upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

Jaq Masters

Jaq masters
(1) by Bryan Green

Jaq Masters is a black queer femme, a visual artist with concentration in contemporary realism, an actor of medical theater (Standardized Patient) at local medical universities/colleges, a carpenter of masonry and construction/demolitions, an event curartor for an online cooperative consignment/upcycled clothing/accessories store called Rocker's Closet Cooperative, and active member of the Sankofa house. The Sankofa house intentionally houses black residents committed to supporting local QTPOC community through fundraising, facilitating and coordinating. The Sankofa house is part of the nonprofit housing organization known as the Life Center Association (LCA). This landtrust housing organization supports eight other communal homes in the south section of West Philly. The documentary, Faming explores communal living in efforts to mobilize POC groups to take benefit in developmental comings of intentional living. It exams interpersonal relations, conflict resolution and gentrification/ displacement between members of communal houses in the West Philadelphia area.


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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