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Supporting the Greater Philadelphia Area

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, The Pew Charitable Trusts encourages arts and cultural organizations to take innovative approaches in programming, audience engagement, and organizational management. Each fall, 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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Celebrating Some of Philadelphia’s Most Remarkable Artists and Organizations

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In June 2018, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced 45 grants totaling more than $8.7 million in support of the Philadelphia region’s cultural organizations and artists. As those ambitious and imaginative projects get underway, we take a look back at some of the 2017 grantees, and the wide-ranging, extraordinary works that helped invigorate civic life in Pew’s hometown.

Pew Fellowships in the Arts
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25 Years of Support for Local Artists

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25 Years of Support for Local Artists

2017 marked 25 years of the Pew Fellowships in the Arts, which awards unrestricted grants to 12 local artists annually.

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