Cornerstone Awarded Grant From Indiana Arts Commission

Cornerstone Center of the Arts graphic by Mike RhodesCornerstone Center of the Arts graphic by Mike Rhodes

By Dee McKinsey—

MUNCIE, INCornerstone Center for the Arts, 520 E. Main St., has been awarded a $15,305 grant for organizational support. The grant was announced by the Indiana Arts Commission and Gov. Eric Holcomb.

The money was approved by the Indiana General Assembly in conjunction with federal funds from the National Endowment for the Arts. An independent panel of volunteers reviewed the grant application and it was approved by the IAC.

“Cornerstone is pleased to receive these funds,” said Allison Bell, Cornerstone president and CEO. “As with all non-profits, Cornerstone is in the business of revival following the COVID-19 shutdown. These funds are important to our operation and are much appreciated.”

Cornerstone Center for the Arts offers opportunities for creative expression for all through community and rental spaces in a historic setting.  Thousands of area residents attend events, wedding and civic events, in addition to taking classes in art, dance and music. Cornerstone is home to the Orchestra Indiana, The Masterworks Chorale, and The Bridge Church.  For additional information go to or call 765-281-9503.