upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2017

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2017

Cassendre Xavier

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Cassendre Xavier
(1) by Kenny Harbin

2017 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Cassendre will produce the 11th Black Women's Arts Festival (BWAF), which she created in 2003, to showcase multidisciplinary performances, visual arts, films, and workshops by black women, girls, and trans folks, as well as merchandise created or sold by black women and girls. Free and open to the public, this year's event aims to compensate participating artists, establish a group of dedicated volunteers for ongoing sustainability, and focus on artist entrepreneurship.


Leeway grant?

Art and Change Grant

The Art and Change Grant provides project-based grants of up to $2,500 to women and trans* artists in the Delaware Valley region to fund art for social change projects. [read more]

deadline 08/01
Upcoming events
07/1211:00 am - 1:00 pm

Grant Information Session in Center City

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 past recipients as they share their experience of applying and Leeway staff members as they share best practices on how to prepare your application for the 2017 grants.

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07/192:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Applicant Support Session in Germantown

Applicant support sessions are an opportunity to meet one-on-one with a Leeway representative to get direct feedback on your application. Drop-in sessions do not require an appointment and will be held from 2:00pm to 7:00pm.

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