Dates & Deadlines:
- Applications open*: March 25, 2021
- Application deadline*: June 14, 2021
- Notification of The Velocity Fund grants: August 2021
*All applications must be completed in Submittable.
Eligibility & Requirements:
Who can apply?
- Visual artists*
- Artist Run Spaces and Collectives*
*all must be located within the city limits of Philadelphia
Who cannot apply?
- Lead organizer who received a Velocity Fund grant from the previous year
- Incorporated 501(c)3 not-for-profit organizations
- For profit organizations
- Artists who live outside of Philadelphia
- Artists seeking support to fund their own work with no public outcome
- All funded projects must occur within one year of receiving grant award
- Projects may not begin before September 2021
Applications will be reviewed by an independent panel of artists and curators from within Philadelphia and across the country.