the Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation in response to COVID19 increased the funding available for grant-making. The local artists-ran organization works hard to support and celebrate the arts. They recently announced 23 organizations would receive awards of $5,000 each. We are thrilled to announce, several of our Track 2, fiscally sponsored projects were grantees.
CultureWorks members: Power Street Theatre Company, Spiral Q, Young Artists Program and Warrior Writers received the increased funding which will help to continue programming in their respective communities.
About Power Street Theatre Company: Is dedicated to connecting communities through the power of story by making theatre accessible to communities in North Philadelphia. Power Street is dedicated to creating and producing new inspiring stories with innovative voices. Learn more.
About Spiral Q: Builds strong and equitable communities characterized by creativity, joy, can-do attitudes, and the courage to act on their convictions. Learn more.
About Young Artists Program: Is an after school program for LGBTQ+ high school students that celebrates queerness through art making and community building. Learn more.
About Warrior Writers: Is a national non-profit. The 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. Learn more.
Grantees this year, in addition to CultureWorks members, include: SNAP, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, Allens Lane Art Center, Art Sphere, Artistas y Musicos Latino Americanos, ArtWell, Big Picture Alliance, Danse4Nia Repertory Ensemble, International Ballet Exchange, Kulu Mele African Dance and Drum Ensemble, Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, Philadelphia Dance Company, Philadelphia Folklore Project, Portside Arts Center, Rock to the Future, Scribe Video Center, Sister Cities Girlchoir, Tibetan Association of Philadelphia, University City Arts League.