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PCA Electronic Single Application (ESA)

About ESA

Electronic Single Application (ESA) is a convenient, web-based system for use by PA Council on the Arts (PCA) applicants. Once you register, the system will take you through the application process for the grant program of your choice and allow you to submit all components online.

The ESA Site
Access the ESA site here.

Preparing to Use ESA

  • Before preparing an application, thoroughly review the program guidelines, including the eligibility requirements. The guidelines outline eligibility, program objectives and evaluation criteria.
  • Check your browser compatibility. The ESA works with Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. It is recommended that you use the latest version of these browsers.
  • Be prepared to complete and submit your application, in its entirety, by the program deadline.

Help with ESA

If you need help accessing or are experiencing issues within ESA, please contact the Customer Service Center:
1-833-448-0647 or

If you have questions about PCA grant programs, including details pertaining to the application process, contact the appropriate member of the PCA staff