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, 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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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.


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Application opens June 1, 2022.

And stay tuned for The Business Grant launching Fall 2022!

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