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.

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The 2017 Art Meets Activism Grant information is now available.  The AMA grants support Kentucky artists and organizations to engage community in artmaking.  Workshops will be held in Louisville, Hopkinsville and Grayson.

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This year’s Summer Residency Program, “Voice Lessons,” with Writer-in-Residence George Ella Lyon will be held June 11-17 at Hopscotch House. Kentucky women writers who wish to develop their artistic skills are invited to apply.  Deadline to apply is March 3.

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Highlights the stories of KFW and the broader community who have passionately worked to construct the art and social justice movement that is uniquely Kentucky.

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Feminist Artist Survey

As a foundation, our goal is to give artists the resources they need to create impactful change for women and girls. Quite often, these opportunities include connecting with others to spark transformational projects.

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KFW Day 2016

We celebrated KFW Day 2016 at Hopscotch House on September 24. We had an excellent turnout of Kentucky feminists and artists who got to make valuable networking connections. Of course, we also honored this years […]

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Download the KFW Annual Report

The KFW Annual Report Is Available. 

It’s been a busy and transformational fiscal year. As we celebrate KFW Day, we are happy to share with our community information on our grants, residencies, awards, and new initiatives.

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