Sponsorship of the Arts Grant Application

The Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana’s 2022-2023 Sponsorship of the Arts grant application is live now. The grants are for the development or advancement of arts opportunities and experiences for K-12 students in Vanderburgh County.

Grant specifics are available in the application form here. You can see what organizations and projects received grant funding in 2021 in the table below. The Arts Council awarded nearly $44,000 to projects in 2021.

Here’s a quick overview of the Sponsorship of the Arts Grant.

  • Funds are for projects and programs between Aug. 1, 2022 and July 31, 2023.
  • Only schools and 501(c)3 nonprofits are eligible. Private organizations can partner with a school or nonprofit for their project.
  • Funds are intended to benefit K-12 students in Vanderburgh County.
  • Grants available up to $5,000.
  • Available for development or advancement of arts opportunities and experiences for students.
  • Applications are due by June 17, 2022.

If you have any questions, please email Anne McKim at [email protected] or call 812-303-3178.


Sponsorship of the Arts Grant Recipients and Programs in 2021

Organization/SchoolProject Title
AIS Diamond Middle SchoolThe Dream Art Atmosphere
Children’s Center for Dance EducationJoshua Academy Dance Floor
Culver Family Learning CenterCulver Family Learning Art Show
Evansville Lutheran SchoolStudent Gallery
Evansville Philharmonic OrchestraBefore There Was Mozart
F.J. Reitz High School Department of TheatreReitz Theatre’s Bright Future
Highland Elementary SchoolFull STEAM Ahead- Collaborative Courtyard STEAM Project
Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville (cMoe)cMoe’s Artist-in-Residence Program
McGary Middle School Evansville-Vanderburgh School CorporationGlimpses of the Galaxy
Memorial Community Development Corp“Fit for Play” Phase 2: Music & Motion
North High SchoolAll Things Glowforge!
Signature SchoolSublimation
University of EvansvilleUE Music Conservatory Music Fundamentals Class for EVSC Students
Washington Middle School/Twymon Art GalleryPath to Education Mural
William Henry Harrison High SchoolAcrylic Painting Unit