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IAC Grants

The Columbus Area Arts Council is proud to support arts and cultural organizations as well as individual artists.

Indiana Arts Commission
Region 9 Arts Partner

CAAC is the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) Regional Arts Partner for Region 9, representing Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Jackson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland Counties.

Regional Arts Partners work alongside the IAC to promote and expand participation in the arts in Indiana. Partners provide broad local access to arts services and funding opportunities and provides services that include grantsmaking, information, and referral.

 

Fiscal Year 2023 Grants

FY23 grants fund projects/operations taking place July 1, 2022–June 30, 2023.
FY23 applications due March 9, 2022 at 4:30 pm EST.

 

Arts Project Support and Arts Organization Support
through IAC and CAAC

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.

Arts Organization Support (AOS) provides annual operating support for the ongoing artistic and administrative functions of eligible arts organizations that align with the Indiana Arts Commission’s Public Funding Imperatives.

 

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We are also searching for panelists for the Region 9 grant review panel, to be held via Zoom in late April.

 

We seek a diversity of representation to foster greater dialogue, awareness and understanding while representing the many perspectives that make up our state and region. Click the link below to submit your information for consideration as a panelist. Nominations are also welcome: If you know someone who you think would be a great panelist, please refer them in the form linked below. 

 

 
 

Grant Resources

Region 9 Grant Applications for AOS and APS are online. Application guidelines, blank application samples and other resources can be found below.

 

If you are a previous grantee, you do not need to complete a Letter of Intent (LOI). 

For further information about Region 9 grants, contact Region 9 Program Manager, Kris Roberts: kroberts@artsincolumbus.org

 

Fiscal Year 2022 Grants

The FY22 grant cycle runs from July 1, 2021–June 30, 2022.

Arts Organization and Arts Project Support
through IAC and CAAC

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.

 

 

Arts Organization Support (AOS) provides annual operating support for the ongoing artistic and administrative functions of eligible arts organizations that align with the Indiana Arts Commission’s Public Funding Imperatives.

 

FY22 Grant Recipients 

The Columbus Area Arts Council is proud to support each of these organizations with grant dollars during the FY22 grant cycle:

Arts Organization Support

  • Batesville Area Arts Council – Ripley County

  • Columbus Pro Musica (Columbus Indiana Philharmonic) – Bartholomew County

  • The Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Inc. – Bartholomew County

  • Dancers Studio, Inc. – Bartholomew County

  • Dearborn Highlands Arts Council – Dearborn County

  • Southeastern Indiana Dance, Inc. – Ripley County

  • Southern Indiana Center for the Arts – Jackson County

  • Tree County Players – Decatur County

 

Arts Project Support

  • Actors Community Theatre of Seymour – Jackson County

  • Columbus City Band – Bartholomew County

  • Dearborn County Citizens Against Substance Abuse – Dearborn County

  • Ethnic Expo, City of Columbus – Bartholomew County

  • Exhibit Columbus – Bartholomew County

  • Happy Tree Art Studio (Fiscal Sponsor: Everyday Connections) – Jackson County

  • Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Columbus – Bartholomew County

  • Jackson County Community Theater – Jackson County

  • Ohio County Tourism, Inc. – Ohio County

  • Our Heritage, Inc. (Jennings County Historical Society) – Jennings County

  • Ripley County Tourism Bureau – Ripley County

  • Vevay Main Street, Inc. – Switzerland County

 

Region 9 Grantees

Crediting Funding Organizations

As a condition of grants from the Indiana Arts Commission, including those administered by Regional Arts Partner organizations, grantees are required to credit the funding support received both on their websites and on all funding-associated promotional materials.

APS and AOS I grantees in Region 9, credit support to the Indiana Arts Commission and Columbus Area Arts Council. 

AOS II grantees, credit CAAC, IAC, and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

 

To include funding credit into your program:

  • Include the appropriate logos on any / all signage, large or small (all logos must be clearly readable and may not be altered without consulting the IAC). Logos must be sized proportionally to original dimensions.

  • Include logos and / or credit line on any other printed materials.

  • At the event itself, tell your audience about your funding source.

Full details at www.in.gov/arts/programs-and-services/funding/requirements-of-grant-recipients 

(Click "Funding Acknowledgement Requirements" to open the tab).

Download logos:

 

Please direct all logo use questions to:

Connie Brahm

317‐232‐1273

cbrahm@iac.in.gov