Level 1 Operating Support Program
Organizations with budgets of less than $250,000 annually, with exceptions for headquartered organizations.
2020 Application Timeline:
The Level 1 Operating Support program provides unrestricted investment in the general operations, administration, and programming of eligible arts and cultural organizations in Indianapolis/Marion County. Level 1 Operating Support grant recipients demonstrably advance the Arts Council of Indianapolis’ mission of sustaining a full creative life for all residents of this city. These investments are intended to supplement other revenue, both earned and contributed, generated by the organization.
Grants in the Level 1 Operating Support category range from $1,000 - $10,000.
Organizations must meet all criteria listed to be eligible for Level 1 Operating Support as outlined in the Guidelines and Application Instructions.
Accessing the Application
Each application will be reviewed and scored by a conflict-free online panel. The scores will be included as part of a funding formula that determines grant awards. Information submitted in the application will be reviewed according to the following evaluation criteria: