The Indy Arts & Culture COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund was created for individuals working in the arts sector and impacted by the current public health crisis. Primary concern is for the health and well being of individuals: specifically independent artists and staff working for small-to-midsize nonprofit arts and cultural organizations. This fund will provide rapid response $500 grants to help bridge the severe lost wages that make many in our creative community vulnerable.

Amount: $500
Deadline: Not specified.
Status: Open
Funding Types: Grant
Creative Categories: Acting, Beauty, Craft, Dance, Fashion, Film, Music, Painting, Performing Arts, Photography, Tech, Visual Art, Writing
Locations: Indianapolis


Independent artists who work in at least one of the following disciplines: music, literature, dance, visual, and/or media (i.e., filmmaking, new media/technology as a visual art form). The staff of small-to-midsize nonprofit arts and cultural organizations (organization budgets between $20,000 to $500,000). All applicants must live in Marion or one of the surrounding counties. All applicants must be able to produce documentation of loss of income in excess of $500 due to cancelled events, projects, and/or organization temporary closure. All applicants must be able to document and verify their consistent work in the non-commercial arts sector for at least the past two (2) years.

Organization: Indy Keeps Creating