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Regional Initiative Grant Program - Region 7 Arts Organization Support I (AOS I)

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions
for Arts Programming that Benefits Underserved Communities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Indiana Arts Commission (IAC)

Conf. Date:

01/10/20

LOI Date:

01/15/20

Deadline Date:

03/05/20 4:30 PM Eastern Time

Description:

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Grants to Indiana nonprofit arts organizations and public entities in eligible regions to provide programming for underserved communities. Applicants that have not received funding in the last three years must submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended to support the general operation and administrative costs of organizations that are located in, and serve the Region 7 counties of Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, and Shelby.

Eligible expenses include:

  • Salaries
  • Administrative fees
  • Artists' fees
  • Staff development and training
  • Space and equipment rental
  • Promotional costs, personnel and production costs
  • Supplies needed to support the programming activities; and fee subsidies to presenting organizations that wish to purchase the grantee's services

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 127222

Term of Contract:

The grant period is July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants are organizations whose primary purpose is arts producing, promoting, presenting service, or teaching organization. Applicants must be a private, nonprofit tax-exempt agency with either 501(c)(3) status from the IRS OR be an Indiana public entity (part of city or county).

For additional information about eligibility requirements, see:
https://www.in.gov/arts/files/FY2021AOSI_Region7.pdf#page=2

For information about ineligible expenses, see:
https://www.in.gov/arts/files/FY2021AOSI_Region7.pdf#page=3

Pre-proposal Conference:

The following grant workshops are offered:

Boone County Grant Workshop
January 8, 2020
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. eastern time
2030 Indianapolis Ave.
Lebanon, IN

Johnson County Grant Workshop
January 10, 2020
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. eastern time
550 E. Jefferson St., Room #106
Franklin IN 46131
Parking & entry on the east side of the building

Registration is required. RSVP here: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5343903/Grant-Information-Session-RSVP

Pre-Application Information:

LOIs are required by applicants who have not received AOS funding in FY18, FY19, or FY20. LOIs must be completed in the online system by January 15, 2020, 4:30 PM Eastern Time.

Applications are due by by March 5, 2020, 4:30 PM ET.

Draft reviews are available to first time applicants, and organizations that are not currently receiving funds from the IAC for general feedback and suggestions around application completeness and clarity. The deadline to request a draft review is February 21, 2020.

Timeline:
- Applications open: December 20, 2019
- Letter of Intent to Apply due: January 15, 2020, 4:30 PM ET
- Eligibility Notifications sent to LOI applicants: Week of January 27, 2020
- Deadline to request draft review: February 21, 2020
- Applications due: March 5, 2020, 4:30 PM ET
- Panel Review: April 28 and 29, 2020
- Award Notification: Early July 2020
- First Payment (75%): September - October 2020
- Final grant report due: July 13, 2021
- Second payment (25%): July - August 2021

Additional information: https://www.in.gov/arts/2387.htm

Requirements: https://www.in.gov/arts/2505.htm

IAC Funding Imperatives: https://www.in.gov/arts/3031.htm

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: http://www.in.gov/arts/apply

For accessibility accommodation requests:
Stephanie Haines
shaines@iac.in.gov
317-232-1274

For technical concerns:
Deanna Poelsma
dpoelsma.iac.in.gov
317-232-1278

Indiana Arts Commission
100 N. Senate Ave., N505
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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