Project Stream


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June 20, 2018 is the deadline for making application to the 2018–19 Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Project Stream.

The PPA Project Stream grant opportunity is very competitive and offers up to $2,500 to eligible individuals, community groups, and nonprofit organizations to conduct community focused arts activities. For-profit organizations are not eligible to apply. To see a list of all eligibility requirements and restrictions, click on the button below titled 2018-19 PPA Project Stream Guidelines.

Through a partnership with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Lehigh Valley Arts Council has administered the PPA program for the last 12 years across Lehigh, Northampton, and Carbon counties.

The amount of funding available in the 2018-19 granting season remains the same as last year – $39,709. There were 26 grants awarded. To see a list of the grantees click here.

In May 2018 the Arts Council held four grant writing workshops, free to the public, designed to help prepare those interested in applying for a Project Stream grant. Aspiring applicants are encouraged to attend one of the grant writing workshops.

NEW in 2018! The application for the Project Stream grant opportunity is done completely online. To apply you must create a log-in here, and then select the 2018-19 Project Stream application.

PCA Eligibility & Application Details


PCA Acknowledgement Statement & Logo Requirements

PPA Project Stream Overview (Prezi)

If you have questions about this grant opportunity please email PPA Coordinator, Zach Kleemeyer.