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October 3, 2013 / ivytechartspartner

Application deadline near for IAC’s Arts In Education project grants

(Indianapolis, Indiana) – The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced today that the deadline is approaching for application to the next round of Arts In Education grants.

The deadline to apply for the grant program is October 11, 2013. Teaching artists as well as any pre-kindergarten through 12th grade public, private, parochial, or charter schools may apply.

Applicants may request up to $3,000 for project related costs. Applicants must match dollar for dollar the IAC grant awarded with school funds, contributed funds, in-kind donations, or services. Funding may not replace or supplant existing resources.

Project activities must take place during the scheduled school day and may not fund after-school or summer activities. Projects must also meet a minimum of five (5) Indiana academic standards taking place in calendar year 2014.

Teaching artists must be 18 years of age or older, must have been a resident of Indiana for one year prior to the date of application, and remain a resident of the state during the grant period. The teaching artist must not be enrolled in any degree-granting program (undergraduate, graduate and doctorate) as of October 11, 2013. A teaching artist may not apply as part of a collaboration for which another artist is also applying in the same year, and may not apply on behalf of an organization (organizations, other than schools, may not apply).

Arts In Education grant information and guidelines are currently available online. Interested applicants should refer to the IAC website for more information.

Applications must be submitted through the Indiana Cultural Grants Online system ( no later than October 11, 2013. Projects must take place between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014.

For more information, please contact Kristina Davis-Smith at or call 317-232-1279.

The Indiana Arts Commission is dedicated to the vision of the arts everywhere, everyday, for everyone in Indiana.

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