upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2017

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2017

Dena Underwood

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2016 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Dena Underwood will organize the Love Choir, which will bring together a community of individuals with various identities, ages, genders and sexualities. The Love Choir will prioritize voices that have been marginalized because they don’t fit within the “traditional” gender assigned voices. The choir will be the manifestation of a Philadelphia vocal community that includes and showcases a beautiful range of voices and those who posses them.

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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
03/271:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bilingual Grant Information Session in Norris Square

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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03/306:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A Special Screening of “And Still I Rise”

Join us at Community College of Philadelphia's Bonnell Auditorium for a screening of And Still I Rise, the first film to be made about literary and performing artist Dr. Maya Angelou. Stay after the film to be in conversation with Philadelphia artists Ursula Rucker, Andrea Walls, and moderator Pia Deas around the impact of Dr. Angelou’s life and what it means to create a spiritual and moral grounding that honors the blending of artist-activist roles. 

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