Leeway Foundation


Leeway's commitment to funding women and trans artists creating social change through their art is the result of diligent work of the foundation to find new ways to more fully live out its mission.

Leeway began in 1993 as a foundation dedicated to supporting women artists in the Philadelphia area. It was funded by an initial gift from Philadelphia-based artist Linda Lee Alter. In the late 1990's, Leeway's leadership grew its commitment to art as a means of helping achieve social change. Inspiration for this commitment came from organizations and activist groups devoted to connecting art and social change, as well as from individuals in the Leeway community who believed in the powerful potential of this link.

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