Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) is proud to have been selected by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) to facilitate the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Program in the Northern Tier. PPA is a small grants program that allows regional partners throughout the state to work with the PCA to make a significant impact on arts and cultural opportunities at a local level. Funding for the PPA program comes from the citizens of Pennsylvania through an annual state appropriation by the Legislature and from a federal grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

PPA funds support arts and cultural activities occurring between September 1 – August 31 of each program year. Funds are available for projects within the BCRAC service area:  Bradford, Columbia, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga & Wyoming counties.  Grant requests may not exceed $2,500.

For more information, grant writing questions/counseling or assistance please contact BCRAC’s PPA Director Renae Chamberlain at 570-268-ARTS (2787) or

PPA Project Stream Grants

Next Deadline: June 20, 2020

The PPA Project Stream grants provide up to $2,500 to eligible individuals, community groups and nonprofit organizations to conduct arts projects which have a significant public component.

Applications are evaluated on a local level by a Review Panel comprised of community volunteers representing the seven counties served. For the 2016-2017 program year, over $60,000 was re-granted throughout the Northern Tier in support of local arts programming.

Acknowledging the PCA for Funding Support

As stated in the Additional Terms & Conditions Governing Grants-In-Aid, all grantees must acknowledge the PCA’s support in a prominent manner in all materials and announcements and display the PCA’s logo in association with the acknowledgment. Please visit this link to download PCA acknowledgement text and logos.

For more information, For more information, please call Renae Chamberlain at the Bradford County Regional Arts Council (M-F) at 570.268.2787 or email

 Apply for a Pennsylvania Partners on the Arts (PPA) grant today!


Congratulations to All Organizations and Artists Receiving Funds for FY 2019 – 2020

Project Stream 2019-2020

Winding Rivers Players
West Branch Arts Consortium
Endless Mountain Choral Society
Northeast Bradford School District
Troy Youth Arts Camp
Borough of Sayre
Valeria J Hill
Wyalusing Area Friends of the Arts
Bradford County Heritage Association
The Exchange
Ricketts Glen State Park
Downtown Bloomsburg, Inc.
Mary E. Knysh & Carl J. Chimi
Victorian Christmas in Williamsport
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Williamsport City Jazz Orchestra
Historic Neighborhood Trust, Inc DBA Factory Works
Project Coffeehouse
Williamsport Community Concert Association
Arthaus Projects
Endless Arts in Eagles Mere
Pink Arrow Arts, Inc.
Wellsboro Community Concert Association
Deane Center for the Performing Arts
Kenneth Cobb
Hamilton-Gibson Production
Loomis Gallery, Mansfield University
Lions Club of Mansfield
St Peter’s Episcopal Church
Wyoming County Chorale

Program Stream 2019-2020

Children’s Museum, Inc.
Box of Light Productions
Billtown Blues Association, Inc.
Loyalsock Township Board of Supervisors
Lycoming College-Brilliant Corners
Muncy Historical Society
Williamsport Chamber Choir and Orchestra
Williamsport Civic Chorus
Williamsport-Lycoming Arts Council
Sullivan County Council on the Arts
Endless Mountains Theatre Company
Artist Open House Weekend
Greater Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce
Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra
Keystone College


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