Arts United coordinates resources for arts and culture nonprofits and others that strengthen their capacity to present higher quality programming that is accessible to more people in Northeast Indiana. Through these programs, Arts United actively supports more than 70 arts and culture nonprofits and programs in 11 counties of Northeast Indiana each year.

Regional Arts Council

More than 60 arts and culture program administrators gather together throughout the year for professional development, cultural planning, and networking.

Learn More about the Regional Arts Council

For more information about the Regional Arts Council, contact Heather Closson at or (260) 424-0646.


By facilitating grant programs, Arts United helps arts and culture nonprofits attain the funding they need to present high quality programs and heighten access to the arts for people of all ages. Grant support for more than 40 organizations each year is made possible by proceeds from the Arts United Annual Fund Drive, Indiana Arts Commission, National Endowment for the Arts, and partnerships with local foundations.

Learn More about grants

For more information about grant opportunities, contact Heather Closson at or (260) 424-0646.

Business Services

Arts United’s centralized back office provides essential support to more than 20 arts and culture nonprofits—giving them the resources they need to operate efficiently and retain high quality employees.

  • Payroll processing
  • Group health, dental & life insurance administration
  • Group general liability & worker’s compensation insurance

For more information, please contact Stacey Palacios, Director of Business Services, at or (260) 424-0646.

ArtsTix Community Box Office

Arts United operates a physical box office at the Arts United Center and coordinates shared ticketing and fundraising software on behalf of more than 15 organizations and venues each year—giving the community a one-stop shop for arts and culture information and tickets.

For more information about selling your event tickets through the ArtsTix Community Box Office, contact Reuben Albaugh, Director, at or (260) 422-4226. 

Fiscal Agency through Cultural Advancement Program, LLC

Through its fiscal agency program, Arts United has incubated new and innovative programs such as Middle Waves Music Festival, Kickstart, and the Make It Your Own Mural Fest.

For more information about fiscal agency for your arts or cultural initiative, contact Heather Closson, Vice President of Community Engagement, at