Applications are OPEN for Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA)
2018-2019 Project Stream funding.

The application must be completed online

After reading the 2018-19 guidelines, you can apply online through the Electronic Single Application (ESA).
This is a new portal, you will be required to create a new login.
For complete information on using the new portal, please view these instructions: Project Stream Application Instructions

Click Here for a PDF of the 2018-19 guidelines


PPA Project Stream provides grants of up to $2,500 to eligible organizations and individuals to conduct arts projects.

The features of Project Stream are:

         ♦  Grants are awarded annually and applicants must reapply every year.
         ♦  Grant is for projects that have not yet occurred. The grant activities period is from September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.
         ♦  Applicants may submit one (1) Project Stream application per PPA service region, per grant period.


Guidelines for 2018-2019 Project Stream Funding

•  Project must: be an arts activity conducted for the benefit of the public (for-profit organizations are ineligible); take place in the PPA Partner’s service region and have a public component. (For Berks Arts Council, service region is Berks, Schuylkill & Lancaster Counties)

•  The applicant, if an individual, must be at least eighteen years old.

•  PPA Project Stream applicants may not apply to the following grant programs for the same grant period: PPA Program Stream, PCA AOAP Track; or PCA Entry Track.

•  PPA Project Stream applicants may apply to the following PCA grant programs during the same grant period: Arts in Education Residencies;   Preserving Diverse Cultures; and Professional Development and Consulting.

The Project Stream provides grants up to $2,500 to eligible organizations or individuals to conduct arts projects.

Applicants for PPA Project Stream funding may not also apply for PPA Program Stream funding or the PCA’s Arts Organizations and Arts Programs (AOAP) Track, or Entry Track for the same time period. 

All activities must take place between September 1 - August 31.

Click Here for a PDF of the 2018-19 guidelines

Please email if you have any questions regarding the program.

CLICK HERE  for information on the 2017-2018 Grant Recipients 

CURRENT GRANT RECIPIENTS: CLICK HERE for PA Council on the Arts logos.

Berks Arts Council Logo available here: BerksArtsLogo

Updated 05/09/2018

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