upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

Carol Towarnicky

Except for brief intervals on maternity leave and on strike, Carol Towarnicky, 55, has spent the last 29 years working for the Philadelphia Daily News-the last 11 as its chief editorial writer. She began writing fiction in 1995. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Towarnicky has a bachelor of arts degree in English from Ohio University in Athens. Towarnicky was a co-finalist for the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Writing and won the 1993 Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship for Editorial Writers as well as several national and local journalism awards. She also has been honored for her community volunteer work, and marched for nine years in the comic division of the Mummers Parade. She has been married for 32 years to Ron Goldwyn, also a writer at the Philadelphia Daily News. They have two grown children, Mara and Nick Goldwyn.


Leeway grant?

Art and Change Grant

The Art and Change Grant (ACG) 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 03/01
Upcoming events
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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