The Division seeks to foster organizational stability,
expansion of the arts and cultural programming in ALANAH communities; and to
support the training of capable administrators.
Strategies for Success Program
The Strategies for Success program addresses organizational development for ALANAH organizations through Implementation Awards, Technical Assistance, Long-Term Consultation, and Individual Development workshops and conferences. Participation in the program is based on three levels of development:
Community-Based Engagement Projects
Community-Based Engagement Project Support Grants are designed to
engage ALANAH communities in the development and implementation of community-based arts and culture
projects. Applicants may apply for artist-initiated projects with a sponsor
nonprofit organization. Community projects may include but are not limited to exhibitions, performances, artist-in-community residencies, and
murals. Applicants may receive up to $3,500 for planning and programming. For more
information regarding deadlines, eligibility criteria and the application
process, please refer to the current funding year's guidelines, available on this page.
Technical Assistance & Professional Development
Short-term, organizational Professional Development and
Consulting (PD&C) awards of up to $2,000 in non-matching funds
available to ALANAH organizations that may be ineligible to participate in the
Strategies for Success Program.
Professional Development for Individual Artists
artists up to $500 to attend conferences and participate in other professional development
opportunities. In the past, artists have received funds to cover conference
fees, non-credit career advancement, and promotional materials.
Organizational Development Conference & Workshops
the professional development of administrators through on-site and virtual
workshops and conference opportunities offered in collaboration with the
National Guild for Community Arts Education and other local, regional and
Contact PDC Program Director Dana Payne for more information regarding program availability and the application process: firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-525-5544.