Regional Arts Partners

About the Program

Regional Arts Partners work alongside the Indiana Arts Commission to promote and expand participation in the arts in Indiana. The partners provide broad local access to arts services and funding opportunities and provides services that include, but are not limited to, grantsmaking and information and referral.

Regional Initiative Grants (Arts Project Support and Arts Organization Support I, II) are administered by the Regional Arts Partners on behalf of the Indiana Arts Commission. 

Current Regional Arts Partners

regional arts partner map of Indiana 1.   South Shore Arts 
2.   Community Foundation of St. Joseph Co.
3.   Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne, Inc.
4.   Tippecanoe Arts Federation
5.   Community Foundation of Randolph Co.
6.   Arts Illiana 
7.   Indiana Arts Commission
8.   Brown County Community Foundation
9.   Columbus Area Arts Council 
10. Community Foundation Alliance
12. Hanover College
Click here to download a PDF of the Regional Arts Partner Map and Contacts

Who's eligible to apply?

  • Partner must be located within the region to be served
  • Organization may be either a unit of local government or a private, nonprofit Indiana corporation with IRS tax-exempt status
  • Must be in good standing with the State of Indiana and the Indiana Arts Commission

Want to apply?

Click here to download the fiscal year 2020-2023 guidelines. 

  • Letter of Intent Deadline – December 3, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
  • Proposal Deadline – February 5, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
  • Proposal Review – February 2019
  • Selection Decision – March 15, 2019 at the IAC Quarterly Business Meeting

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Are you a current Regional Arts Parner?

Here are some helpful links. 

Didn't find what you were looking for? Contact Paige Sharp, Deputy Director of Programs, at or call (317) 232-1279.