Foundation / Corporation
William Penn Foundation
Grants to Pennsylvania and New Jersey organizations for arts education, general operating support, and arts creation and presentation in eligible regions. The purpose of funding is to support local arts and culture organizations, provide children in grades K-12 with exposure to the arts, and encourage projects or programs that emphasize diverse and culturally relevant art produced in an inclusive and equitable way. Organizations located in and programs taking place throughout the six-county region (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia, and Camden, NJ) are eligible for funding, though most funding will focus on the City of Philadelphia.
GrantWatch ID#: 179167
Arts Presentation and Art Making grantees that are not eligible for general operating support through the Arts and Culture Hubs strategy may be awarded up to an additional 10% to cover overhead costs, not to exceed $100,000.
Typically, an Arts and Culture Hubs grant is awarded for three years (36 months).
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://williampennfoundation.force.com/FGM_Portal__CommunitySignin
If you would like to find a time to speak with a Program Officer before applying, please email the appropriate staff member. Email communication is preferred and often the quickest, but if you do not have access to email, please call 215-988-1830 to be directed to the appropriate Creative Communities team member, listed below:
Arts and Culture Hubs: Lindsay Tucker So
Arts Education and Exposure: Hillary Murray
Arts Presentation and Art Making: Lindsay Tucker So and Hillary Murray
William Penn Foundation
Two Logan Square, 11th Floor
100 North 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-2757
USA: New Jersey: Camden County; Pennsylvania: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties
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