Community Partnerships RC&D's cultural programs include being the local regional partner for the PA Partners in the Arts program; serving as a regional support center and documenting traditions for Folk Art PA; and being a catalyst and supporter of a number of exciting and innovative arts initiatives in the region.
As a partner in the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) program, Community Partnerships RC&D administers the program locally in Juniata, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder and Union Counties. This funding opportunity provides grants to eligible organizations or individuals to conduct community arts projects. Attention: Artists, Musicians, Festival organizers, etc. PPA Project Stream applications are due in June annually with guidelines released in the Spring.
2017 Project Stream Deadline: June 20, 2017
If you have any questions about the application process, please call Sharon Leon at (717) 248-4901, ext. 303 or email Community Partnerships RC&D at email@example.com
2017 Workshop Dates (Check back soon for additional dates):
May 22nd6-8pm MACC(Middlecreek Area Community Center), 67 Elm St Beaver Springs, Snyder County
May 25th1-3pm Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library, 100 King St Northumberland, Northumberland County
May 25th6-8pm Thomas Beaver Free Library, 205 Ferry Street Danville, Montour County
May 26th10am-12pm Community Partnerships RC&D, 23 North Main St Lewistown, Mifflin County
May 26th 1-3pm Juniata County Library, 498 Jefferson St, Mifflintown, Juniata County
Additional Info and Guidelines: http://www.arts.pa.gov/WHAT%20WE%20DO/FUNDING/apply-for-a-grant/PPA-Project%20Stream/Pages/default.aspx
•Eligible projects must be arts activities conducted for the benefit of the public (for profit organizations are ineligible); take place in the PPA Partner's service region, and have a public component •Nonprofit organizations that have nonprofit 501(c)(3) status from the Internal Revenue Service •Emerging organizations, including those that have applied for but haven’t yet received 501(c)(3) status •Community-based organizations, entities of local government, and churches/faith-based organizations that present arts activities to promote artistic enrichment and appreciation for local residents •Individual artists or consortia of artists who present arts activities to promote artistic enrichment and appreciation to residents of local communities •Must be 18 years old or older
PPA: •Partnership between Community Partnerships RC&D and Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) •Partnerships between local organizations and the PCA operate in all 67 counties in Pennsylvania •PPA re-grants funds to support a wide variety of local and community arts activities- vital to local economy and culture •PPA makes arts programs available to communities underserved in the past by state arts funding •Encourages local decision making in spending of state arts funding •Increases awareness and advocacy for government support of the arts at the local and state levels •PPA Project Stream applicants may not apply to the following grant programs for the same grant period: PPA Program Stream, PCA AOAP Track; or PCA Entry Track