2019 Grantees

Allens Lane Art Center: Sculpture Classes for Visually-Impaired Adults ($5,000)

Allens Lane Art Center (ALAC) provides programs and activities that bring our diverse community together to experience and support the arts.  More information here.



Art Reach: General Operating Support ($5,000)

Art-Reach creates opportunities for people from the disability community and/or living with low-income to have greater access to arts and culture. More information here.

Artistas y Musicos Latino Americanos (AMLA): General Operating Support ($7,500)

The mission of AMLA is to promote the development, dissemination and understanding of Latin music in the Delaware Valley with an emphasis on music education for young people.  More information here.

ArtWell: General Operating Support ($5,000)

ArtWell supports young people and their communities through multidisciplinary arts expression, education, and creative reflection to celebrate their strengths, thrive while facing complex challenges, and awaken their dreams.  More information here.

Centro Neuva Creación: Bomba After-School Program ($7,500)

Centro Nueva Creación (Centro) promotes resilience in young people through educational enrichment and engagement with the arts and Latino cultures; empowering young people to focus on the positive aspects of their neighborhood through photography.  More information here.

Danse4Nia Repertory Ensemble: General operating support ($5,000)

*Danse4Nia Repertory Ensemble educates, empowers and create the next generation of well-rounded arts advocates and citizens by presenting exceptional dance works, collaborating with artists across genres and delivering high-impact residencies. *First Time Grantee  More information here.


Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers (KYL/D): CHI Dance: Mindfulness Movement Classes ($5,000)

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers (KYL/D) celebrates the ability of dance to integrate body, spirit and mind. Proceeding from philosophies and contemplative practices of Asian origin, the company performs contemporary works by Executive Artistic Director Kun-Yang Lin and provides programs that transcend cultural boundaries.  More information here.

Norris Square Neighborhood Project: General Operating Support ($5,000)

NSNP’s mission is to unite and inspire youth and families using the strengths of our community: shared cultural wisdom, creative energies, and environmental spaces and experiences.  More information here.


Philadelphia Dance Company (Philadanco): Dance Instruction and Training Program ($5,000)

Philadanco builds the skills of emerging and professional dancers and choreographers in a nurturing environment, while increasing the appreciation of dance among its many communities.  More information here.

Philadelphia Folklore Project: General Operating Support ($5,000)

Philadelphia Folklore Project works to sustain cultural and artistic practices rooted in the histories and traditions of people in Philadelphia. More information here.


Portside Arts Center: General operating support ($5,000)

The goals of *Portside’s ASAP are to promote early and long-term, exposure to the arts, provide affordable and enriching afterschool programming and connect families of diverse backgrounds and economic means.  *First Time Grantee   More information here.

Power Street Theatre: Theatre Program for Adults ($5,000)

“Power Street Theatre Company (PSTC) is home to a collective of fierce multicultural and multidisciplinary artists dedicated to connecting communities through the performing arts by sharing powerful stories that innovate and inspire.”  More information here.



Project 440: Performance Projects ($5,000) 

*Project 440 engages, educates and inspires young musicians, providing them with the career and life skills they need to develop into tomorrow’s civic-minded, entrepreneurial leaders.  *First Time Grantee  More info here.



Rock to the Future: General Operating Support ($5,000)

Rock to the Future provides music education for youth in Philadelphia’s underserved neighborhoods at no cost to them or their families.  We empower individuals and strengthen communities.  More information here.



The Big Picture Alliance: Teen Media Collective ($5,000)

Big Picture Alliance provides transformative learning experiences that promote self-expression, collaboration, and achievement.  More information here.


Theatre Exile: Paper Wings Playwriting Program ($5,000)

*Theatre Exile produces challenging plays exploring the complexities of the human condition and containing a sense of Philadelphia grit and passion.*First Time Grantee   More info here.

University City Arts League: UCAL Community Arts Program ($5,000)

UCAL is dedicated to education and cultural enrichment in the arts for people of all ages in our diverse community.  More information here.

Wagner Free Institute of Science: Science, Nature and Art Program ($5,000)

The Wagner Free Institute of Science is a natural history museum and educational institution dedicated to free science education offering adult courses and children’s lessons and programs.  More information here.