Less than 1 week left to apply for the Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia

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Applications are being accepted for the Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia right here  through Oct. 15.

We believe the arts can engage and enrich communities and that your ideas can make an impact. That’s why the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is investing $9 million in innovative arts ideas. To date, 71 ideas have been awarded $5.4 million.What can these ideas look like? The possibilities are endless, and no idea is too large or too small. There are only three rules for the challenge:

  1. Your idea must be about the arts.
  2. Your project must take place in or benefit Philadelphia.
  3. You must find funding to match Knight’s commitment, within a year.

Finalists for the challenge will be announced in early 2013; those projects will be asked to submit a more detailed proposal. Winners will be announced in the spring. Want to stay up to date on Knight Arts initiatives? Have a question about the challenge? Be sure to like Knight Arts on Facebook and follow @KnightArts on Twitter.

Or, read through the archived web chat with Knight staff on the challenge, now available here:  www.knightarts.org/philly-chat. Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, street crowd. Photo by George Feder.