MUNCIE, Ind. —The Muncie Arts and Society Council has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the Nationwide Endowment for the Arts.

The NEA awarded above $88 million in grants, the second spherical for 2021, according to a launch from the NEA.

The MACC celebrates and supports neighborhood arts & lifestyle and is the specified ArtsPartner for the Metropolis of Muncie.

The grant is aspect of NEA’s Grants for Art Jobs, the main grant group that supports public engagement and development of art in communities, in accordance to the release.

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The $10,000 grant will be applied “to help an artist residency program at PlySpace in Muncie, Indiana. PlySpace provides artists with short-term housing, workspace, and stipends. Every resident artist will build and present a undertaking in collaboration with a area nonprofit serving the Muncie local community,” according to the NEA.

10 grants complete have been awarded to corporations in Indiana totaling $1,003,900. MACC was the sole grant awarded in the Muncie spot. 

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