Current & Past PPA Grant Recipients

2017 - 2018

The Elk County Council on the Arts in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts is pleased to announce the award of $37,754 in state grants funds through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Program. The awarded grants will support arts activities in Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, McKean and Potter counties taking place between September 1, 2017 and August 31, 2018.

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services
Bradford Ecumenical Home Chapel Ridge
Cameron County Fireworks Committee
Coudersport Library
Friends of Galeton Public Library
Hamlin Memorial Library
Mount Jewett Memorial Library
Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry and Tourism
PA Great Outdoors Elk Expo
Pennsylvania Lumber Museum Associates
Pennsylvania Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc.
Porch Music Store
Potter County Education Council
Sinnemanhone Ultra Trail Run
St. Marys Area Elementary Music Club
Taylor Diversion Programs, Inc.
The Penn State Cooperative Extension, Elk and Cameron Counties
United Way of Clarion County
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Arts Programing Dept.


2016 - 2017

The Elk County Council on the Arts in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts is pleased to announce the award of $32,259 in state grants funds through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Program. The awarded grants will support arts activities in Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, McKean and Potter counties taking place between September 1, 2016 and August 31, 2017.

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services
Bradford Ecumenical Home, Inc.
Cameron County Fireworks Committee
Clarion Blueprint Community, Inc.
Clarion United Way
CREATE Brookville
Eccles-Lesher Memorial Library
Elk County Catholic Band Boosters
Friends of Lyman Run
Galeton Public Library
Hamlin Memorial Library
Keystone Elk Country Alliance
Life and Independence for Today
PA Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau
Penn State Cooperative Extension, Elk and Cameron Counties
Pennsylvania Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc.
Porch Music Store
Potter County Visitors Association
Prospect Park Playground
Rebecca M. Arthurs Library
Rebecca Titchner
Sinnemanhone Ultra Trail Run
Taylor Diversion Programs, Inc.
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford - Arts Programing Dept. (aka Pitt-Bradford Arts)


2015 - 2016

The Elk County Council on the Arts in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts awarded $32,259 in state grant funds through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Program. The awarded grants supported arts activities in Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, McKean and Potter counties taking place between September 1, 2015 and August 31,2016.

PA Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau
Hamlin Memorial Library
CREATE Brookville
Penn State Cooperative Extension, Elk and Cameron Counties
Potter County Education Council
Clarion United Way
Potter County Visitors Association
Cameron County Fireworks Committee
DISCOVER Partnership of Elk and Cameron Counties
Galeton Public Library
Eccles-Lesher Memorial Library
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford- Arts Programming Dept. (aka Pitt-Bradford Arts)
Bradford Ecumenical Home, Inc.
Taylor Diversion Programs Inc
The Dexter Trio
Friends of Lyman Run
Prospect Park Playground Association
Keystone Elk Country Alliance
St. Marys Area Schools


2014 - 2015

The Elk County Council on the Arts in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts awarded $25,599 in state grants funds through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Program. The awarded grants supported arts activities in Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, McKean and Potter counties taking place between September 1, 2014 and August 31, 2015.

Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts
Cameron County Fireworks Committee
Clarion County Arts Council
Clarion Free Library
CREATE Brookville
DISCOVER Partnership of Cameron & Elk Counties
Hamlin Memorial Library
Keystone Elk Country Alliance
Memorial Recreational Center
Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry & Tourism
Once Upon a Christmas
PA Great Outdoors Elk Expo
Penn State Cooperative Extension, Elk & Cameron Counties
Potter County Education Council
Potter County Visitors Association
United Way of Clarion County


2013 - 2014

The Elk County Council on the Arts in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts awarded $25,601 in grants funds through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Program. The awarded grants supported arts activities in Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, McKean and Potter counties taking place between September 1, 2013 and August 31, 2014.

Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts
Cameron County Fireworks Committee
Forest County Historical Society
Forest County IDC
Hamlin Memorial Library
Hometown Mentors
Jefferson County Historical Society
Kane Area School District
Molly O'Bryon Wellpott
Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry and Tourism
Once Upon A Christmas
Potter County Visitor's Association/The Austin Dam Show
Penn State Cooperative Extension, Elk and Cameron Counties
Potter County Education Council
Quiet Creek Herb Farm and School of Country Living
Richard Skellen


2012 - 2013

The Elk County Council on the Arts in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts awarded  $19,832 in grants funds through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Program. The awarded grants supported arts activities in Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, McKean and Potter counties taking place between September 1, 2012 and August 31, 2013.

Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts
Austin Dam Memorial Association
Elk County Summer Concert Series Committee
Fox Township, Bicentennial Celebration
Hamlin Memorial Library
Julie Mader
Oil Region Alliance, Neilltown Church Concert Series
Once Upon A Christmas
Quiet Creek Herb Farm and School of Country Living
Ridgway Free Library Association
Village Voices of Brockway


2011 - 2012

The Elk County Council on the Arts in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts awarded $19,779 in grants funds through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Program. The awarded grants supported arts activities in Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, McKean and Potter counties taking place between September 1, 2011 and August 31, 2012.

Allegheny Mountain Carvers Association
Allegheny Riverstone Center for the Arts
Austin Dam Memorial Association
Cameron County Chamber of Commerce
Community Education Council of Elk and Cameron Counties
Fox Township
Hamlin Memorial Library
Jefferson County Historical Society, Inc.
Lumber Heritage Region of PA
McKean County Historical Society
Oil Region Alliance
Once Upon A Christmas
Quiet Creek Herb Farm & School of Country Living
United Way of Clarion County
Village Voices of Brockway