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Applications for 2019 Project Stream Grants Are Now Open

Project Stream provides grants of up to $2,500 to eligible organizations and individuals for arts and culture projects in the five-county Philadelphia region.

PHILADELPHIA – May 6, 2019 -- In partnership with Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance is pleased to announce the availability of grant funds through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Project Stream grant program. Project Stream makes competitive grants up to $2,500 to individuals and organizations for innovative, community-based arts projects. 

Nonprofit organizations, fiscally-sponsored organizations and individual artists 18 years or older may apply; for-profit organizations are ineligible. Projects must be an arts activity with a public component that take place between September 2019 and August 2020 in Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, Montgomery County or Philadelphia County.

Applications are due by Thursday, June 20, 2019. Visit for more information on applying.

In advance of this deadline, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance will hold three free information sessions and grant writing workshops in May 2019 across the region. These sessions will explain the guidelines, eligibility and application process for 2019-20 Project Stream grants, followed by a hands-on grant writing workshop on best practices for preparing Project Stream applications:

2019 Project Stream Info Session: DELAWARE COUNTY

Wednesday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Foundation for Delaware County
2602 W. Ninth Street, Third Floor
Chester, PA 19013

2019 Project Stream Info Session: BUCKS COUNTY

Friday, May 10 | 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Bucks County Community College

Charles E. Rollins Center, Gallagher Room
275 Swamp Road
Newtown, PA 18940

2019 Project Stream Info Session: PHILADELPHIA

Monday, May 20 | 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia
200 South Broad Street, #700
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Last year 80 individual artists and nonprofit organizations from around the region received funding, with an average award of $1,208 across the five-county region. View a full list of 2018-19 funded projects at

Established in 1972, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance is the region’s leading arts and cultural advocacy, research and marketing organization. Our mission is to “lead, strengthen and amplify the voices of a cultural community that ignites creativity, inspires people and is essential for a healthy region.” Our membership includes more than 450 organizations ranging from museums and dance companies to community art centers, historic sites, music ensembles and zoos. For more information on the Cultural Alliance, please visit