Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA)
The PPA Project Stream is a funding opportunity of the
Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA), a regionalized funding program
of the PCA. 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.
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September 1 - August 31. All funded activities must take place during this time period.
Statewide at least 75% of the PPA Project Stream funds will
support projects not conducted with or in PCA supported organizations or
programs. 25% of the funds will support projects that are conducted
with or in PCA supported organizations or programs. The level of
competition for funding in the two project categories will vary among
PPA service regions
- 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.
- 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 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 period: Arts in Education
Residencies; Preserving Diverse Cultures; and Professional Development
Funds cannot be used to support the following:
Capital expenditures, including equipment costing $500 or more per item
Activities for which academic credit is given
Activities that have already been completed
Activities that have a religious purpose
Performances and exhibitions not available to the general public
Performances and exhibition outside Pennsylvania
Cash prizes and awards
Hospitality expenses, i.e., receptions, parties, gallery openings
Art programs of social service agencies
where the programs are primarily recreational, for rehabilitation or
Acknowledgment and Logo page for information on the Crediting Requirements for PPA grants.