upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Ezra Berkley Nepon

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2007 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Ezra will travel to Vilnius, Lithuania to participate in a month-long Yiddish language and culture program. According to Ezra's change partner Elliott, Yiddish is an endangered language, and is the home of a tradition that is both women-centered and a natural voice of those on the margins. This research/education experience in a language that has survived both genocide and assimilation will inform the writing and production of a full-length play focused on modern feminist/queer re-tellings of classic Yiddish folktales including The Dybbuk and The Golem of Prague.


Leeway grant?

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
Upcoming events
01/236:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Grant Info Session at Mt. Airy Arts Garage

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