Philadelphia Photo Arts Center: After-school photography program ($7,500)

Phila-Photo-Arts-bre'aPhiladelphia Photo Arts Center is a creative engine for new photography. As a non-profit organization, PPAC is dedicated to fostering the production and exhibition of work at the leading edge of contemporary practice, as well as in-depth, accessible art education. PPAC’s innovative programming connects artists with audiences, engaging them as more than just passive viewers of work, but as a part of the creative process. Teen Photo is a free, year-long exploration of photography as an introduction to visual communication and critical thinking, as well as a valuable technical skill. More information at: