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Apply for a Grant


For Organizations

Statewide Creative Catalyst Grants (previously titled Strategic Initiatives and Conference Support- this funding opportunity is designed to encourage and support projects and events that have the potential for statewide impact on the arts and creative sector. Statewide Creative Catalyst grants are not designed to provide ongoing support or to fund projects that occur on an annual or regular basis, but rather to help support special events or unique, strategic opportunities. Applications will be reviewed quarterly by PCA staff; funding recommendations will be presented and voted on at the PCA's quarterly Council meetings. 

s your nonprofit a first-time applicant?

Entry Track  - Budgets more than $200,000

Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) - Project Stream

Have you been recommended to apply to AOAP or PPA Program Stream?

Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) - Program Stream


Are you interested in residencies in Arts in Education?

AIE Residencies

Teaching Artist Partnerships and Long Term Residency Projects (TAP & LTR)


Are you a Black, Indigenous, or People of Color (BIPOC) organization?

Preserving Diverse Cultures

Are you interested in arts-based community and economic development?

Creative Communities Initiative 

Creative Business Loan Fund


For Individuals

AIE Residencies

Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeships

Creative Business Loan Fund