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.


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
01/296:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Understanding Taxes for Artists Hosted by Vision Driven Artists

Whether you’re receiving grants, financially profiting from your art, self-employed or have an LLC, you must file taxes. But, what are the best filing options for your situation? CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, Leeway Foundation, and Vision Driven Artists have teamed up to help demystify tax season!

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02/077:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Grant Info Session at Fleisher Art Memorial

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 for one of these information sessions to learn how to prepare your application for the 2018 grants. 

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