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About the Program

On-Ramp is an accelerator for Indiana creative entrepreneurs built for artists who are looking to rev up their business thinking, whether they are starting something new, looking to deepen their business understanding or at a professional crossroads. On-Ramp gives participants new connections, a plan, coaching, and access to special funds to make it happen.

On-Ramp includes:

  1. The Course: A three-day intensive business skills and entrepreneurship training course.
  2. The Certificate: Proof to investors that you're ready to make things happen.
  3. The Coaching: One-on-one coaching with an arts business pro.

The On-Ramp Fellowship is a pilot funding opportunity to take what you've just learned in the On-Ramp Creative Entrepreneur Course and put it to use for your career development. Request up to $2,000 for a project during the fellowship period. This fellowship is open to folks who hold the Creative Entrepreneur Course Certificate of Completion. 

On-Ramp will accept applications for the 2020 cohort in Fall 2019. Be sure you’re signed up for our newsletter and you’ll be updated when the application opens.

2020 Guidelines

See the Results

The 2019 On-Ramp Creative Entrepreneur Accelerator brought together 34 creatives from all corners of the state, all disciplines and all walks of life came together in Nashville, Indiana over a weekend in May to invest in their entrepreneurship. Their knowledge, intent to take action, sense of control, and ability to track growth in key business areas grew significantly after the Creative Entrepreneur Course. Click here to learn more.

Meet the Participants

About the 2019 Cohort
About the 2018 Cohort

Program Contact

Anna Tragesser

Anna Tragesser
Artist and Community Services Manager
Indiana Arts Commission
atragesser@iac.in.gov

(317) 232-1281