November 11, 2018
Two local organizations were among 79 individual artists and nonprofit organizations from throughout southeastern Pennsylvania that recently received funding from the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance:
The Friends of St. Paul's Elkins Park received a grant of $1,150.00. According to the statement from the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, the "funding will support the annual concert season in the historic sanctuary of St. Paul’s Elkins Park."
The School District of Jenkintown received a grant of $1,023.00. The statement from Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance indicated that the "funding will support the art program at Jenkintown Middle School and High School to develop a variety of community-engaging public art projects."
A total of $95,434.00 in Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Project Stream grants were distributed to individuals and organizations in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties through the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.
"The Cultural Alliance is proud to be the largest regional partner of the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts," said Ms. Maud Lyon, President of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance. "Project Stream allows us to help local organizations and artists fund their creative projects and empowers them to have economic, cultural and social impact in their communities."
"Project Stream grants provides funding to individual artists and organizations offering innovative, community-based arts projects in southeastern Pennsylvania and are made possible through the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts’ Partners in the Arts program," according to the statement issued by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance. "The program enables the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts to reach a wider audience by increasing access to funds for organizations and artists across the state, thereby increasing statewide audience exposure to cultural activities."