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|PROGRAM GUIDELINES - UPDATED 6/29/2015|
|HOW TO APPLY|
|APPLICATION REVIEW PROCESS|
The AOSIII/Multi-Regional program will provide annual operating support for the ongoing artistic and administrative functions of eligible arts organizations that provide quality arts on a statewide or multi-regional basis, with special attention to underserved communities.
Notes: All times Eastern (EST). All reporting will be submitted in the IAC's Online Grant System.
|Notice of Intent to Apply Due||January 9, 2015, 4:30 p.m.|
|Applications Due||March 13, 2015, 4:30 p.m.|
|Application Review Panel||April 29, 2015, 4:30 p.m.|
|Grant notifications and contracts sent||Early July 2015|
|Grant period||July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2017|
|Final grant report - Year 1 and second year updates due||July 29, 2016, 4:30 p.m.|
|Final grant report - Year 2||July 31, 2017, 4:30 p.m.|
For the full list of eligibility and reporting requirements, please consult the program guidelines.
The following is an abbreviated list of eligibility requirements for the AOS III program:
NOTE: Only one application is allowed per year, per organization or 501(c)(3) for a grant in any of the following IAC grant categories: Arts Project Support and mini-grants, Arts Operating Support I, Arts Operating Support II, Arts Operating Support III, Statewide Arts Service Organizations, Regional Arts Partnership Regional Block Grant, and Regional Arts Partnership Operating Support. If special funding opportunities arise, some deviation from this rule may be permitted on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the IAC and the funding source. Public entities, chapters/affiliates, and fiscal agent relationship will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
All eligible applicants and grant recipients are required to create and update the profile information in the online IAC grants system. The profile information must contain the current, primary contact’s email address. IAC staff cannot provide advanced technical help for computer or software-related problems.
For more information on how to use the IAC online system refer to the IAC website link: http://www.in.gov/arts/onlineapplications&reports.htm. It is strongly recommended that you begin your online application before the due date to handle any unforeseen technical problems that may prevent a timely application. Late applications will NOT be accepted.
Your online submission indicates your agreement with, and adherence to, the program guidelines and – including its embedded website links.
After receipt of completed application, IAC staff will review your materials to ensure that all required information was submitted. If any discrepancies are found (such as incomplete answers or uploads), your application may be ineligible for review. Each eligible application will be reviewed and scored by a conflict-free panel of professional peers. The panel review occured on April 28, 2015 and was be open to the public for observation and may be recorded. Applications will be scored on a 100-point scale. The scores will be included as part of a funding formula to assist with the allocation of grant awards. Organizations that have a total score over 85 will be eligible for funding. Information submitted in the application will be reviewed according to the following evaluation criteria.
If you have a question concerning the Multi-Regional/Arts Operating Support III FY16-17 program and application development please contact:
Community Development Manager, Accessibility Coordinator
If you have a question about the online system, contract, and payment information please contact:
Grant, Research and Information Technology Manager