Gov. Rendell Blue-Lines Budget, Approves SB 850

HARRISBURG -- Gov. Rendell signed Senate Bill 850 into law today after vetoing all program funding line items except those pertaining to payroll and essential public protection. The measure creates a state budget of roughly $11 billion, and eliminates all grant funding for arts and culture in Pennsylvania.

PA Budget Process Moving to Conference Committee

(Harrisburg, PA) This afternoon the PA House of Representatives voted non-concur by a margin of 49-150 regarding yesterday's Senate action on HB 1416.

Cultural Alliance to award $225,000 in stimulus grants for job preservation

The Cultural Alliance with funding from National Endowment for the Arts, will award grants totaling $225,000 to support arts jobs in Philadelphia through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act program ("ARRA").

Getting Beyond Breakeven

Review of Capitalization Needs & Challenges of Philadelphia-Area Arts & Cultural Organizations

US House Approves Funding Increases for NEA, NEH

(June 26, 2009) -- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a $15 million increase for both the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for FY 2010. Currently funded at $155 million, this increase would bring both agencies' budgets to $170 million.

2009-2010 Project Stream Guidelines Now Available

The 2009-2010 Project Stream grant deadline is Friday, June 19, 2009. Grant guidelines are now available, and the online application is open. Project Stream is a funding opportunity of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) that is distributed by the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts' (PPA) network of regional organizations. Learn more.