Program Stream
Providing Ongoing Support for the Arts

Program Stream is an invitation-only grant opportunity that provides ongoing support to arts organizations and programs that have an established history of support from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA). Once admitted to Program Stream, organizations receive consistent general operating support for their arts programming.

Centre Foundation administers Program Stream grants in Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, and Huntingdon counties on behalf of the PCA, as a regional partner of the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) program. Learn more about Program Stream on the PCA’s website.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be invited to apply by Centre Foundation or the PCA based on a consistent application and grant history with PPA or the PCA. Additionally, applicants must be a nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation, a unit of government, or school district providing arts programming and/or arts services in Pennsylvania and have an average annual revenue of less than $200,000.

If you are an interested applicant who is new to PPA, please see Entry to Program Stream to get started.

How to Apply

The 2022-2023 Program Stream application closed on Jan. 18, 2022. Stay tuned for updates as to when the 2023-2024 application will open.  

If you have questions about Program Stream or the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts program, contact Rachael Hartman at (814) 237-6229 or 

2021-2022 Recipients

As part of the 2021-2022 cycle of the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Program Stream, 16 arts organizations and programs across Centre, Clinton, Clearfield, and Huntingdon counties received general operating support grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. 

Grant recipients include: 

  • Aaronsburg Civic Club 
  • Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania 
  • Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County
  • Bellefonte Historical and Cultural Association 
  • Clinton County Arts Council 
  • Cultural Resources, Inc./Reitz Theatre  
  • Huntingdon County Arts Council 
  • Huntingdon Dance Company 
  • Nittany Valley Symphony, Inc. 
  • Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra 
  • Ridgelines, Inc. 
  • State College Area Municipal Band 
  • State College Choral Society 
  • Tempest Productions Inc. 
  • The Music Academy 
  • VanDance, Inc. 
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Ready to partner with Centre Foundation? Contact Rachael Hartman to get started today.