Erie Arts & Culture maintains a longstanding partnership with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA), a state agency located in the Office of the Governor. Through the partnership, Erie Arts & Culture administers the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Grant Program through two funding opportunities, Project Stream and Program Stream, for qualifying artists and organizations across a five-county footprint. The counties include Erie, Crawford, Mercer, Venango and Warren Counties.
The 2019-2020 cycle of Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Grants awarded funding to 62 organizations and artists in Erie Arts & Culture’s five-county service region.
18 projects within Erie County received funding. An additional 18 programs within Erie County received funding. Grant recipients from Erie County include:
Grant recipients from outside Erie County include:
Allegheny College Art Galleries, French Creek Community Theater, Meadville Council on the Arts, Second Saturday Community Market, Art & Environment Initiative, Conneaut School District, Crawford County Drug & Alcohol, Meadville Community Theater
Area Community Theater of Sharpsville, George Junior Republic, Donald Gold, Random Acts of Artists, Shenango Valley Chorale
The Barrow Civic Theatre, HOLeY Jeans, Southside Schools, City of Oil City - Oil City Arts Council, Oil Region Alliance, Penn Soil RC&D Council, Venango County Historical Society
Crary Art Gallery, Warren Philharmonic, Warren County Summer Music School, Allegheny Center for the Arts