Arts project funding available from PA Partners in the Arts
ArtsErie to host free workshops in Erie, Crawford, Mercer, Venango,
and Warren Counties to assist prospective applicants
ERIE, PA — ArtsErie announces the workshop schedule for the 2011 Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Project Stream grants. The PPA program provides opportunities for arts organizations, individual artists and community-based groups to apply for up to $3,000 in funding to support performances, exhibitions, and other arts projects that are presented to the public and take place between September 1, 2011 and August 31, 2012. Grant applications are due June 17, 2011. ArtsErie supports the program in Crawford, Erie, Mercer, Venango and Warren Counties.
The workshops are designed to provide detailed information on the program, and to guide prospective candidates through the application process. In addition to the PPA program, workshops in Erie County will also provide information on the ArtsErie grant programs due August 15, 2011.
ArtsErie PPA Grant Workshop Schedule:
- Erie: Thursday, May 5 — 7 p.m.
8425 Peach Street, Erie
- Girard: Saturday, May 7 — 9:30 a.m.
824 Main Street East, Girard
- Corry: Monday, May 9 — 7 p.m.
Corry Higher Ed Council
221 N. Center Street, Corry
- Titusville: Tuesday, May 10 — 4:30 p.m.
101 W. Spring Street, Titusville
- North East: Thursday, May 12 — 5:30 p.m.
North East Arts Council
25 Vine Street, 2nd Floor, North East
- Meadville: Monday, May 16 — 5:30 p.m.
Meadville Council on the Arts
910 Market Street, Meadville
- Warren County: Thursday, May 19 — 5:30 p.m.
Allegheny Artistry/ Local Artist’s Co-op
106 East Main Street, Youngsville
- Mercer County: Monday, May 23 — 5:30 p.m.
Midwestern Intermediate Unit #4
453 Maple Street, Grove City
Please contact ArtsErie at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (814) 452-3427 to register for one of the workshops. All workshops are free and open to the public.
PPA Project Stream guidelines and grant applications will be available online at www.pca.eGrant.org. Applications must be submitted electronically through the eGrant system on or before Friday, June 17, 2011.
The PPA program is a partnership initiative between local arts organizations and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA), a state agency. State government funding for the arts comes through an annual appropriation by the Pennsylvania General Assembly and from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. ArtsErie administers the PPA program in Northwestern Pennsylvania.
ArtsErie strives to nurture the arts and enrich the lives of the people of Northwestern Pennsylvania through leadership, financial support, education, and advocacy. Additional information about ArtsErie is available online at www.artserie.org
About the PA Council on the ArtsErie
The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts is a state agency under the Governor’s Office that works to foster the excellence, diversity and vitality of the arts in Pennsylvania and to broaden the availability and appreciation of those arts throughout the state. For more information on the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, visit www.pacouncilonthearts.org
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