Tippecanoe Arts Federation announces $116,393 in Regional Partnership Grant Awards

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF) announces 28 organizations throughout Region 4 (Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren, and White Counties) will receive a total of $116,393.00 in grant awards for Fiscal Year 2010.

Earlier this year volunteer citizen peer panels, convened by TAF, reviewed 30 proposals. Grant awards were approved August 3, 2009 during the TAF board of director’s meeting.

Grants are made possible by the Indiana Arts Commission with funds appropriated by the Indiana General Assembly and the U.S. Congress, through the National Endowment for the Arts, and are for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2009.

The following organizations from Region 4 were approved for funding:

Arts Organization Support — Amount — County

(Funds provide general operating support to the following organizations)

  • Civic Theater of Greater Lafayette — $11,227 — Tippecanoe
  • Purdue University Convocations — $14,034 — Tippecanoe
  • Lafayette Symphony Orchestra — $10,364 — Tippecanoe
  • Art Museum of Greater Lafayette — $9,500 — Tippecanoe
  • Friends of the Frankfort Public Library — $5,159 — Clinton
  • Kokomo Civic Theater — $4,078 — Howard
  • Bach Chorale Singers — $5,363 — Tippecanoe
  • Prairie Arts Council — $5,407 — Jasper
  • Logansport Art Association — $3,715 — Cass
  • Long Center for the Performing Arts — $5,378 — Tippecanoe
  • IU Kokomo Gallery — $3,797 — Howard
  • Kokomo Park Band — $5,413 — Howard
  • Book Readers & Horn Blowers — $5,129 — Carroll

Arts Project Support — Amount — County

  • Psi Iota, Beta Alpha Chapter — $3,782 — Carroll
    Funds will be used to support the Book Readers and Horn Blowers Elementary program
  • Kokomo Community Concerts — $2,921 — Howard
    Funds will be used to support the 2009-2010 Concert series
  • Indiana Fiddlers’ Gathering — $3,775 — Tippecanoe
    Funds will be used to support the Fiddlers’ Gathering
  • Purdue University Jazz — $3,624 — Tippecanoe
    Funds will be used to support the 2010 Jazz Festival and educational programming
  • Tippecanoe County Historical Association — $3,728 — Tippecanoe
    Funds will be used to support the Feast of the Hunter’s Moon

Mini Grant Support — Amount — County

  • Tipton County Pork Festival — $1,000 — Tipton
    Funds will be used to support Festival Arts programming including exhibitions and education
  • Delphi Elementary School — $1,000 — Carroll
    Funds will be used to support for an Artist in Residency
  • Flora Monroe Township Library — $1,000 — Cass
    Funds will be used to support for summer art education classes
  • Friends of Bob Music Co-op — $1,000 — Tippecanoe
    Funds will be used to support for the presentation of an international musical performing artist
  • Words on the Go — $1,000 — Tippecanoe
    Funds will be used to support city poetry initiatives
  • Tri Kappa — $1,000 — Howard
    Funds will be used to support the annual high school arts competition and exhibition
  • Art League of Montgomery County — $1,000 — Montgomery
    Funds will be used to support the downtown juried art exhibition
  • Lew Wallace Study Preservation Society — $1,000 — Montgomery
    Funds will be used to support the artist in residency day
  • All Saints Catholic School — $1,000 — Cass
    Funds will be used to support monthly artist in residencies during the 2009/2010 school year
  • Wabash Valley Youth Symphony — $1,000 — Tippecanoe
    Funds will be used to support sectional rehearsal musicians

Activities of the Tippecanoe Arts Federation are provided, in part, with support from the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency, with funds from the Indiana General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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