Leeway Foundation | Grant Programs Intern
This Deadline Expired: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
GRANT PROGRAMS INTERNSHIP
The Leeway Foundation is a Philadelphia-based independent foundation that supports women and trans artists and cultural producers working in communities at the intersection of art, culture, and social change. Through the Foundation’s grantmaking and other programs, we promote expression that amplifies the voices of those on the margins, promotes sustainable and healthy communities, and works in the service of movements for change.
The Grants Program Intern will work together with the Program Director to support the administrative and outreach elements of our grant programs, including:
Assisting in the administrative aspects of various grant review panel processes;
Compiling and assisting in the design of infographic and other visual representations of grant application data;
Assisting in the preparation and promotion of grant information sessions;
Reading and assessing grant applications for various grant panels, together with Leeway staff as part of the internal staff review;
Updating database and various contact lists;
Other special projects as assigned.
An ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Interest in art and social change
Ability to work independently
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Some technical knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and/or Mac-based programs
TERM & COMPENSATION
The position start date is flexible but, ideally, will begin in mid-October 2019 and continue through the end of the year. Interns are expected to work a minimum of 10 hours a week, with a flexible schedule during daytime business hours (10-4PM), though participation at weekly staff meetings on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. are required.
Leeway offers a stipend of $150/week for the position. This intern reports directly to the Program Director but can support the work of programs, communications, and administration at Leeway.
Interested candidates should submit their application online at leeway.org/internship and indicate “Grants
Program Intern” in the cover letter.
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