Dates & Deadlines
- Applications open on Submittable: March 24, 2023
- Applications due: June 6, 2023 at 11:59PM
- Grantees notified: August 2023
- Lead Applicant’s Contact Information
- Brief Artist & Collaborator Bios
- Project Proposal
- Work Samples and Descriptions
- Budget Form (Blank PDF | Sample PDF | Excel Options)
Who can apply?
- Individual artists living in Philadelphia
- Artist-run spaces & collectives, with lead applicant living in Philadelphia
- Projects may begin anytime after September 1, 2023, and should be completed by September 1, 2024.
- Propose new work, or a new phase of work — rather than a project currently in production!
Who CANNOT apply?
- Current students
- Incorporated 501(c)3 non-profit organizations
- For-profit business
- Artists living outside of Philadelphia
- A lead applicant who received a Velocity Fund grant the previous year
Applications will be reviewed by an independent panel of four artists and curators, both within Philadelphia, and across the country.