Invigorating Civic Life
The Pew Charitable Trusts applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public, and invigorate civic life, as these recent accomplishments illustrate.
2017 fellows Nicole Canuso and Annie Wilson, both choreographers and performers, embrace in celebration at the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage ceremony held in June honoring 53 new grants to cultural organizations and artists in the Philadelphia region. (© Shannon Collins/The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage)
Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announces 2017 awards
In June, the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage hosted more than 120 members of the Philadelphia arts and culture community at the Christ Church Neighborhood House to announce its 2017 awards. This year, the center provided a total of more than $10.3 million in support of 39 project grants, two advancement grants, and 12 Pew fellowships in the arts. This funding will support individuals and organizations presenting exceptional cultural programming to a wide range of audiences.