upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Davy Knittle and Mel Bentley

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Davy Knittle Mel Bentley

2017 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Davy and Mel will produce a chapbook series of writing by transgender and gender non-conforming youth who are part of the transcribez writing group, a monthly workshop for trans/GNC youth ages 14-24 at the Kelly Writers House. Davy and Mel will work directly with each individual participant to edit a larger body of their own work and collaborate with them on the design. Each student will be given 50 copies of their chapbook, and a copy of each book will be available at the Attic, William Way Center, the LGBT Center at Penn, and Wooden Shoe Bookstore. Davy and Mel will also organize a chapbook release reading and final event for the 2017-2018 workshop year.

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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]

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