Grantees

Andrew Dahlgren created ADMK after completing the Local Craft Industries Project, a year-long investigation into the current state of domestic and commercial knitting in the region. Andrew completed this project with a vision of a 21st century textile industry built in Philadelphia utilizing cutting edge knitting technology as a key component.

Webroulette is a web browser that allows people who are visiting the same site at the same time to be able to video chat in real time about what they are browsing.  A webroulette user can scan through the other users who are looking at the same site and open a two-way gateway for instant communication.  A $1,300 grant was awarded to assist with web platform and smart phone program development,

Sukkatash is a film production company that is creating a series of short films that create stories with a new spin on the fairy tale model.  The first film targets not just cinephiles, but also urban music aficionados that may relate to the film's music and content.  This film will be premiered at the 2010 SWSX Film Festival.  A $2,500 grant was awa

Phonographic Unlimited is a brand of products inspired by music, DJ, and record collecting cultures for music fans and collectors.  Products include shelving for vinyl records, vinyl music accessories, and t-shirts, all of which will be manufactured domestically.  A $5,000 grant was awarded to assist with the start-up costs and initial product development.

ReConstruct develops sustainable furniture that is upcycled from the waste of other industries, such as panel manufacturers and local woodworking shops.  ReConstruct converts industry waste into a useful material stream for the fabrication of high-quality, hand-made furniture.  A $3,000 grant was awarded to assist in buying equipment and materials, developing a website, and leasing a workshop.<