upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019


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2018 Leeway Transformation Award – $15,000

Angela-Sadio is a community artist working with social justice and the performing arts to reclaim lost African heritage and empower youth through the arts, creating space for expression and elevated consciousness. As the founder of Camara Arts, “keepers of tradition,” an arts organization that centers African pride and legacy through historical teachings and empowering youth, women, and elders by utilizing African dance and drumming, Angela-Sadio has fostered partnerships with the Bright Lights, FACTS Folk Arts Charter School, the Church of the Advocate, and DanceAfrica Philadelphia. Her goal is to “elevate African Arts to a higher level of legitimacy and respect”.


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Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers living in greater Philadelphia who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. [read more]

deadline 05/15
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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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Learn more about our grant programs and application process at this information session!

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