upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Denise Allen

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2014 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Denise will create a photo exhibit of African American boys, as they are seen through the eyes of their mother. Accompanied by the mother’s written statement as well as one of her parenting strategies, these photos will elevate and honor these young men and also shine a light on their stigmatized existence. Audience members will have the opportunity to participate in the exhibit by sharing their thoughts, fears, and best parenting strategies, which will be hung up at the end of the show. Denise’s hope is that this exhibit will negate stereotypical images of African American young men as portrayed in the media and provide a platform to reshape those images. 


Leeway grant?

Leeway Transformation Award

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

deadline 05/15
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