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Fels Fund Awards Arts & Culture Grants

Friday, June 29, 2018




The Board of Directors of the Samuel S. Fels Fund approved 22 grants to 19 arts and culture organizations. Most organizations received a two-year commitment for general support. Fels' Arts & Culture grants totaled $330K this year and $325K next year. Grant recipients are:

  • African American Museum in Philadelphia
  • Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture
  • ArtWell Collaborative, Inc.
  • Asian Arts Initiative
  • Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra
  • Girls Rock Philly
  • Intercultural Journeys, Inc.
  • Jazz Bridge Project
  • Just Act
  • Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble
  • Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers
  • Mighty Writers
  • Philadelphia Folklore Project
  • Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates
  • Philadelphia Young Playwrights Program, Inc.
  • Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement
  • Scribe Video Center, Inc.
  • Taller Puertorriqueño, Inc.
  • Twelve Gates Arts

In addition, three advocacy/organizing groups were awarded grants for a one-year cycle:

  • Education Law Center
  • Youth United for Change

For further details, visit the Fels Fund's website

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