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5 big-name funders just announced support for Philly nonprofits funding

Sep. 17, 2018 2:14 pm

5 big-name funders just announced support for Philly nonprofits

Knight Foundation, Lenfest Institute for Journalism and William Penn Foundation recently donated a collective $38.4 million — and the Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative may be adding more soon.
There’s now a way to easily search for arts ed programs in Philly results

Aug. 27, 2018 12:05 pm

There’s now a way to easily search for arts ed programs in Philly

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy's ArtsLink is a web platform to find programming by type, activity, time, age group and more.
YallaPunk founder Rana Fayez: ‘The work is just beginning’ purpose

Aug. 15, 2018 10:30 am

YallaPunk founder Rana Fayez: ‘The work is just beginning’

The Philly fest celebrating Middle Eastern and North African artists and musicians returns this Labor Day weekend. Fayez writes about why such communities are essential in the current political climate.
Engage with culture, identity and ability at the Philadelphia Inclusive Arts Festival purpose

Aug. 14, 2018 12:00 pm

Engage with culture, identity and ability at the Philadelphia Inclusive Arts Festival

The inaugural event series is happening Sept. 6 through 9.
Asian Arts Initiative hopes its SHARED SPACES 共享空间 will help artists and immigrants stay in Chinatown North results

Aug. 9, 2018 9:13 am

Asian Arts Initiative hopes its SHARED SPACES 共享空间 will help artists and immigrants stay in Chinatown North

The pilot cooperative facilities project will connect neighborhood-based cultural groups with low- or no- cost residency, rehearsal or meeting space.
How Philly’s 4 Emerging City Champions are reimagining public space for social change people

Aug. 7, 2018 12:34 pm

How Philly’s 4 Emerging City Champions are reimagining public space for social change

8 80 Cities' local fellows will produce short-term projects aimed at increasing mobility and civic engagement in Norris Square, South Street, Mt. Airy and beyond.
Philly community orgs collected 8,000 illegal signs in June. Next stop: Trash Academy results

Jul. 18, 2018 7:45 am

Philly community orgs collected 8,000 illegal signs in June. Next stop: Trash Academy

Mural Arts is partnering with the city's Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet to repurpose the signs — many of which can't be recycled — into something useful for the communities where they were posted.
The Village of Arts and Humanities turned recorded interviews into a civic engagement tool results

Jul. 17, 2018 1:51 pm

The Village of Arts and Humanities turned recorded interviews into a civic engagement tool

"Home Court: The Hartranft Basketball Revival," an art exhibit celebrating the renovation of a North Philadelphia neighborhood's courts, includes interviews with community members about their collective past, present and future.
This traveling carnival/arts fest/eco-village is coming to Philly in July purpose

Jun. 29, 2018 11:45 am

This traveling carnival/arts fest/eco-village is coming to Philly in July

Carnival de Resistance "simultaneously resists patterns of oppression while attempting to incarnate the more just and beautiful world we believe is possible," says its founder.
Meet Pew’s 2018 arts and culture grantees with a social impact slant funding

Jun. 21, 2018 12:21 pm

Meet Pew’s 2018 arts and culture grantees with a social impact slant

Temple Contemporary's multi-year performance project, for instance, will "bring together 1,000 Philadelphians in 500 private homes to ask each other the question, 'Are we listening?'"

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