Support for the arts

Philly nonprofits looking for support for innovative arts and culture projects can get a boost from a new grant program from the University City District. The Porch Partnership Programming Fund is a three-round, $150,000 grant-making effort for local organizations seeking to facilitate arts and culture projects at The Porch at 30th Street Station. The fund is supported by the William Penn Foundation.

The fund’s first round of grants will support projects executed between August and October 2013; proposals are due on Friday, May 31.

Information on The Porch at 30th Street Station can be found at http://universitycity.org/porch-events. Local nonprofits interested in the fund can learn more about the submission process at http://universitycity.org/request-proposals.

Originally published on May 9, 2013