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05/15/21 11:59 PM Receipt
Grants of $15,000 to Pennsylvania women artists and cultural producers in eligible areas who practice art in order to create social change that positively affects audiences. A preliminary application must be submitted prior to a full application. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to art for social change work and must have created art in this genre for at least the past five years. Creating social change must be integral to the ideas, beliefs, and goals that are woven throughout the applicant's art and process of creating and sharing their art. Eligible applicants must live in Greater Philadelphia, in one of the following counties: Bucks, Camden, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, or Philadelphia County.
The Transformation Award is an unrestricted award (it is not project-based) open to women and trans people working in any art form. The Transformation Award is open to individual artists and cultural producers creating art for social change in any medium, including traditional and nontraditional as well as multimedia and experimental forms.
Art for social change is art with a vision and an intentional analysis. It is an artistic or creative cultural practice that may operate in traditional or nontraditional mediums, modes, or disciplines. Art with a vision impacts people in many ways. It can:
Social Change Intent/Vision
Applicants are asked to identify at least one but no more than three social change categories that best describe the intent or vision behind their practice.
For more details, see here:
Applicants are asked to choose a primary category, as well as a secondary category if needed, that best represents their artistic practice. For the list, see here:
GrantWatch ID#: 194311
Leeway usually awards somewhere between 8-10 Transformation Awards.
The 2021 Leeway Transformation Award period is from January 2022 to December 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Drop off or mail applications to:
The Philadelphia Building
1315 Walnut Street, Suite 832
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Online Application: https://leeway.formstack.com/forms/lta2021
Co-Applicant Online Application: https://leeway.formstack.com/forms/lta2021_coapplicant
1315 Walnut Street, Suite 832
Philadelphia, PA 19107
P: (215) 545-4078
F: (215) 545-4021
USA: Pennsylvania: Bucks, Camden, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, or Philadelphia County
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