National Endowment For The Arts Awards $1,049,800 To Indiana Arts Providers

(INDIANAPOLIS) – The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced today that eight Indiana arts organizations and cultural programming providers will receive over $1 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The NEA will be awarding more than $84 million nationwide during this second round of grants supporting 1,144 projects.

Art Works Grants

Art Works grants support artistically excellent projects that celebrate our creativity and cultural heritage, invite mutual respect for differing beliefs and values, and enrich humanity.

  • Fort Wayne Civic Theatre, Fort Wayne, $15,000
  • Art Mix, Indianapolis, $25,000
  • Arts Council of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, $20,000
  • Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art, Indianapolis, $20,000
  • New Harmony Project, Indianapolis, $25,000

Our Town Grants

This year marks the tenth year of support for Our Town projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes. 

  • City of Noblesville, Noblesville, $50,000
  • Wabash Valley Art Spaces, Terre Haute, $75,000

Partnerships (State and Regional)

Each year, the National Endowment for the Arts designates 40 percent of its grantmaking budget to the state and regional arts organizations through partnership agreements. Grants are awarded to the nation’s 56 state and territorial arts agencies and the six regional arts organizations. This funding enables these agencies and organizations to respond to priorities identified through public planning undertaken with their constituents, partners, and stakeholder as well as Arts Endowment objectives.

  • Indiana Arts Commission, Statewide, $819,800