformative social justice work across the globe. They invite letters of inquiry from projects anywhere in the world. Deadline to apply online is Wednesday, October 4. [learn more]

Symphony for a Broken Orchestra Info Session

Symphony for a Broken Orchestra Info Session

Learn more about how you can get involved in the Symphony for a Broken Orchestra project at a happy hour mixer and information session hosted by SOUTH Kitchen and Jazz Parlor (600 N. Broad Street) on Tuesday, August 15 at 5:00 PM. Staff from Temple Contemporary will be on hand to provide an overview of the project and information on the variety of ways you can be a part of this experience. Complimentary food and drink will be provided. [learn more]