upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019


Communications Director

Working closely with the program staff, the Communications Director plays a hands-on leadership role in creating a communications strategy, developing community engagement and outreach programs, and utilizing both traditional and social media to convey effective public messages about Leeway. The Communications Director will set strategic annual communications goals, build synergies and leverage resources with other organizations, maintain excellence of support for artists, and ensure the highest quality communication for the Foundation. This position reports to the Executive Director, supervises the Communications & Community Engagement Assistant, and works closely with program staff.

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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.

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.

View the full listings and apply here.


from the blog

Camae Ayewa (LTA ‘15, ACG ‘07) Receives 2019 Grant to Artists

The New York–based nonprofit Foundation for Contemporary Arts has named 18 artists who will receive unrestricted grants of $40,000 in its 2019 grant cycle, including Ayewa. [learn more]

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03/2712:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Understanding Taxes for Artists

Leeway is partnering with CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia and Vision Driven Artists for three sessions designed to help artists understand tax season!

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03/276:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Infosession at Taller Puertorriqueño

Learn more about our grant programs and application process at this information session!

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