upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

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?

Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists living in the Delaware Valley region 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. 2018 applications will be available in January, 2018. [read more]

deadline 05/15
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