In an effort to assist applicants with the 2017-18 Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Project Stream grant application process, the Lehigh Valley Arts Council will offer free grant writing workshops in Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon counties in May of 2017.
“The PPA program initiative is a critical source of state and federal funding for eligible individuals, community groups and nonprofit organizations interested in conducting arts projects with a clear public component,” stated Randall Forte, Executive Director of Lehigh Valley Arts Council. “As the regional partner of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, we have accepted as many as 60 requests in any given year, awarding grants to community projects including, but not limited to exhibitions, films and performances that impact a wide range of constituents from young children to senior citizens, regardless of ability, ethnicity, culture or socioeconomic status.”
The keys to successfully navigating the Project Stream application process lie in a deeper understanding of content, format and fiscal expectations set forth in the grant guidelines by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. By attending one of the workshops, applicants will gain a thorough understanding of review criteria, suggestions for constructing compelling and comprehensive narratives and guidance in building detailed project budgets.
Applicants are encouraged to RSVP and attend one of the following workshops:
May 4, 2017 | 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Anita Shapolsky Art Foundation; 20 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
May 9, 2017 | 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Lehigh Valley Arts Council; 840 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA. 18101
May 16, 2017 | 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Arts Establishment; 945 Broadway, Fountain Hill, PA, 18015
For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact:
Zach Kleemeyer, Community Engagement Coordinator
Lehigh Valley Arts Council
firstname.lastname@example.org | 610-437-5915