//

Don’t miss out on these upcoming Indiana Arts Commission webinars

Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra.

The Indiana Arts Commission is hosting some upcoming webinars you won’t want to miss, especially if you’re interested in grants and diversity. As the state’s Regional Arts Partner for the area, the Arts Council is happy to help you through the granting process.

Arts Project Support grants (FY23)

You’ll want to attend this webinar if you have any questions about the Indiana Arts Commissions Arts Project Support grants, which go towards project-focused applications. This grant provides funding to nonprofits to support a specific project, such as a one-time event, a single production, an exhibition, a workshop, or a series of related arts activities. Learn the basics of applying for the grant programs, get a tour of the IAC’s online grant system, and take an inside look at the criteria that will be used to score your application. The deadline to apply for Arts Project Support programs is 3:30 p.m. (CST) March 9.

The webinar for Arts Project Support grants is 1 p.m. (CST) Tuesday, Feb. 8. Here’s the link to register.

Arts Organization Support grants (FY23)

Organization support grants are for groups looking for institutional funding. This grant provides annual operating support to arts nonprofits for ongoing artistic and administrative functions. Learn the basics of applying for the grant programs, get a tour of the IAC’s online grant system, and take an inside look at the criteria that will be used to score your application. The deadline to apply for the Arts Organization Support is 3:30 p.m. (CST) March 9. 

The webinar for Arts Organization Support grants is 1 p.m. (CST) Wednesday, Feb. 9. Here’s the link to register.

Arts for All: What does IDEA look like in practice?

Arts for All is a three-part inclusion, diversity, equity, and access training series led by Dr. Pascal Losambe, an educator and consultant in the areas of education, organizational culture, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and presented by the Regional Arts Partners of the Indiana Arts Commission. 

This virtual training is free for arts providers in Indiana and is designed to provide organizations with workable strategies to build relationships with their community and engage underserved audiences. 

The last part of the series looks at how using inclusion, diversity, equity, and access works in practice. Losambe will lead a panel discussion that illustrates best practices for using IDEA strategies and community engagement.

Arts for All is 10:30 a.m. (CST) Wednesday, Feb. 16. Click here to learn more and register.

Zach Evans

Zach Evans is the Community Director for the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana. Zach performs regionally in the band Corduroy Orbison. He also enjoys graphic design and photography.