(Photo via facebook.com/SisterCitiesGirlchoir)
Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation announced today it distributed $115,000 in grants to 22 Philly nonprofits.
Twenty arts and culture organizations received $5,000 each and two received $7,500 each for their work with Philadelphia children, teens and adults. The two programs that received $7,500 were Philadelphia Dance Company and Sister Cities Girlchoir.
Of that $115,000, $15,000 came from The Waterman Fund, which also gifted Bartol with $10,000 for its own strategic planning.
These are the 22 grantees and their funded programs, with first-time grantees noted by an asterisk:
- 1812 Productions – Theatre residencies
- Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture – Cross-cultural arts exchange program
- Art Reach – General operating support
- Asian Arts Initiative – General operating support
- Big Picture Alliance – After-school digital media program
- Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia – Cambodian dance, culture and language program
- Center for Emerging Visual Artists – Intergenerational visual arts program
- Commonwealth Youth Choirs – Expansion of choral arts program
- Koresh Dance Company – Koresh kids dance-in-schools residencies
- Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble – General operating support
- Lantern Theater Company – In-school theater residencies
- Musicopia – Citywide percussion network
- Philadelphia Dance Company (Philadanco) – Dance instruction and training program
- Philadelphia Folklore Project – General operating support
- Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory – Wooden boat building apprenticeships
- Philly Youth Poetry Movement – General operating support
- Rock to the Future* – Teen music program
- Scribe Video Center – Digital media education program
- Sister Cities Girlchoir – Saturday choir program
- Tibetan Association of Philadelphia – Tibetan dance and music program
- Wagner Free Institute of Science – Science, nature and art program
- Warrior Writers* – Writing workshops for veterans
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