Connecting arts and community since 1972.
GRANTS

The Columbus Area Arts Council is proud to support arts and cultural organizations as well as individual artists. 


INDIANA ARTS COMMISSION
REGION 9 ARTS PARTNER

Columbus Area Arts Council is one of 11 Regional Partners charged with implementing a statewide initiative developed by the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC). The Arts Council serves as the Regional Arts Partner for Region 9, representing Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Jackson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley and Switzerland counties.

LEARN MORE ABOUT GRANTS THROUGH THE IAC!

The Columbus Area Arts Council is proud to support each of these organizations with grant dollars. 

Actors Community Theatre of Seymour, Inc
Arts and Cultural Council of Decatur County
Columbus Indiana Philharmonic
Columbus Museum of Arts and Design
Columbus Scottish Festival
Dancer’s Studio
Dearborn Highland Arts Council
Ethnic Expo
Ivy Tech
Our Heritage, Inc.
Rural Alliance for the Arts
Southern Indiana Arts
Switzerland County Historical Society
The Columbus Symphony Orchestra
The Jackson Community Theater, Inc.


WELCOMING COMMUNITY
ARTS & CULTURE GRANT PROGRAM

The Columbus Area Arts Council (CAAC) is pleased to partner with Heritage Fund – the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County on an Arts and Culture Grant Program focused around “Welcoming Community.” With the opening of the inaugural exhibition of Exhibit Columbus, we will continue our annual exploration of architecture, art, design, and community that seeks to celebrate our unique design heritage.

The grant application period is now closed.
We look forward to announcing the grant recipients soon. CAAC is thrilled to support this important community initiative. 

REQUEST FOR GRANT PROPOSALS
GRANT APPLICATION

Contact: 
Kathryn Armstrong
Executive Director, Columbus Area Arts Council
karmstrong@artsincolumbus.org

Abbie Bush
Grants Manager, Heritage Fund 
abush@heritagefundbc.org