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IAC > Grant Programs > Individual Artist Program Individual Artist Program

FY17 Cycle Now Closed.  The deadline to apply was February 5, 2016.

Program Description

The Individual Artist Program (IAP) provides support to artists in all disciplines for career development projects. Applicants may request a maximum of $2,000. Grantees must plan a project, or phase of a project, which can be realized within the requested budget and completed within the proposed timeline. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and a legal resident of Indiana.

It is important to note that the IAP funds different genres each cycle, and applications are only accepted in the disciplines following this schedule:

Odd Fiscal Years Even Fiscal Years
Crafts Dance
Design Literary Arts
Media Arts Music
Photography Theatre
Visual Arts  

Folk Arts & Access Categories:

  • Folk arts and access applications will be paneled with the corresponding discipline in the corresponding year.

Program Timeline

*All times Eastern (EST)

Applications Open November 2, 2015
Grant Information Webinar December 8, 2015
Deadline to Apply February 5, 2016 at 4:30 PM
Application Review Panel Meetings April 2016
Grant Period, projects occur July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017
Final Grant Report Due July 1, 2017


Contact Information

Direct program/content questions to program manager Paige Sharp at or (317) 232-1274.