Regional Arts Grants
Region Six
Serving Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, and Vigo counties


Grants to Organizations

Arts Illiana has administers over $90,000 annually in IAC-funded grants to area organizations for arts-related projects. There are three categories of grants:

Arts Organization Support: Operating support for non-profit arts organizations and institutions (Organizations with cash operating income/expenses (average of last three fiscal years) $250,000 or more will apply for AOS II.) (Organizations with cash operating income/expenses (average of last three fiscal years) between $50,000 and $250,000 will apply for AOS I)

Arts Project Support: Funding support for arts projects of arts and non-arts non-profit organizations including educational institutions.  Non Profit arts organizations with cash operating income/expenses (average of last three fiscal years) of less than $50,000 will apply in this category. Range of funding request is from $1,000 to $5,000.


Arts Project Support Information Workshop

Info Session & Application Webinars:

Arts Project Support
February 8, 2022
2:00-3:00 pm
(Registration Link:

Arts Project Support grants provide funding to nonprofit organizations to support a specific part of the organization's arts activities, such as a one-time event, a single production, an exhibition, an educational workshop, or a series of related arts activities such as art classes or training sessions. In response to the pandemic, the IAC has removed its 1:1 match requirement and adjusted its funding priorities. Click here to learn more.

Click to download FY23 Arts Project Support Guidelines

Click here to read the Arts Project Support Evaluation Criteria

Arts Organization Support Information Workshop

Info Session & Application Webinar:

Arts Organization Support
February 9, 2022
2:00-3:00 pm
Registration Link:

Arts Organization Support grants provide annual operating support for the ongoing artistic and administrative functions of nonprofit arts organizations. First-time applicants to the Arts Organization Support program must submit an Eligibility Questionnaire by January 18, 2022.  The questionnaire is accessible through the online grant system.  Contact Sherri Wright prior to completing.

Click to download FY23 Arts Organization Support Guidelines


Contact Sherri Wright


Accessing the online grant system:

1. Click here to access the  online system. (
2. If accessing the system for the first time, create a profile.



New Logo Use Guidelines...Important information for Grantees!!

IAC and Regional Arts Partner logos for grantees are available for download from the IAC website at:    NOTE REGIONAL INITIATIVE GRANT RECIPIENTS DO NOT NEED TO CREDIT NEA BEGINNING FY2021

Penalties for Late Final Grant Report Submissions.

Self Accessibility Check list Form

USEFUL LINKS: (Click to open link.)

Link to Legislator Contact Information

Sample Public Official Letter for beginning of grant period.

Sample Public Official Letter for end of grant period.

Resources for Managing Regional Initiative Grants

The documents below are to be used in managing the Regional Initiative Grant (RIG) application, paneling, and reporting process.

Grantsmaking Process Information


    Panel/Panelist Materials

    Reporting Forms

    • RIG Reporting forms are assigned through the online system.




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