PNC Arts Alive

Greater St. Louis

PNC Arts Alive programming demonstrates that there is an artistic outlet for everyone, regardless of age, economic background, skill level and taste. Pop-up performances, mobile arts vans and the use of unusual venues are among the many initiatives supported through PNC Arts Alive. We're excited to continue helping to invigorate local arts organizations in the Greater St. Louis region, while bringing new and exciting programs to our communities.

Watch this video to see the 2020 PNC Arts Alive grant recipients in Greater St. Louis and hear from Michael Scully, PNC regional president for St. Louis.


Application Information

In November 2020, PNC announced a five-year extension and evolution of the PNC Arts Alive initiative in St. Louis. Beginning in 2021, the funding cycle for PNC Arts Alive grants will be 24 months. The application period for 2021–2023 grants is currently open.

Details on the grant application process can be found in the Instructions and Guidelines document. Please read the document carefully and note that the application deadline is January 5, 2021. To determine if your organization is eligible to apply, review the Eligibility Requirements & Checklist to ensure your organization meets the criteria.

Download and review the documents:

Instructions and Guidelines

  PNC Arts Alive Budget Template

PNC Arts Alive Eligibility Requirements & Checklist

An open virtual question and answer session to review the extension of PNC Arts Alive and the application process will be held November 30, 2020 at 1 p.m. To register, email Patricia Walden.

Did You Know?

In St. Louis, PNC Arts Alive has earned local and national commendation from the Missouri Arts Council, the Arts and Education Council in St. Louis, as well as the Business Committee for the Arts, a program that's part of Americans for the Arts.

For the tenth consecutive year, PNC has contributed $250,000 to large and small arts groups in its Greater St. Louis region. The grants cover a wide range of disciplines, audiences and participatory experiences.


Our 2020 Grant Recipients

Art Saint Louis

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

Laumeier Sculpture Park

National Blues Museum

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

Radio Arts Foundation (Classic 107.3)

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

St. Louis ArtWorks

St. Louis Shakespeare Festival

Contact Information:

Applications & general questions may
be directed by email to:

Sarah Bowman
PNC Client & Community Relations

Media relations inquiries:
Karyn Ostrom

Thanks to Our Community Partners
Arts & Education Council
Regional Arts Commission

PNC Arts Alive
Keeping the Arts Thriving
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