There’s No “I” in Arts

Arts-related nonprofit organizations in communities along the Nickel Plate Railroad share similar values, missions and challenges. Bringing these like minds to the same table makes us all stronger. By offering access to funding opportunities, invitations to collaborate and more, we encourage organizations to become NPArts Partners.

 FEATURED PARTNERS

Belfry Theatre

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Fishers Music Works

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HCAA

White River Sound

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How To Become a Nickel Plate Arts Partner

If becoming a Nickel Plate Arts Partner makes sense for you, you likely represent a nonprofit organization with a stake in the arts and an audience in Fishers, Noblesville, Cicero, Arcadia, Atlanta and/or Tipton. You are looking for creative ways to grow your influence and collaborate with organizations like Nickel Plate Arts on advertising and programming. Join us!

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BASIC NONPROFIT MEMBERSHIP—$250

Any nonprofit organization that has a stake in the arts can become our partner. 

  • Receive our monthly ‘Partner Updates’ e-newsletter, including your organization’s announcements
  • Qualify for reduced rental rates
  • Submit your organization’s announcement and news to be included on our website and social media pages
  • We will include your events in our Arts Guide and other print advertising
  • Receive up to 10 free copies of our Arts Guide
  • Include a 1/8 page ad or story in each issue of our Arts Guide
  • Receive 1 free ticket to each of our Membership Appreciation events to network with other arts supporters
  • Receive 1 free ticket to our Anniversary Party in September
LEVEL 2 NONPROFIT MEMBER—$500

Nonprofits who want more administrative support from Nickel Plate Arts can become Level 2 Nonprofit Members. 

  • Enjoy all of the benefits of a Basic Nonprofit member
  • Receive our administrative support for one event
  • Receive an extra ticket to our Membership Appreciation events (2 tickets total)
  • Receive an extra ticket to our Anniversary Party in September (2 tickets total)
LEVEL 3 NONPROFIT MEMBER—$750

Organizations who want to be even more involved and support the Nickel Plate Arts cause can become Level 3 Nonprofit Members

  • Includes all benefits of being a Level 2 Nonprofit Member
  • Receive a total of 4 tickets to each of our Membership appreciation events to connect with local arts supporters
  • Receive a total of 4 tickets to our Anniversary Party in September
  • Other perks and benefits will be identified throughout the year, including greater collaboration with your community-centered events
LEVEL 4 NONPROFIT MEMBER—$1000

As a Level 4 Nonprofit Member, your organization will benefit from Nickel Plate Arts’s investments in our community AND be an important contributor to our ongoing sustainability.

  • Enjoy all the benefits of a Level 3 Nonprofit Member
  • Receive a total of 6 tickets to each of our Membership Appreciation Events to allow your staff an stakeholders to connect with other arts supporters
  • Receive a total of 6 tickets to our Anniversary Party in September
  • Share our booth space at any community event we attend, including the Noblesville Street Dance, White River Festival and more
  • Be our featured nonprofit at atlas 4 events on our campus

COMMUNITY PARTNER MEETING

Nickel Plate Arts would like to meet with all of our Community Partners to discuss art related events happening in the 6 communities we service.

WHO: Any organization or business offering art-related activities in Fishers, Noblesville, Cicero, Arcadia, Atlanta and Tipton

WHAT: Meeting of art focused minds interested in collaboration and promotion of arty events for 2017

WHERE: Nickel Plate Arts/Judge Stone House; 107 S. 8th Street, Noblesville, IN 46060

WHEN: Next meeting TBD – possibly in September

WHY: Because we like you!

Partner Stories

Let us know how we’re doing

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Our mission is to build community around the arts in the six communities along the Nickel Plate railroad from Fishers to Tipton, Indiana.  We can’t achieve that mission without feedback from you.  We have two surveys related to our overall performance – each should take you 5 minutes or less to fill out.  Please consider taking one or both of them to help us grow and best serve you! Thank you!

Apply for Funding

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Nickel Plate Arts offers non-profit organizations up to $1,000 in funding for events and/or projects that build community around the arts in Fishers, Noblesville, Cicero, Arcadia, Atlanta and Tipton, Indiana. To apply for funding, simply fill out the form here. Our staff will review your application within one week of receipt. Funding decisions are based on the order in which applications are received, the strength of the application, its connection to the arts community and the availability of funds. For more information, please contact amcgill@nickelplatearts.org.

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