upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Bonita Elaine Taylor

Bonita Elaine Taylor

Bonita Taylor is the President of Bonnies Community & Development Corporation.She is an entrepreneur who nurtures entrepreneurship through teaching sustainability skills (i.e. cooking, sewing, jewelry making and farming. Bonita has been providing health and nutrition education in hospitals, nursing homes, prisons, and universities for over forty years. She holds s B.S. in General Dietetics from Cheyney State University and a M.S. in Health & Nutrition Education, from St. Joseph's University. Bonita is a community activist and Block Captain (since 2012). She has served the Philadelphia day care community as a Food Monitor Program Coordinator for over 18 years. She recently completed Sun Village Park Community Clean-Up Day as a recipient of a "Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful" grant. The project ignited a "community" that cares in a forgotten neighborhood.

The Leeway Foundation grant will afford the community children the opportunity to express their imagination and creativity through jewelry making. This project will also teach them the importance of preserving the Black culture and teach them entrepreneur skills.

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Art and Change Grant

The Art and Change Grant provides project-based grants of up to $2,500 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers in Greater Philadelphia to fund art for social change projects. [read more]

deadline 08/01
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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