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. In 2015, the Grants Committee of the Arts Council adopted the following Equity Statement: “We will make equitable access to arts funding for all arts organizations and artists in Indianapolis a guiding principle of Arts Council grant making. Such funding will unite arts organizations and artists with diverse populations of our community to nurture a thriving culture for the arts within the City of Indianapolis.” We invite all eligible applicants to apply for a grant opportunity.
GRANTS FOR INDIVIDUALS
- 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
- Robert D. Beckmann, Jr. Emerging Artist Fellowship: A one-year fellowship for local emerging artists to jumpstart their career. Award Amount: $3,500
- DeHaan Artist of Distinction Award: A one-year project-based award for an established visual artist. Award Amount: $10,000
GRANTS FOR ORGANIZATIONS
- Annual Grants Program: A competitive grant program for established Arts organizations within Marion County for general operating support.