IAC Grant Applications Process

IAC Grant Application Process

Fiscal Year 2025

Indiana Arts Commission grants awarded through the Regional Arts Partnership are available to qualifying nonprofit organizations through a competitive application process. Nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations or public entities with eligible arts programming and addresses in the following counties are eligible to apply for funding from the Region 2 Partner, the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County: Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, St. Joseph, and Starke.

Full Application

Deadline: March 7, 2024, 11:59 p.m. EST
Grant Period: Fiscal Year 2025 or July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025.

Grant Category Summaries:

More detailed eligibility information is provided in full guideline documents.

  • Arts Project Support (APS) grants provide funding to 501c3 non-profits, units of government, and schools to support a specific project, such as a one-time event; a single performance; an exhibition; a workshop; or a series of related arts activities such as art classes or training sessions that are open to the public whether free or for a fee. View the guidelines.
  • Arts Organization Support (AOS) grants provide annual operating support for the ongoing artistic and administrative functions of eligible arts organizations that align with IAC funding priorities. The Arts Organization Support program is open every other year. The next available application will be for FY26 and available in January 2025. Those that were not funded for FY24 are welcome to apply to Arts Project Support in 2024 for funding in FY25. More information can be found here.
Accessing the Application

All applications must be completed within the Indiana Arts Commission’s Online Grant System. If accessing the system for the first time, you must first create a profile.

Grant Information Workshops

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. Statewide virtual workshops are scheduled as follows:

If you have any questions about the application process, get in touch through our contact form or call us at (574) 232-0041.


The Regional Partnership initiative is made possible in part by the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency, with funds from the Indiana General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.


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