NewsArts & Culture / May 11, 2016

11 Indiana Arts Groups To Receive NEA Grants

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Arts Commission says it and 10 other Indiana arts organizations are receiving grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The 11 Indiana awards totaling more than $1 million include $782,200 awarded through a partnership agreement with the Indiana Arts Commission for programs that benefit state residents.

Among the other Indiana recipients are the Harrison Center for the Arts in Indianapolis, receiving a $75,000 grant. Bloomington's American Folklore Society will receive $50,000. The Legacy Foundation in Merrillville and Lafayette's Tippecanoe Arts Federation will both get $30,000 and South Shore Arts Inc. in Munster will get $20,000.

Arts Commission Executive Director Lewis Ricci says the funding for Indiana is a $95,000 increase from last year.

At WFYI, our goal is to cover stories that matter to you. Our reporting is rooted in facts. It considers all perspectives and is available to everyone. We don't have paywalls, but we do need support. So if unbiased, trusted journalism is important to you, please join us. Donate now.



Related News

2020 Chevy Corvette Changes Its Latitude
Heartland Film Festival Begins Oct. 8
Major Taylor Mural Will Be First In City's Bicentennial Legends Series