With funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021, Indiana Humanities has provided grants totaling $833,517 to humanities-focused nonprofit organizations in 45 Indiana communities. 

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Awarded Organizations

As part of the federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP), approved by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Joseph R. Biden, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) received $135 million to assist humanities organizations and other cultural institutions affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

 

American Rescue Plan Programming and Capacity-Building Grantees:

listed alphabetically by organization name, town and amount received

  • Association for Practical and Professional Ethics — Greencastle ($10,000) 
  • Bartholomew County Historical Society — Columbus ($10,000) 
  • Calumet Collaborative — Whiting ($10,000) 
  • Goshen Public Library — Goshen ($9,549) 
  • Grouseland Foundation — Vincennes ($10,000) 
  • Harrison Center — Indianapolis ($10,000) 
  • Historic Madison, Inc. — Madison ($10,000) 
  • History Museum — South Bend ($10,000) 
  • Holy Cross College — South Bend ($10,000) 
  • Howard County Historical Society — Kokomo ($6,460) 
  • Huntington County Historical Society — Huntington ($9,900) 
  • Indiana Landmarks — Indianapolis ($10,000) 
  • Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Foundation — Indianapolis ($10,000) 
  • Indianapolis Film Project/Kan-Kan Cinema — Indianapolis ($9,000) 
  • James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home — Indianapolis ($9,660) 
  • Jeffersonville Township Public Library — Jeffersonville ($3,713) 
  • Jennings County Public Library — North Vernon ($10,000)
  • Kennedy King Memorial Initiative — Indianapolis ($10,000) 
  • Legacy Foundation — Merrillville ($10,000)
  • Madam Walker Legacy Center — Indianapolis ($10,000) 
  • Monroe County History Center — Bloomington ($5,000)
  • Montgomery County Historical Society — Crawfordsville ($10,000) 
  • Morning Bishop Theatre Playhouse — Gary ($10,000)
  • Odon Winklepleck Public Library — Odon ($4,000)
  • Pike County Public Library — Petersburg ($4,000)
  • Ruthmere Foundation — Elkhart ($10,000)
  • Saint Marys College — South Bend ($7,235) 
  • Trustees of Indiana University/Spirit & Place — Indianapolis ($10,000)

 

Awarded Organizations

As part of the federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP), approved by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Joseph R. Biden, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) received $135 million to assist humanities organizations and other cultural institutions affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

American Rescue Plan Operating Support Grantees:

listed alphabetically by organization name, town and amount received

  • Allen County Courthouse Preservation Trust Fort Wayne ($5,000)
  • Allen County–Fort Wayne Historical Society — Fort Wayne ($15,000)
  • ARCH, Inc. — Fort Wayne ($10,000)
  • Auburn Automotive Heritage — Auburn ($20,000)
  • Bartholomew County Historical Society — Columbus ($10,000)
  • Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site — Indianapolis ($20,000)
  • CANDLES, Inc. — Terre Haute ($20,000)
  • Cass County Historical Society — Logansport ($5,000)
  • Cedar Lake Historical Association Cedar Lake ($5,000)
  • Clark County Museum — Jeffersonville ($5,000)
  • Clay County Historical Society — Brazil ($5,000)
  • Conner Prairie Museum, Inc. — Fishers ($20,000)
  • Corning Heritage Center — Montgomery ($5,000)   
  • Crown Hill Heritage Foundation, Inc. — Indianapolis ($10,000)
  • Dearborn County HIstorical Society — Lawrenceburg ($5,000)
  • Decay Devils — Gary ($5,000)
  • Delaware County Historical Society — Muncie ($10,000)
  • Dubois County Museum — Jasper ($10,000)
  • Elkhart County Historical Society — Bristol ($5,000)
  • Evansville African American Museum — Evansville ($10,000)
  • Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science — Evansville ($20,000)
  • Facing Project Gives, Inc. — Muncie ($5,000)
  • Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society — New Haven ($10,000)
  • Freetown Village, Inc. — Indianapolis ($10,000)
  • Fulton County Historical Society — Rochester ($10,000)
  • Greater Indianapolis Literacy League — Indianapolis ($15,000)
  • Historic Madison, Inc. — Madison ($10,000)
  • Howard County Historical Society — Kokomo ($10,000)
  • Indiana Album, Inc. — Indianapolis ($5,000)
  • Indiana Council on World Affairs — Indianapolis ($5,000)
  • Indiana Historical Society — Indianapolis ($20,000)
  • Indiana Medical History Museum — Indianapolis ($10,000)
  • Indiana State Museum Foundation, Inc. — Indianapolis ($20,000)
  • Indianapolis Film Project/Kan-Kan Cinema — Indianapolis ($10,000)
  • Irvington Historical Society — Indianapolis ($5,000)
  • Jackson County History Center — Brownstown ($5,000)
  • James Whitcomb Riley Memorial Association — Indianapolis ($5,000)
  • Jay County Historical Society — Portland ($5,000)
  • Jefferson County Historical Society — Madison ($10,000)
  • Kennedy King Memorial Initiative — Indianapolis ($10,000)
  • Kheprw Institute — Indianapolis ($10,000)
  • Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library — Indianapolis ($15,000)
  • La Porte County Historical Steam Society — La Porte ($10,000)
  • Lakota Language Consortium — Bloomington ($5,000)
  • LGBTQ Center — South Bend ($10,000)
  • Madam Walker Legacy Center — Indianapolis ($15,000)
  • Monroe County Historical Society — Bloomington ($10,000)
  • Preservation Alliance, Inc. — Scottsburg ($5,000)
  • Propylaeum Historic Foundation — Indianapolis ($10,000)
  • Randolph County Historical Society — Winchester ($5,000)
  • Reitz Home Preservation Society — Evansville ($10,000)
  • Ruthmere Foundation — Elkhart ($10,000)
  • Scotland Historical Society — Scotland ($2,500)
  • Seymour Museum — Seymour ($2,500)
  • Shelby County Historical Society — Shelbyville ($5,000)
  • Studebaker National Museum — South Bend ($20,000)
  • Tippecanoe County Historical Association — Lafayette ($15,000)
  • Vintage Fire Museum and Safety Education Center — Jeffersonville ($5,000)
  • Wayne County Historical Museum — Richmond ($10,000) 

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