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All application guidelines and forms are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format unless otherwise indicated.

Most applications including AOAP and Entry Tracks may be completed online using the PCA's eGRANT electronic application system found HERE.

Applicants should contact PCA directly with any questions regarding access or completion of applications.

All guidelines and application form documents are available from the PCA in hardcopy upon request.

NOTE: View the Deadline Calendar. "Past Due" application forms are available for reference only. Please do not submit any Past Due applications. "TBD" means the deadline has not been determined to date.


Arts Organizations & Arts Programs (AOAP)
Full Application


Arts Organizations & Arts Programs (AOAP)
Interim Application (a/k/a Interim Report)


Arts in Education: Residencies


Arts in Education: Teacher Artist Partnerships (TAPs) & Long Term Residencies (LTRs)

Entry Track

Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships are grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) which support the learning of folk and traditional arts, defined as those artistic traditions characteristic of specific ethnic, religious, linguistic, occupational, or regional groups. These grants are administered for the PCA by FolkArtPA at Jump Street in Harrisburg, PA.

Each grant award provides funding to a partnership between a master artist and a qualified apprentice, enabling them to work together in a year-long learning experience to allow for in-depth learning that encompasses the context of the culture and the development of a mentoring relationship as well as the acquisition of techniques and artistry.

  • Guidelines

  • Apply Here

  • Download Application to Your Desktop Here. (Open the file in in Adobe Reader).


    PA Partners in the Arts (PPA)
    Program Stream Full Applications Stream


    PA Partners in the Arts (PPA) Program Stream
    Interim Applications Stream


    PA Partners in the Arts (PPA)
    Project Stream


    Preserving Diverse Cultures


    Professional Development & Consulting

    Download Application to Your Desktop Here .

      You will need Adobe's free Acrobat Reader to open and view these documents.

      CALL PD&C Program Director, Jewel Jones Fulp if you have questions, 717-525-5544.

    The Professional Development and Consulting (PD&C) funding opportunity is available to non-profit arts organizations/arts programs only. A limited pool of funds is available to address specific artistic, programmatic,  administrative  or technical needs. Funds are generally used to hire consultants to assess a specific issue and recommend  action. Additionally, the PCA offers funding for professional development opportunities, such as conferences.  PCA also supports busing to arts events in Pennsylvania



    Print and mail to Jewel Jones Fulp, PD&C Program Director.

    Contact Jewel Jones-Fulp, Program Director, PD&C, for information. Email:; phone: 717-525-5544.