Overview

The purpose of this grant is to support the start of new classes or continuation of existing classes that center and serve communities in need of more accessible and inclusive movement activities and spaces. This can include but is not limited to communities connected by race, gender identity, religion, culture, language, body size, disability, income, age, or life experience.

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The Teaching Grant

Be a part of making movement more accessible and inclusive for all Philadelphia communities! 

Grant Award:

$500 personal compensation, and mentorship from The Movement Foundation Professional Community.

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Eligibility

To apply, applicants must:

Be a certified (or comparably trained) movement instructor with a minimum 4 months experience teaching group classes.

Offer an upcoming or existing movement-based class that intentionally centers and supports a community in need of more accessible and inclusive movement.

Note: Grantees can be awarded 1 grant per 12 month period.

How We Evaluate:

Applications are evaluated based on 3 key criteria.

If You're Selected:

Grantees have 2 requirements to follow.

Questions?

Check out our Q&A, and feel free to contact us!

Application Closes August 31, 2022.

Before submitting an application, feel free to contact us with any questions! We're happy to provide clarification on grant requirements, application questions, or answer any other questions you may have.

Note: This grant supports both existing classes already in progress, and the start of new classes. This can include a future class only able to occur if awarded the grant. This is an opportunity for potential applicants to identify a community in need of more accessible and inclusive movement, and outline a class they could provide if awarded this grant. If you have any questions about this opportunity, how your class may fit with the grant requirements, or any questions on the application, please reach out!