2021 Grantees

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture: General Operating Support  ($6,000)

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture presents a series of performances workshops, and commissioned works featuring Arab and non-Arab artists.

More info:
www.albustanseeds.org

Art Sphere Inc.: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Art Sphere Inc.: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Art Sphere Inc. is a non-profit organization that targets underserved populations in an effort to engage the creativity in communities, empower neighborhoods, explore the positives in peoples’ lives, and heal the mind, body, and spirit through the arts.

More info:
www.artsphere.org

Artistas y Musicos Latino Americanos (AMLA): General Operating Support ($6,000)

Artistas y Musicos Latino Americanos (AMLA): General Operating Support ($6,000)

Artistas y Músicos Latino Americanos (AMLA) promotes the development, dissemination and understanding of Latin music in the Delaware Valley with an emphasis on music education for young people. 

More info:
www.amla.org

Beyond the Bars: General Operating Support ($7,500)

Beyond the Bars: General Operating Support ($7,500)

Beyond The Bars is a student driven music and career skills program that is dedicated to interrupting the cycles of violence and incarceration while helping its students recognize their immense potential.

More info:
www.beyondthebarsmusic.org

Big Picture Alliance: Teen Media Collective ($6,000)

Big Picture Alliance: Teen Media Collective ($6,000)

Big Picture Alliance engages, educates and empowers Philadelphia youth through filmmaking and digital media arts. Providing transformative learning experiences that promote self-expression, collaboration, and achievement. 

More info:
www.bigpicturealliance.org

Centro Nueva Creación: General Operating Support/Art Education ($6,000)

Centro Nueva Creación: General Operating Support/Art Education ($6,000)

Centro Nueva Creación promotes resilience in young people through educational enrichment and engagement with the arts and Latino cultures.

More info:
www.goodlands.org

Dance Iquail: General Operating Support ($7,500)

Dance Iquail: General Operating Support ($7,500)

DANCE IQUAIL! presents original dance works and community educational programs that engage issues of social justice, that enriches, heals and transforms through dance.

More info:
www.danceiquail.org

Dancing Classrooms: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Dancing Classrooms: General Operating Support ($6,000)

The Dancing Classrooms Philly fosters self-esteem, social awareness and joy in children by providing the opportunity to learn and perform social dance.

More info:
www.dancingclassroomsphilly.org

Danse4Nia Repertory Ensemble: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Danse4Nia Repertory Ensemble: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Danse4Nia Repertory Ensemble educates, empowers and creates 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.

More info:
www.danse4nia.org

Mamadêlê Foundation: General Operating Support/Arts Education ($6,000)

Mamadêlê Foundation: General Operating Support/Arts Education ($6,000)

Mamadêlê Foundation produces performances, classes and trips which celebrate the arts and culture of Bahia, Brazil.

More info:
www.mamadele.org

Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society, Inc.: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society, Inc.: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society promotes and preserves the cultural heritage of the Chinese community in the form of Chinese Opera through educational activities and touring engagements.

More info:
https://philapcos.org/

Philadelphia Young Playwrights: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Philadelphia Young Playwrights: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Philadelphia Young Playwrights taps the potential of youth and inspires learning through playwriting.

More info:
www.PhillyYoungPlaywrights.org

Philly Audio Diaries of CultureTrust: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Philly Audio Diaries of CultureTrust: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Philly Audio Diaries trains young people in Philadelphia to tell their own stories for broadcast.

More info:
https://www.phillyaudiodiaries.com/

Photography Without Borders: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Photography Without Borders: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Photography Without Borders empowers young artists to tell their story to a wider audience through photography. 

More info:
photographywithoutborders.org

Rock to the Future: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Rock to the Future: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Rock to the Future provides music education for youth in Philadelphia’s underserved neighborhoods at no cost; empowering individuals and strengthening communities.

More info:
www.rocktothefuture.org

Scene-N-Action Productions Co. Inc.: General Operating Support ($7,500)

Scene-N-Action Productions Co. Inc.: General Operating Support ($7,500)

Our mission is to use the performing arts as a tool to cultivate talent, creativity and self-enrichment; while simultaneously creating an inclusive community for youth both in-house and through outreach. 

More info:
www.snapcompany.org

Scribe Video Center, Inc.: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Scribe Video Center, Inc.: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Scribe’s mission is to explore, develop and advance the use of digital media as an artistic means for creative expression and as tools for progressive social change.

More info:
www.scribe.org

Sister Cities Girlchoir, Incorporated: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Sister Cities Girlchoir, Incorporated: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Girl empowerment choral academy for Greater Philadelphia-area.  The Saturday Girlchoir Academy is the weekly designated safe space where participants build supportive social networks, develop academic skills, and foster positive life factors while fully engaged in a choral training academy.

More info:
sistercitiesgc.org

Spiral Q Puppet Theater: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Spiral Q Puppet Theater: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Spiral Q is an interdisciplinary ensemble of artists, activists, and cultural organizers who work to build strong and equitable communities characterized by creativity, joy, can-do attitudes and the courage to act on their convictions.

More info:
www.spiralq.org

Theatre Exile: Paper Wings Playwriting Program ($6,000)

Theatre Exile: Paper Wings Playwriting Program ($6,000)

Theatre Exile’s Paper Wings playwriting program encourages students to discover their artistic voices.

More info:
www.theatreexile.org

Tibetan Association of Philadelphia: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Tibetan Association of Philadelphia: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Preserves rich and unique Tibetan culture, tradition and language. Teaches and passes on Tibetan language and culture to younger generation, including unique Tibetan musical instruments.

More info:
www.phillytibetans.org

Unscripted Project: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Unscripted Project: General Operating Support ($6,000)

The Unscripted Project’s equips students with the building blocks for personal and professional success through the power of improvisational theatre.

More info:
www.unscriptedproject.org

Warrior Writers of Culture Trust Greater Philadelphia: General Operating Support  ($6,000)

Warrior Writers of Culture Trust Greater Philadelphia: General Operating Support ($6,000)

Our mission is to create a culture that articulates veterans’ experiences, build a collaborative community for artistic expression, and bear witness to war and the full range of military experiences.

More info:
www.warriorwriters.org

Young Artist Program: General Operating Support ($7,500)

Young Artist Program: General Operating Support ($7,500)

The Young Artist Program centers BIPOC, LGBTQ+ identifying youth artists as well as adult leadership. Using art as a tool for personal growth and social change by providing students with both art instruction & opportunities for political activism.

More info:
www.theyap.org