TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Creativity knows no bounds.
That's why Hoosier officials want to make sure everyone has access to the arts.
The Indiana Arts Commission gave out grants that totaled almost $100,000.
Local art programs and organizations received the money.
Leaders say they chose organizations with a special emphasis on community outreach and engagement,
"Students and people learn the value of the arts and learn about the arts. It works on many levels...helps communicate to each other. It is very important for community development and economic development," Lewis Ricci said.
The Indiana Arts Commission partnered with Arts Illiana to present the grants.
- Local art programs receive grant money
- Vincennes school receives grants money for literacy program
- Hamilton Center's Outreach Program receives $25,000 grant
- Two local counties receive grant for Narcan
- Six Vigo County recovery programs receive money thanks to a grant
- Knox County receives grant money for drug court
- Vincennes fire officials receive $90,000 in grant money
- Clay County set to receive big grant money
- Several schools receive thousands in grant money from United Way
- Success by Six program receives two state grants