2019 Firestarter Award Winners Announced!

Biddix and Glass Receive 2019 Firestarter Award

The Kentucky Foundation for Women is proud to announce that Arielle “Red” Biddix and Candy Glass are the recipients of the 2019 Firestarter Award. The award will be given at the foundation’s annual celebration of community, KFW Day, on September 22.

The Firestarter Award is an annual award that honors […]

By |September 5th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

KFW Announces Elmer Lucille Allen 2019 Sallie Bingham Award Winner

KFW Announces Elmer Lucille Allen 2019 Sallie Bingham Award Winner

Elmer Lucille Allen, an award-winning fiber and ceramic artist, is the recipient of the 2019 Sallie Bingham Award. Allen graduated from Central High School in 1949, Nazareth College (now Spalding University) with a Bachelor of Science in 1953, and University of Louisville with a Masters of […]

By |July 31st, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

Artist Enrichment Grant Application Information

We enjoyed hosting our 2018 Fall Grant Workshops in Richmond, Frankfort, and Paducah!

Although we won’t be hosting anymore workshops this year, there is still a chance to access information about our Artist Enrichment Grants before the application deadline on Friday, September 7!
Here are some simple steps to prepare you for your grant application process:

1) Trying […]

By |August 28th, 2018|KFW Blog, Uncategorized|

Girls of Color: Voice and Vision Grant Recipients

Girls of Color: Voice and Vision Grant Recipients
KFW is proud to announce the Girls of Color: Voice and Vision grantees! The purpose of this grant is to elevate the voices and lived experiences of girls of color through shared stories and art making. These inspiring artists and organizations in Kentucky are creating space where the diverse voices and perspectives of girls of color can be valued and heard.


By |June 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 throughout the state. Learn more about these exciting projects below.

Sylvia Ahrens (Lexington): $1,000 for research and writing time to […]

By |December 20th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

2015 Special Grant Recipients Announced

In celebration of KFW’s 30th Anniversary, KFW created a one-time special grant, awarding over $20,000 to artists who have been at the forefront of creating feminist art for social change in Kentucky.

The artists who received these grants are focused on meaningful, interactive artmaking that addresses timely and urgent feminist topics. They are forging new connections […]

By |August 19th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

Fall 2015 Hopscotch House Retreat Session

Now accepting Requests for Retreats at Hopscotch House!
Scheduling is open for retreats at Hopscotch House to take place between July 20 and December 13, 2015.
Hopscotch House is a feminist space located on 10 acres of beautiful farmland outside Louisville. The supportive environment at Hopscotch House can inspire individuals or groups to renew their feminist, artistic […]

By |May 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Susan Bond

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