The Christopher Ludwick Foundation

The Christopher Ludwick Foundation

2021-2022 Grant Awards

Grants awarded by the Christopher Ludwick Foundation generally range from $2,500 to $5,000, with a very few exceeding $5,000. For the 2021-2022 year, the Foundation awarded a total of $270,000 to the following organizations:

1812 Productions – Theater education

The Academy of Natural Sciences – Virtual School Program

Achieve Now – Power Partners Program

ACHIEVEability – Hopeful Horizons Program

Allens Lane Art Center – Summer Camp

Arden Theatre Company – Theater tickets for students

Art Sphere – Art workshops

Artistas Musicos Latino Americanos – Latin performing arts school

Artwell – We the Poets

ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships – After-school & summer enrichment

Asian Arts Initiative – Youth Arts workshop

Astral Artists – Classroom Classics

Awbury Arboretum Association – Environmental education

Barnes Foundation – Art-based biliteracy program

Beat the Streets Philadelphia – After-school and summer activities

Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia – Program for at-risk students

Cambodian Assn. of Greater Philadelphia – After-school and summer camp

Centro Nueva Creacion – Grito de Lares program

Children's Village – K-7 enrichment

Citizens for Children and Youth – Picasso Project

The Clay Studio – Ceramic art education

College Possible Philadelphia – College admission and follow-up support

College Prep at Penn Charter – College prep

Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships – Dance program

ESF Dream Camp Foundation – After-school program

The Fabric Workshop and Museum – Studio art education

Fleisher Art Memorial – Community arts partnership

The Food Trust – Healthy Kindergarten initiative

The Franklin Institute – Student access

The Free Library of Phila. Foundation – Read by 4th program

Fresh Artists – “Cool Jobs” for 7th graders

Galleries at Moore College of Art – After-school art workshop

Healthy NewsWorks – Health literacy for K-8

Hope Partnership for Education – Graduate support program

Horizons at Greene Street Friends School – Summer enrichment

Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia – Neighborhood mosaic program

International Ballet Exchange – Ballet classes in schools

John Bartram Association – Health & advocacy program

Lantern Theater Company – Illumination program

Mann Center for the Performing Arts – Music industry training program

Mercy Neighborhood Ministries – STEM program grades 4-8

Metropolitan Ballet Co. – Kinetic literacy for grades K-2

Mighty Writers – Literacy & writing program

Monell Chemical Senses Center – Science apprenticeships

Musicopia – String orchestra

Need in Deed – Community issues exploration, grades 3-8

Norris Square Neighborhood Project – Youth gardening

North Light Community Center – Summer camp

Penn Museum – Unpacking the Past

Pennsylvania Society for Biomedical Research – Science program, research coaching

Philadelphia Chess Society – Chess championship prep

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine – Summer Academy

Philadelphia Education Fund – College access

Philadelphia Futures – College access and support

Philadelphia Young Playwrights – Playwrighting

Play On Philly – Music education

Portside Arts Center – Creative Classroom Project

The Print Center – Artists-in-Schools

Project Home – Enrichment, K-12

The Rock School for Dance Education – RockReach dance program

Rock to the Future – MusiCore, Kensington

The School District of Philadelphia – Emergency funds

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Ed. – Program support

Scribe Video Center, Inc. – Documentary history program

Settlement Music School – Pathways Program

Starfinder Foundation – Playmakers Program

Stenton, The National Foundation of The Colonial Dames in Pennsylvania – History Hunters program

Steppingstone Scholars, Inc. – Middle grades academy

Summer Search Philadelphia – College prep

Temple Univ. Music Preparatory Division – Community music scholars

Theatre Exile – Paper Wings program

Unscripted Project – Improv classes

Wagner Free Institute of Science – Science education

West Phila. Alliance for Children (WePAC) – Access to books, literacy

The Wilma Theater – Wilmagination program

Woodmere Art Museum – Rhythm & Blue art education

Wyck Association – Community outreach




The Christopher Ludwick Foundation, P.O. Box 1313, 16 North Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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