upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2017

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2017

Tristan Powell

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2016 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Tristan will write, direct, and star in Break in Bloom, a semi-autobiographical short film that depicts a positive relationship between a transgender woman and a cisgender man. Break in Bloom is an effort to present images of love between trans women and cisgender men as untarnished, unburdened, and unafraid. Tristan believes that in addition to access to affirming healthcare, safe housing, and employment, trans people need love and loving relationships. She sees this film as a way to write her future into existence and for trans women to see their experiences mirrored in a meaningful and empowering way. The film will be available online and will premiere at a public screening at the New Hope Arts Center with a talkback afterwards to increase dialogue in semi-rural areas. 

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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. [read more]

deadline 05/15
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07/1211:00 am - 1:00 pm

Grant Information Session in Center City

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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