Grantees

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.<

Bright Light, a theatre company dedicated to experimental movement-base work, will premiere Precipice at The Black Lodge at the Paul Green School of Rock as part of the 1020 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.  Bright Light is a non-profit theatre company that produces performances, educational workshops, and artistic research opportunities based in Philadelphia.  A $5,000 grant was awarded to suppor

Blue:Red:Yellow's goals are to produce t-shirts, scarves, and other sustainable clothing that does not harm the buyer or planet, and to promote this local, eco-friendly, and healthy clothing in the Philadelphia area.  Blue:Red:Yellow's process will help emphasize the need for more sustainable product design for the future generations.  A $2,700 grant was awarded to produce the initial products