Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grants

Source: Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Description:  Ezra Jack Keats (1916-1983) was a pioneer in American children’s literature. He based the lives of his multiracial characters on his childhood but added loving parents, friends and pets. He wanted no child to be an outsider. “If we could see each other exactly as the other is,” he wrote,…
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Museums for All

Source: Association of Children’s Museums Description: Museums for All is a cooperative initiative between the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to offer a signature access program that encourages families of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum habits. Website: https://museums4all.org   
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Fairmount Park Waterworks

Source: Fairmount Park Waterworks Description: The Fairmount Water Works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was Philadelphia’s second municipal waterworks. Designed in 1812 by Frederick Graff and built between 1812 and 1872, it operated until 1909, winning praise for its design and becoming a popular tourist attraction. The mission of the Fairmount Water Works(FWW) is to foster stewardship of our shared water resources by encouraging…
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Historic Philadelphia, Inc.

Source: Historic Philadelphia, Inc. Description: Historic Philadelphia isn’t just a place. It’s an organization – dedicated to making our nation’s history relevant and real through interpretation, interaction and education, strengthening Greater Philadelphia’s role as the destination to experience American history. Website: http://www.historicphiladelphia.org
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Keepers Of The Culture, INC.

Source: Keepers Of The Culture, INC. Description: KOTC is a non-profit, educational, cultural art organization which seeks to  perpetuate the African and African-American oral tradition. We recognize  that traditional African storytellers – griot’s – were the true “Keepers  Of The Culture.” Website: https://kotcinc.org
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Dust To Dawn Fashions INC

Source: Dust To Dawn Fashions INC Description:  Dust to Dawn Fashions Inc. is a fashion and accessory design business. We’ve been in the fashion design and tailoring business for over 25 years. We have expanded our products and services. We now offer handcrafted hats, and accessories. We also provide the following classes and services. Hat Making…
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Read By 4th

Source: Read By 4th Description: Read by 4th is a citywide campaign bringing together an ever growing coalition of partners working towards a shared vision that all children will be reading on grade level by the time they enter the 4th grade. By the start of the 2016-2017 school year, almost two thirds of children in Philadelphia…
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Modero Dance

Source: Modero Dance Description: Modero is a community based dance company, events and entertainment services. Modero started as a dance company in 2011.  Sinta decided to start her own dance company after her trip to Poso in Central Sulawesi and consulted with her sister Diana. Her sister gave her blessing and her brother Igor Saykoji designed her logo…
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MLK Day of Service

Source: Global Citizen Description: The Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service, the largest King Day event in the nation, and Global Citizen, promotes year-round volunteer service and civic engagement. Global Citizen, in partnership with the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, has launched a community workshop series focused on building community leadership…
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Philadelphia Magic Gardens

Source: Philadelphia Magic Gardens Description: Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) inspires creativity and community engagement by educating the public about folk, mosaic, and visionary art. PMG preserves interpret and provide access to Isaiah Zagar’s unique mosaic art environment and his public murals. Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) is an immersive mixed media art environment that is completely covered with…
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