The Velocity Fund

Application Checklist:

Contact Information of Lead Organizer
Visual Support Materials and Descriptions
Brief Biography of Artists
The Velocity Fund Budget Form PDF or  XLS

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Dates & Deadlines:

  • Applications open*: March 2022 
  • ​Application deadline*: June 2022 
  • Notification of The Velocity Fund grants: August 2022

*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
  • Students
  • 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

Time frame

  • All funded projects must occur within one year of receiving grant award
  • Projects may not begin before September 2021

Who Decides?

​Applications will be reviewed by an independent panel of artists and curators from within Philadelphia and across the country.

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