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PPA Project Stream for Applicants 2017-18

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Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts
Project Stream Applicants

Application Deadline
Applications must be postmarked on or before

All funded project activities must take place between
September 1, and August 31
Must be an arts activity conducted for the benefit of the public (for profit organizations are ineligible) and take place in the PPA Partner’s service region to which you are applying.
PPA Project Stream Presentation Overview
Project Stream Guidelines
eGrant : How it works and how to use it
Project Stream Criteria
Application Timeline
Partner Contact Information
Quality of
Artistic Product / Process / Service
Demonstrated knowledge of target audience
Appropriate budget
Welcome to the
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
Presentation for
PA Partners in the Arts
Project Stream Applicants
Matthew Serio, PPA Program Director
Request Amount
Grant requests may not exceed

The average grant last year was $1,400.
Panel Process
Reviewed on the established criteria; need is not a criteria
Panelists rotates from year to year – don’t rely on being well known
Application is the principle source of information for review
Application should be clear, complete and compelling
The responsibility for making a case rests entirely with the applicant
Applicants may receive little or no support if information is missing, incorrect or unclear.
Funds may Not Be Used For the Following
Capital expenditures, equipment costing $500 ;
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;
Lobbyists’ payments;
Activity Period
June 20th
Arts projects conducted with or in venues owned and/or operated by organizations or programs the PCA already supports through the PPA Program Stream, AOAP Track or the Entry Track are eligible for support.
Arts projects not conducted with or in venues owned and/or operated by organizations or programs the PCA already supports through PPA Program Stream, Arts Organizations & Arts Program (AOAP) Track, or the Entry Track.
Project Stream applicants MAY apply for the following: Arts in Education Residencies; Preserving Diverse Cultures; and Professional Development and Consulting
Project Stream applicants MAY NOT apply within in the same grant period for: Program Stream; AOAP; or Entry Track.
The applicant if an individual, must be at least eighteen years old.
Matching Requirement
First and second time a grant is awarded PPA Project Stream recipients are not required to match the request amount.
Third time (and thereafter) recipients must show a 1:1 cash match of funds requested
PCA funds may not be used as match for other PCA funds.
Funding Process
PPA Partner’s Board of Directors review the advisory panel’s recommendations prior to making their funding decisions.
PPA will notify the appropriate legislators before applicants
Award agreements with conditions, restrictions, and changes
Using eGrant
Access to the Arts
Quality of the work represented by the work sample, support materials, and/or venue of activities (if applicable)
Quality of the project goals and measurable objectives that address the project goals. Project goals may include an artistic product (such as a performance, exhibition or other public event) or artistic process or service (such as classes, workshops, etc.)
Quality of the artist(s) and others principally responsible for the project
Efficacy plans to reach general public, including target audience
Ability of staff, volunteers and/or board to effectively manage and implement programming
Evidence of developing other support, such as business support, in-kind support, and shared services (if applicable)
Project Stream Criteria
Answer the questions asked
Narratives & Support Materials
Use support materials – Required vs. Suggested
Don’t assume people know who you are and what you do
Have your PPA Partner look it over before you submit it
Have someone from outside the organization or field read the narrative
Application Timeline
June 20 - Postmarked application due date.

August - Partner Advisory Panels meet.

Sept.-Oct. - Applicants are notified and grantees
are invited to attend award ceremonies

- Award agreements are due to PPA Partners.

Sept. 1 - Grant activity period begins.

Aug. 31 - Grant activity period ends.

Sept. 30 - Postmarked final report due date.
Berks Arts Council
- Serves: Berks, Lancaster, Schuylkill
Address: P.O. Box 854, Reading, PA 19603-0854
Contact: Nan Reinert, Program & Administration Manager
Phone: 610-898-1930 Email: ppa@berksarts.org

Bradford County Regional Arts Council
- Serves: Bradford, Columbia,
Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, and Wyoming
Address: 601 Main Street, Towanda, PA 18848-1613
Contact: Kelly White, PPA Program and NTPAIE Coordinator
Phone: 570-268-2787 Email: ntpaie@bcrac

Community Partnerships RC&D
- Serves: Juniata, Mifflin, Montour,
Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, and Union
Address: 23 North Main Street, Lewistown, PA 17044
Contact: Sharon Leon, Program Manager
Phone: 717-248-4901 Email: sleon@cpartnerships.com

Cultural Alliance of York County
- Serves: Adams, Franklin, Fulton, and York
Address: 14 West Market Street, York, PA 17401
Contact: Jennifer Glassmyer, Campaign Director
Phone: 717-812-9255 Email: jennifer@culturalyork.org

Elk County Council of the Arts
- Serves: Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Forest,
Jefferson, McKean, and Potter
Address: 237 Main Street, Ridgeway, PA 15853
Contact: the Education and Grants Director
Phone: 814-772-7051 Email: ppa@eccota.com

Erie Arts & Culture
- Serves: Crawford, Erie, Mercer, Venango, and Warren
Address: 3 East 4th Street, Suite 10, Erie, PA 16507
Contact: Melinda Meyer, Program Director
Phone: 814-452-3427 Email: melinda@erieartsandculture.org

Galaxy, the Arts in Education Program of CIU 10
- Serves: Centre, Clearfield,
Clinton, and Huntingdon
Address: 345 Link Road, West Decatur, PA 16878
Contact: Kristen Baughman-Gray, Program Coordinator
Phone: 814-342-0884 x3569 Email: kgray@ciu10.org
Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
- Serves: Bucks, Chester, Delaware,
Montgomery, and Philadelphia
Address: 1315 Walnut Street, Suite 732, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Contact: Tracy Buchanan, irector of Learning Programs
Phone: 215-399-3525 Email: tracyb@philaculture.org

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
- Serves: Allegheny, Beaver, Butler,
Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, and Washington
Address: 810 Penn Avenue, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Contact: Anne Mulgrave, Manager of Grants & Accessibility
Phone: 412-391-2060 x238 Email: amulgrave@pittsburghartscouncil.org

Jump Street
- Serves: Cumberland, Dauphin, and Lebanon
Address: 100 North Cameron Street, Suite 108, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Contact: Jeff Copus, Arts Education Director
Phone: 717-238-1887
Email: jcopus@jumpstreet.org

Lehigh Valley Arts Council
- Serves: Carbon, Lehigh, and Northampton
Address: 840 Hamilton Street, Suite 201, Allentown, PA 18101
Contact: Zach Kleemeyer, Comunity Engagement Coordinator
Phone: 610-437-5915 Email: ppa@lvartscouncil.org

Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance
- Serves: Armstrong, Bedford, Blair,
Cambria, Indiana, Somerset, and Westmoreland
Address: PO Box 9, Loretto, PA 15940-0009
Contact: Rebecca Catelinet, Executive Director
Phone: 814-472-3927 Email: director@praa.net

Pocono Arts Council
- Serves: Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, and Wayne
Address: 18 North Seventh Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Contact: Tassy Gilbert, PPA Coordinator
Phone: 570-476-4460 Email: tassy@poconoarts.org

PA Partners in the Arts Contact Information
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