For immediate release: Jan 14, 2011
Posted by: [IAC]
Contact: Rex A. Van Zant
Phone: 317-232-1273

Arts Commission accepting grant applications from Multi-Regional Arts Organizations

(Indianapolis, Indiana) - The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced today it will accept letters of intent and grant applications from organizations interested in applying for the Arts Operating Support III (AOS III) / Multi-Regional Arts Institutions grant program.

Formerly referred to as the Major Multi-Regional Arts Organization program, this grant program is available to those organizations that provide quality arts and cultural activities as a part of the organization's primary mission. Programming or services must reach a statewide or multi-regional audience with special attention to underserved areas.

Organizations interested in applying for this grant program must submit a letter of intent to apply. Letters of intent may be submitted by email to or by mail to Indiana Arts Commission, attn: Kristina Davis-Smith, 100 N. Senate Ave., Room N505, Indianapolis, IN 46204. A sample letter of intent can be found on the IAC website at: Letters of intent must be received by the Indiana Arts Commission no later than 4:30 p.m. (EST) February 15, 2011. 

Organizations are strongly encouraged to carefully review the program guidelines as several changes have been made to the guidelines. Guidelines for the grant program are currently available on the IAC website at:

Applications must be submitted through the Indiana Cultural Grants Online ( no later than 4:30 p.m. (EST) March 15, 2011.

Questions regarding the AOSIII/Multi-Regional program should be directed to Kristina Davis-Smith at 317-232-1279 or email:

On behalf of the people of Indiana, the Indiana Arts Commission advocates engagement with the arts to enrich the quality of individual and community life.


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