Arts in the Parks and Historic Sites

Rebecca Stockert, APHS grant recipient

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. To get funded, the proposed project must be connected to the site (highlight its historical significance, etc.).

Inspirational projects funded by this program:

Who's eligible to apply?

Individuals and organizations may apply to the Arts in the Parks and Historic Sites grant program.

Individuals wishing to apply:

  • Must be 18 years or older;
  • Must be currently living in Indiana and for one year immediately preceding the date of application;
  • Must be and remain an Indiana resident during the grant period.

Organizations wishing to apply: 

  • Must be a private, nonprofit, tax-exempt agency, 501(c)(3) status from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) OR an Indiana public entity (part of city, county, or state government);
  • Must be incorporated in the State of Indiana at the time of application;
  • Must have an Indiana address;
  • Must have a governing body that is representative of the organization’s service area; and,
  • Must not have any outstanding Final Grant Reports due to the IAC or a Regional Arts Partner.

An eligible tax-exempt organization may act as a fiscal sponsor/agent for an organization that has not secured their federal tax-exempt status. 

Ready to apply?

We'll begin accepting applications for calendar year 2020 in the summer of 2019.

Are you a current grant recipient?

Here are some helpful links. 

Didn't find what you were looking for? Contact program manager Anna Tragesser at or call (317) 232-1281.