In the arts and culture arena, Pew supports organizations, artists, and projects that inspire, educate, and entertain diverse audiences throughout the Philadelphia region. Through the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage Pew encourages arts and cultural organizations to take innovative approaches in programming, audience engagement, and organizational management. Each spring, the center awards financial support for cultural programs and fellowships through a competitive peer-review process.
Pew also provides support for special, specific projects that enhance Philadelphia’s cultural vibrancy and improve the city’s broader economic outlook. And we partner with the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance to enhance audience engagement among the Philadelphia region’s arts and culture organizations.
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PHILADELPHIA – June 19, 2017 – The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage today announced 53 grants in support of the Philadelphia region’s cultural organizations and artists. The 2017 awards total more than $10.3 million and provide funding for 12 new Pew Fellowships, 39 Project grants, and two Advancement grants. Read More
If you want to see what arts and culture can do for a city, put on your walking shoes and take a stroll along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Read More
Philadelphia, PA- The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage has awarded over $6.5 million in support of Philadelphia's dynamic cultural community. This year's grants will support 52 upcoming projects by local cultural organizations. Recipients range in size and stature from small collectives to established institutions, from creative newcomers to community strongholds. Their projects will bring... Read More
Philadelphia—the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution—is also Pew’s hometown.