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IAC > For Applicants > Grant Programs > Regional Arts Partner Program Regional Arts Partner Program

The Regional Arts Partner “RFP” Proposal Cycle for FY2016-19 (July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2019)begins November 17, 2014 and closes February 11, 2015

About the RFP

Current Regional Arts Partners and eligible applicants interested in entering into contract with the State of Indiana to provide core services as a Regional Arts Partner must submit a Notice of Intent to apply prior to submitting a full proposal.  Those applying must be willing to meet and maintain all eligibility standards, core services, and reporting requirements.  Proposals will be submitted and reviewed once every four years.  An expanded IAC Programs, Grants, and Services Committee will review proposals. 

The following review criteria will be used: 

•  Quality Management and Governance (40)

•  Regional and Arts Community Involvement (30)

•  Grantsmaking and Constituent Service Expertise (30)

Note: If you are applying for or reporting on a Regional Initiative Grant, contact your Regional Services Manager for information about applications and reporting.

Timeline (For Applicants)

Service Period
FY2016-2019 • July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2019

Notice of Intent Deadline
December 22, 2014 • 4:30 EST

Proposal Deadline
February 11, 2015 • 4:30 EST
Applicants will use the IAC’s online grant system to submit the proposal

Proposal Review

March 5, 2015

This meeting is open to the public.

Subsequent to the meeting, IAC staff may contact applicants for additional

information, clarification, and/or modification to the applicant's proposal.

Selection Decision

March 20, 2015 (Muncie) IAC Quarterly Business Meeting

Notifications disseminated no more than 1 week post meeting.

Guidelines (For Applicants)

How to Apply

1. Complete the online application using the IAC's Online Grants System.

Contact Information

Paige Sharp, Director of Programs
You are encouraged to consult with staff prior to application submission if you have any questions or need assistance developing your proposal.

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Applications for FY2012-15 (July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2015) have closed. Guidelines for that cycle can be located here.

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