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Indiana To Receive $1,350,700 in Funding from the National Endowment for the Arts

To address priorities identified at the state level.

                                   

(INDIANAPOLIS) The Indiana Arts Commission has been approved for a $1,031,200 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Fiscal Year 2023 State & Regional Partnership Agreement to address priorities identified at the state level. These funds will support the arts in areas such as community and economic development, cultural tourism, education, and health and human services.  

“The National Endowment for the Arts is pleased to support the work of our state and regional partners nationwide, demonstrating the many ways the arts enrich our lives and contribute to healthy and thriving communities,” said NEA Chair Maria Rosario Jackson, PhD. “These organizations play an important role in advancing the creative vitality of our nation and helping to ensure that all people can benefit from arts, culture, and design.” 

The State & Regional Partnership Agreement grant awarded to the Indiana Arts Commission from the NEA will be utilized to positively impact Indiana's cultural, economic, and educational climate through regranting and other programming in service of arts and creativity in the state.   

In addition to the State & Regional Partnership Agreement grant to the Indiana Arts Commission, the NEA announced the following grants to Indiana communities and organizations:   

American Cello Institute, Inc. (Bloomington, IN)  
$17,500 - Grants for Arts Projects - Music 

American Folklore Society, Inc. (Bloomington, IN) 
$40,000 - Grants for Arts Projects - Folk & Traditional Arts 

Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. (Carmel, IN) 
$12,000 - Grants for Arts Projects - Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works 

American Cabaret Theatre, Inc. (Indianapolis, IN) 
$15,000 - Grants for Arts Projects - Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works 

Artmix Inc. (Indianapolis, IN) 
$30,000 - Grants for Arts Projects - Visual Arts 

Arts Council of Indianapolis, Inc (Indianapolis, IN) 
$35,000 - Grants for Arts Projects - Local Arts Agencies 

Flanner House of Indianapolis, Inc (Indianapolis, IN) 
$75,000 - Our Town – Design 

Indianapolis Shakespeare Company, Inc (Indianapolis, IN) 
$20,000 - Grants for Arts Projects – Theater 

Arts Place, Inc. (Portland, IN) 
$75,000 - Our Town – Design  

The next deadline for organizations interested in applying for Grants for Arts Projects is Thursday, July 6, 2023. For organizations interested in applying for Our Town, the deadline is Thursday, August 3, 2023. Visit arts.gov for guidelines and application resources.

For more information on the projects included in the Arts Endowment grant announcement, visit arts.gov/news.

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