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Arts in the Parks and Historic Sites

This program isn't currently accepting applications.

About the Program

Arts in the Parks and Historic Sites is a grant program that provides funding for arts program related projects that encourage the creation of and public engagement with art about the Indiana state park/forest system and historic sites (map of participating sites).To get funded, the proposed project must be connected to the site (highlight its historical significance, etc.).


It's important that you download and read the grant guidelines. Save these guidelines for your own records and to refer back to during the application/grant process.

Grant Period January 1–December 31, 2020
Application Deadline (Organizations) September 5, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Application Deadline (Individuals) September 12, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Review Panel Week of October 28, 2019 (details TBD)
Awards Announcement Week of December 9, 2019 
First Payment (75%) February - April 2020
Final Grant Report Due (Organizations) January 12, 2021 at 4:30 PM
Final Grant Report Due (Individuals) January 14, 2021 at 4:30 PM
Second Payment (25%) Up to 60 days after the final grant report is approved
All times eastern

Planning your project

Review Process

All applications will be reviewed by a trained panel of professionals and peers from around the state. These panel meetings will take place entirely online at the information listed in the schedule, and are open to the public for observation only. Guests of panel review meetings may not lobby or address the panel on behalf of their applications before, during, or after the meeting. Applicants are encouraged to listen to their panel review, but not required.

Grant Requirements

As an IAC grant recipient you are expected to:

In order to receive grant payment from the state you must agree to the following:

Program Contact

Sometimes the best way to find what you're looking for is to just talk to someone. Get in touch with the Individual Advancement Program manager, Anna Tragesser, at atragesser@iac.in.gov or call (317) 232-1281.

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