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IAC Grants

The Columbus Area Arts Council brings art opportunities and community enrichment to Eastern Southern Indiana.

Indiana Arts Commission Region 9
Eastern-Southern Indiana Arts

Through a dynamic partnership with the Indiana Arts Commission, we provide funding opportunities for arts organizations and creative projects across nine counties: Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Jackson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland.

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Types of Grants
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Arts Project Support (APS) grants provide funding to Indiana arts and non-arts organizations to support a distinct aspect of the organization’s arts activities, such as a one-time event; a single production; an exhibition; an educational seminar; or series of related arts activities, such as art classes or training sessions.

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Arts Organization Support (AOS) provides annual operating support for the ongoing artistic and administrative functions of eligible arts organizations that align with the program priorities.

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Arts Project
Support (APS)

The Arts Project Support (APS) program is an annual funding opportunity. Applications typically open in January. The grant cycle is July 1–June 30.​

FY​2024
  • April 25, 2023 @ 10am - Region 9 Public Panel Review

  • June 12, 2023 - Award Notifications 

  • July 20, 2023 - Next Steps Form Due

  • October 2023 - First payment (75%)

  • July 13, 2024 - Final Grant Report Due

  • Summer-Fall 2024 - The final payment (25%) is made after the final grant report (due July 13, 2024) is submitted

FY​2023
  • July 13, 2023 - Final Grant Reports Due

  • July–August 2023 - Final Payments (25%) Distributed

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Arts 

Organization
Support (AOS)

The Arts Organization Support (AOS) program is a bi-annual funding opportunity. Applications open January 2025 for the next grant cycle beginning July 1, 2025–June 30, 2027.​

FY2024–2025
  • April 28, 2023 @ 2pm - Public Panel Review

  • June 12, 2023 - Award Notifications 

  • July 20, 2023 - Next Steps Form Due

  • October 2023 - First payment (75%)

  • July 13, 2024 - Year One Final Grant Report Due

  • Summer-Fall 2024 - Year One Final payment (25%) is made after the final grant report (due July 13, 2024) is submitted

  • July 13, 2025 - Year Two Final Grant Report Due

  • Summer-Fall 2025 - Year Two Final payment (25%) is made after the final grant report (due July 13, 2025) is submitted

FY​2023
  • July 13, 2023 - Final Grant Reports Due

  • July–August 2023 - Final Payments (25%) Distributed

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Grantee Resources

For further information about Region 9 grants, contact Kim Wadholm, Region 9 Arts Partner and CAAC Operations Manager: kwadholm@artsincolumbus.org or 812-376-2539

FY24 Region 9 Grant Recipients 

July 1, 2023–June 30, 2024

 

The Columbus Area Arts Council is proud to support each of these organizations with arts funding for the FY24 grant cycle:

FY24-25 Arts Organization Support

Batesville Area Arts Council – Ripley County

Dancers Studio, Inc. of Columbus – Bartholomew County

Dearborn Highlands Arts Council – Dearborn County

Gibson Theatre Inc. – Ripley County

Mill Race Theatre Company – Bartholomew County

Perceptions Yoga, Mindfulness & Art, Inc – Jennings County

Southeastern Indiana Dance, Inc. – Ripley County

The Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Inc. – Bartholomew County

Tree County Players – Decatur County

FY24 Arts Project Support

Ethnic Expo (City of Columbus) – Bartholomew County

Southern Indiana Taiko Inc – Bartholomew County

Columbus Scottish Festival Inc – Bartholomew County

Columbus Star Quilters – Bartholomew County

Columbus City Band – Bartholomew County

Columbus ComicCon (Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Columbus) – Bartholomew County

Jackson County Community Theatre – Jackson County

Happy Tree Art Studio (FS: Crothersville Community Schools) – Jackson County

City of Seymour Parks and Recreation – Jackson County

Actors Community Theater of Seymour, Inc. – Jackson County

Jennings County Historical Society – Jennings County

North Vernon Main Street, Inc – Jennings County

Ohio County Public Library – Ohio County

Ohio County Tourism, Inc. – Ohio County

Ripley County Tourism Bureau – Ripley County

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