Knight Foundation grants spotlight urgent need for diversity in the arts
Published on March 21, 2018 with CityWide Stories.
Diversifying the Philly arts scene is a theme for several of this year’s John S. and James L. Knight Foundation awards to local arts and culture institutions, totaling $923,600 in all among nine groups.
After Play on, Philly! (POP) nabbed a $250,000 grant from the Knight Foundationthis school year, founder and executive director Stanford Thompson illustrated one of the reasons for the stark racial gap in American classical music by contrasting musicians and doctors. Read more.