As an Indiana Arts Commission Regional Arts Partner, Arts United administers IAC grants in eleven counties of Region 3: Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, LaGrange, Miami, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells and Whitley. Arts United serves as a source of information, referral and technical services for local organizations who apply for state arts funding.

Arts Organization Support (AOS) Grants

AOS grants provide annual operating support for the artistic and administrative functions of eligible arts and cultural organizations that provide arts activities with special attention to underserved communities.

FY23 AOS Dates and Deadlines

Level I: Organizations with cash income under $250,000.
Level II: Organizations with a cash income over $250,000.

Application Workshop Webinar: February 9th, 2022; 2:00-3:00pm

Grant Period: July 1, 2022–June 30, 2023
Application Open: January 4, 2022
Eligibility Questionnaire (First Time Applicants): January 18, 2022 at 4:30PM EST
Eligibility Notifications Sent to New Applicants: Week of January 31, 2022
Deadline to request draft application review: February 23, 2022
Application Due: March 9, 2022 at 4:30PM EST
Panel Review: Week of April 25, 2022
Award Notification: Early July 2022
First Payment (75%): September–October 2022
Final Grant Report Due: July 13, 2023 at 4:30PM EST
Second Payment (25%): August–September 2023

Arts Project Support (APS) Grants

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, or an educational seminar; or to support a series of related arts activities, such as art classes or training sessions.

FY23 APS Dates and Deadlines

Applicants may request up to $5,000 to support their arts project.

Application Workshop Webinar: February 8th, 2022; 2:00-3:00pm

Grant Period: July 1, 2022–June 30, 2023
Application Open: January 4, 2022
Deadline to request draft application review: February 23, 2022
Application Due: March 9, 2022 at 4:30PM EST
Panel Review: Last week of April 2022
Award Notification: Early July 2022
First Payment (75%): September–October 2022
Final Grant Report Due: July 13, 2022 at 4:30PM EST
Second Payment (25%): July–August 2023

Ready to Apply?

Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To access the online system, go to ​in.gov/arts/apply. Once in the online grant system, open and complete the questionnaire found at the top of the page. Applicants new to the IAC’s online system will need to create a profile to get started.

Questions?

Contact Phil Slane at (260) 424-0646 ext. 2016 or pslane@artsunited.org.