upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Opportunities

A Leeway Internship is an excellent opportunity to learn about grantmaking at the intersection of art and social change. This internship is designed to expose individuals to philanthropy and the nonprofit sector and to provide them with a rich learning experience. Assignments vary by department but generally include administrative, research, outreach and special project support. Interns will also have the chance to attend weekly staff meetings, outreach events, and granting panels.

Leeway is currently accepting applications for Grants Program and Graphic Design interns.

An ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Interest in art and social change 
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Some technical knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and social media and web-based platforms 
  • Interests in social media, journalism, writing, public relations, and media are also appreciated. 

 

Interns are required to commit 12 hours minimum per week for three months. Interns will receive a stipend and credit can be arranged for students. Click here to complete the Leeway Foundation Internship Application and indicate which internship you’re applying for in your cover letter. Positions are open until filled. 

 

After applications are reviewed, selected applicants will be contacted for interviews. Please do not call. Your patience is appreciated!

from the blog

Dinita Clark hosts an 8-week House Dance Intensive at the CEC

Dinita "Princess Di" Clark (LTA '17) and partner will facilitate Groove Factory, an 8-week House Dance Intensive (summer edition) at the Community Education Center (CEC). Every Wednesday beginning June 6- June 27 (Session 1); July 11-August 1 (Session 2). [learn more]

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Upcoming events
09/232:00 pm - 3:00 pm

I’m Afraid Of Men Book Reading and Q&A

Vivek Shraya will read and answer questions about her new book, I’m Afraid of Men, co-presented by Asian Arts Initiative, Leeway Foundation, City of Philadelphia Office of Immigrant Affairs, and City of Philadelphia Office of LGBTQ Affairs.

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10/0510:45 am - 12:00 pm

RELEASE: Art in the Context of Gender Justice & Mass Incarceration

Leeway will facilitate an interactive workshop and panel discussion on gender justice and the role that art has in decarceration activism as a part of Philadelphia FIGHT's Beyond The Walls Prison Reform Summit.

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