Supporting creatives and rural communities.
The Alliance for Creative Rural Economies (ACRE Partners) is a scalable model to bring creativity-driven, COVID-19 responsive, economic development to rural areas across western Pennsylvania and beyond; meeting creatives where they are in their artistic career journeys and offering multiple levels of support and resources to achieve business stability.
Regroup. Restart. Refresh.
The economic shockwaves of the COVID-19 pandemic on rural America are far from over. By bringing together creatives, citizens, and civic leaders in small towns and rural areas, ACRE is reimagining rural spaces, shifting dominant narratives, and rewriting the story of the pandemic.Learn More