Rishard Allen

Rishard Allen, Grant Officer
B.S. in Arts Management 

Rishard assists the Manager of Grant Programs with the management of the Arts Council of Indianapolis’ grant and fellowships programs.

(317) 631-3301 
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 Provenance: Indianapolis, IN

Current neighborhood: Eagle Creek, Indianapolis, IN

First Job: Jimmy John’s

Inspiration: I’m inspired by my close friends. We are constantly encouraging one another to be our best selves. It’s been a pleasure watching all of us realize our dreams.

If I weren't an arts administrator, I would be: I/O Psychologist

Reading: Invisible Man by Ralph Waldo Ellison

Listening to: R&B, Neo-soul, and exploring the world of podcasts

Dream Project: Developing an initiative to increase participation by people of color in non-commercial arts.

What artist/musician (living or deceased) would you like to have dinner with? Frank Ocean

When you are not out crusading for the arts, where can we find you? At home binging a show on Netflix

Thank you to our funders

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Lilly
Indiana Arts Commission
CICF
Clowes Charitable Foundation