Indiana Arts Commission Grant Programs

Indiana Arts Commission Grant Programs

Noblesville Creates serves as the Regional Partner for the Indiana Arts Commission to connect with an assist arts organizations and artists in Central Indiana. If you are in one of the Region 7 counties, you can subscribe for email updates or peruse funding opportunities below.  Please, email for more information.  Noblesville Creates wants to send out a big thank you to the Indiana Arts Commission for their financial support.

Guidelines for Arts Project Support FY 25 have been released. Arts Project Support is a core grant program of the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC), provides funding to 501c3 nonprofits, units of government, and schools to support arts projects that occur during the grant period: July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025. Some examples of eligible projects include a one-time art event, a single performance, an exhibition, an educational workshop, or series of related arts activities such as art classes or training sessions that are open to the public whether free or for a fee. The purpose of the program is to provide broad access to arts opportunities throughout the state. Applicants may request up to $4,000 (new) to support their project, and there is no match requirement.

Current grantees and new applicants are invited and encouraged to learn about the grant categories, the online grant system, application process, and changes for this year. Grant Information Workshops will be hosted at the state level by the Regional Arts Partner representatives. These free workshops will be virtual, conducted through Zoom. Times listed for workshops below are EST. Registration links are available at

Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 4 p.m.: Arts Project Support Workshop for Returning Applicants

Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 4 p.m.: Arts Project Support Workshop for New Applicants

If you are interested in this program, please reach out to Ryan Shelton- and he can provide counsel and application review.  Please note, there are new requirements for applicants from Marion County.  Make sure to check out the guidelines linked above.

Click here to go directly to the Grant Portal.

Ryan Shelton

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