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22 Philly nonprofits just got a little help from the Bartol Foundation

Sister Cities Girlchoir. July 17, 2017 Category: FundingShort
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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