Grant Support

El Anatsui (Ghanaian, b. 1944), Duvor (Communal Cloth), 2007
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Ann M. Stack Fund for Contemporary Art, 2007.25
© El Anatsui

Grant support from foundations and government agencies is a critical source of funding for the IMA. Current grants to the Museum underwrite an array of projects that include exhibitions, education and public programs, digital initiatives, and special projects. The IMA is grateful to the following grantors who generously supported its efforts.

Fiscal Year 2013

General Support of the IMA is provided by the Arts Council and the City of Indianapolis; by the Indiana Arts Commission; the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency; the Lilly Endowment Inc.; and the Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr., Memorial Foundation.


Lilly Endowment Inc.
Melvin and Bren Simon Charitable Foundation Number One


Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation
Institute of Museum and Library Services


The Clowes Fund


Arts Council of Indianapolis and the City of Indianapolis
National Endowment for the Humanities


Indiana Arts Commission
National Endowment for the Arts
Samuel H. Kress Foundation


F.R. Hensel Fund for Fine Arts, Music and Education, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate
Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr. Memorial Foundation, Inc.


Buckingham Foundation
Joseph E. Cain Foundation
MET Foundation, Inc.
Marilyn M. Watkins Private Foundation