upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2017

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2017

M. Asli Dukan

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2016 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

M. Asli will create an interactive website for Invisible Universe, a documentary about Black speculative fiction (SF). The website will archive the vast collection of information about SF that M. Asli has gathered over the years and will give visitors a chance to use this information to speculate on their own future. Visitors will learn about the various writers, films, filmmakers, eras, and movements of Black SF through video, sound, graphics, and text. The website will also include what Asli calls a “future incubator,” where visitors can speculate about possible futures for our world by answering a set of questions. She hopes that people, especially young people, will use this opportunity to actively analyze issues in their lives and speculate about the futures they want, or don’t want, to see.


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
03/306:00 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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04/137:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Grant Information Session in Doylestown

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 Tatiana Bacchus (ACG '14, '09) and Leeway staff members as they share best practices on how to prepare your application for the 2017 grants.

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