Grants and Funding Resources

Grants and Funding Resources

Indy Arts Council invests in artists and arts organizations to nurture and foster a thriving arts scene that helps build stronger neighborhoods and ultimately enhances the quality of life for all Indianapolis residents. We invite all eligible applicants to apply for a grant opportunity.

These grant programs fall into two categories: Grants for Individuals and Grants for Organizations.


  • Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship Program: A two-year sabbatical-like fellowship for artists and administrators that have worked in the arts for 5 or more years. Award Amount: $10,000
  • Opioid Prevention Mental Health Grants : Applications open January 2024
  • Public Art for Neighborhoods : Applications open January 2024


  • Annual Grants Program: A competitive grant program for established Arts organizations within Marion County for general operating support. Applications open January 2024.