Monday, May 11, 2009

Informational Meeting on Arts Grants

Attention Artists:
The Lehigh Valley Arts Council is hosting a meeting Tuesday, May 12 from 4:00-5:30 PM at Lehigh County Government Center located at 17 S. 7th Street in Allentown to provide information about the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) 2009-2010 Project Stream funding.

PPA Project Stream grant funding supports new arts projects or activities taking place in Carbon, Lehigh and Northampton counties and focuses on reaching underserved communities. Applicants do not have to have nonprofit status with the IRS, but cannot be for-profit.

Projects must take place between September 1, 2009 and August 31, 2010. Grants awards available up to $3,000.

Submission deadline: June 19, 2009

To register for a FREE workshop or for additional information, comments or questions, please contact PPA Program Coordinator Frank Forestieri at 610-437-5915 or email

It is recommended that attendees download and print a copy of the grant from the PCA website to bring with them to the workshop.

Other workshops will be held:

Thursday, May 14 from 4-5:30 pm
Anita Shapolsky Art Foundation20 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe

Tuesday, May 19 from 4-5:30 pm
NCC SouthSide Center511 East 3rd Street, Rm. 605, Bethlehem

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