Helping arts and cultural organizations develop their crafts is a core part of Arts United’s mission. We’re devoted to enhancing the accessibility, visibility, and diversity of cultural experiences available to families throughout Northeast Indiana. That’s why we eagerly look to support worthy projects and organizations through grant funding.

Download our 2020 Grant Opportunities and Descriptions


2020 Grant Information Sessions


Each year, Arts United staff facilitates Grant Information Sessions to provide applicants with insight to each of the grants administered by Arts United. Each session will highlight general eligibility requirements, provide a comprehensive overview to each grant program, detail funding priorities, and answer any questions you may have about a particular grant opportunity. Our 2020 Grant Information Sessions will take occur on the following dates:

  • 2020 Grant Information Session + Grant Preparation Fundamentals (Peru, IN)
    Tuesday, January 7, 2020 from 4:00 – 7:30 PM (breakdown to come)
    Peru Public Library – Large Conference Room, 102 E. Main, Peru, IN 46970
  • 2020 Grant Information Session (Auburn, IN)
    Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 4:00 – 5:00 PM
    Eckhart Public Library – Willennar Genealogy Center, 700 S Jackson Street, Auburn, IN 46706
  • 2020 Grant Information Session + Grant Panelist Panel (Fort Wayne, IN)
    Tuesday, January 21, 2020 from 4:00 – 5:30 PM
    Auer Center for Arts & Culture – Conference Room, 300 E. Main, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
    Panelists: Stephanie Carlson (FWDC), Melinda Haines (PFW), and others TBA

Select a grant opportunity below to learn more:


Contact Grant and Program Manager Heather Closson at (260) 424-0646 or