The Leonore Annenberg Funds announce 2014 awards for seven artists and eight schools
Seven arts fellows will receive 2014 grants from the Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing and Visual Arts, which provides $50,000 a year for up to two years to young artists of exceptional promise. In addition, the Leonore Annenberg School Fund for Children announced that eight underserved public elementary schools each will receive a grant of $50,000 or more for technology and other educational resources.
The seven arts fellows and eight schools will receive a total of $984,000 from the Leonore Annenberg Scholarship, Fellowship, and School Funds. The 2014 arts fellows and schools will join a list of honorees that includes 10 high school students whose $2.5 million in college scholarships were announced in 2013. Now in its seventh year, the 10-year Leonore Annenberg Funds initiative has awarded a total of $13.2 million to arts fellows, students, and schools. The funds are administered by the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. Click here for more information.