Centre Foundation is a regional partner of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) program. This program expands access to the arts by supporting a wide variety of local and community arts activities. As one of fourteen PPA partners, Centre Foundation services Centre, Clinton, Clearfield, and Huntingdon counties.
PPA grants are divided into three categories:
Entry to Program Stream is a new funding opportunity for small arts organizations and programs that have average annual revenue below $200,000 and a history of at least one year of consistent arts programming. Grant amounts generally range from $2,000 to $3,000 and may be used for operations, programs, or projects. Learn more.
Program Stream is an invitation-only funding opportunity that provides ongoing support to arts organizations and programs that have an established history of funding from the PCA. Once admitted, organizations receive consistent granting support for their arts programming. Learn more.
The Creative Entrepreneur Accelerator Program pairs creative entrepreneurs with access to existing small business consulting services and financial resources up to $2,000. Creative entrepreneurs are those who aspire to start their own for-profit business or operate an existing for-profit micro business within one of the following creative industries: marketing, architecture, visual arts & crafts, design, film & media, digital games, music & entertainment, or publishing. Learn more.