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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Local Arts Grants are available for 2021

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Westmoreland County Local Arts Grant Applications are available for 2021

The Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation is offering grants to non-profit organizations to support arts-related projects and activities that will benefit Westmoreland County residents.  These awards are designed to support and encourage arts programming in Westmoreland County.  This grant program has been made possible by the Westmoreland County Commissioners.  

Applications for funding are available through the Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation.  Local non-profit arts organizations and governmental units involved in the production or display of arts activities are eligible to apply.  Eligible arts activities include projects involving music, theater, dance, puppetry, and other performing and visual arts. To adapt with pandemic guidance, virtual arts-related projects will be also be accepted.

A qualified, independent review board will evaluate all applications received by Tuesday, March 30, 2021.  Up to 60% project funding is available only for direct costs of proposed projects, and not for general administration, capital expenses or in-kind costs.  Projects that are not open to the general public, take place outside Westmoreland County, have a religious purpose, or serve as vehicles for prizes, fund raising, or academic credit are also not eligible for funding. Applicants are encouraged to read all application criteria carefully before submitting.

These grant funds are available for projects taking place from June 1 to December 31, 2021, either in person or virtually. Applicants will be notified of grant awards by May 31, 2021. The application is available online in PDF and Word formats at www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/parks or by calling Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation at (724) 830-3950.

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