MEDIA CONTACT:
Tetia Lee, Chief Executive Officer
Tippecanoe Arts Federation
(765) 423-2787

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 16, 2020

NCHS AND TAF ANNOUNCE $250,000 FOR THE ARTS!

Lafayette, Indiana - The Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF) is pleased to announce that North Central Health Services (NCHS) will fund a round of capital projects grants for arts and cultural organizations in Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren, and White Counties. Since 2004, NCHS has provided nearly $4 million in funding for the arts community through grant opportunities administered by TAF. Through this year's competitive grant program, a total of $250,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations for capital projects.

About the 2020 Grant Program
Funds may be used for capital projects occurring between October 14, 2020 and July 1, 2021. Each applicant must be a member in good standing with the Tippecanoe Arts Federation and have 501(c)(3) status.

Timeline
  • Friday, June 5, 2020 at 4:30 pm - Deadline for Letter of Intent
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 - Notification of invitation to apply
  • Friday, August 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm - Deadline for proposals
  • Friday, September 4, 2020 - Notification of award
  • Thursday, September 11, 2020 - Signed grant agreements due
  • Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - Bravo for the Arts (Grant Awards Reception)
  • 30 days following the completion of funded project - Final grant report due

An overview of the guidelines for the 2020 NCHS Capital Grants program can be found here . This year's grant process requires interested organizations to complete a Letter of Intent , which is due by June 5, 2020 at 4:30 pm. More information is available here.

Discussing proposals with the Chief Executive Officer of the Tippecanoe Arts Federation is required. Please contact Tetia Lee at tetial@tippecanoearts.org or (765) 423-2787.
About the Tippecanoe Arts Federation
The Tippecanoe Arts Federation is the umbrella organization and arts council for 14 counties. TAF provides educational opportunities in the visual, performing, and literary arts, outreach programs for both underserved and at-risk youth, and funding for capital and operational expenses to fellow arts organizations region wide. Established in 1976, the Tippecanoe Arts Federation serves as a model for arts advocacy by promoting the role of the arts within our region. More information is available at  TippecanoeArts.org.