Annual Grant Program
2019 Application Timeline (Subject to change pending funding):
Application released: November 2018 (Online application)
Application Workshops: November 2018 - January 2019
Application deadline: January 2019
Award notification: May 2019
Support period: Calendar year 2019 (January - December)
General Grant Information
Apply for one of our competitive grant programs and let us invest in your plans for the arts in Indianapolis.
Each year, the City of Indianapolis through the City-County Council allocates funding to the Arts Council to grant to Marion County arts organizations. The Arts Council’s Annual Grant Program is a three-tiered program of investment support for the arts in Indianapolis. Grants from the Arts Council will provide investments in the arts and cultural community, reflecting the changes of our growing city and ever-expanding arts community.
Grant applications are adjudicated in a public process that is free from conflicts of interest and assures fairness and professionalism.