Kentucky Foundation for Women

The mission of the Kentucky Foundation for Women is to promote positive social change by supporting varied feminist expression in the arts.



Scheduling now open for Individual and Group Retreats taking place January 19th through June 30th, 2018. Retreats are open to artists, activists and allies, both individuals and groups. Click here to learn more.

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Girls of Color Grant for 2018 now available! The Kentucky Foundation for Women also offers two annual grant programs: Artist Enrichment and Art Meets Activism. Grant programs are open to feminist social change artists who reside in Kentucky. Click here to learn more.

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long term residency


Applications for our new Long Term Residency Program are being accepted. This program provides extended time and space for feminist social change artists to explore new ideas and advance creative change. Click here to learn more.

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RSVP for Grant Workshops

KFW will offer participatory workshops in three different locations around the state. Workshops include networking time, a discussion on feminist art for social change, an overview of KFW opportunities, and a detailed look at the grant application process. This is also a great […]

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2017 Artist Enrichment Grants Announced!

2017 Artist Enrichment Grants
KFW is proud to announce the 2017 Artist Enrichment grantees! These inspiring artists are finding diverse and innovative ways to further their own artistic development while creating art for positive social change […]

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Girls of Color Voice and Vision Grant Announced!

Do you work with girls, particularly girls of color? Are you working to highlight the stories and perspectives, strength and spirit of girls of color? Creating space for girls’ creative expression and art making? Then […]


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