The Pennsylvania - Delaware String Teachers Association

PADESTA Mini-Grant Program

Do you have a special project in mind for your students?  Funds are available for you through your chapter! 

Grant funding has been awarded for projects such as establishment of youth orchestras, instrument festivals, fiddle camps, chamber music camps, partnerships, and master classes given by guest artists. If you have an idea for your school or studio that would benefit from some financial assistance, consider funding that special project with grants from ASTA and PADESTA.

PADESTA Mini Grants ($100–$300):

These grants help fund projects that promote string teaching and playing. Deadlines for submission of applications are as follows:

For projects that occur in February through May: January 1
For projects that occur in June through September: May 1
For projects that occur in October through December and January: September 1 of the previous yea

The application can be here:

21-22 PADESTA Grant Application Form

In addition to the PADESTA mini grant, ASTA offers a variety of grants and instruments. Applications and guidelines for the ASTA Grants & Award programs can be found here.