NewsArts & Culture / May 11, 2016

11 Indiana Arts Groups To Receive NEA Grants

11 Indiana Arts Groups To Receive NEA GrantsThe Indiana Arts Commission says it and 10 other Indiana arts organizations are receiving grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.Indiana Arts Commission, Indianapolis, Lafayette, Bloomington, Harrison Center for the Arts, Munster, American Folklore Society, The Legacy Foundation, Tippecanoe Arts Federation, South Shore Arts Inc., Merrillville2016-05-11T00:00:00-04:00

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.

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