The Irish Cultural Foundation of Indianapolis was established by the Indy Irish Festival Committee in 2003. The goal of the ICFI Scholarship Program is to preserve, promote and nurture Irish culture, arts, music and history through the funding of scholarships of up to $1,000 each in the following areas of study:
- Traditional Music
- Irish Step Dancing
- Celtic Artwork (defined as a three dimensional artifact created through painting, sculpture, carving, weaving, jewelry)
- Irish History/Language (defined as the study of Irish language, history, politics, literature, theatre)
- Irish Sport Development – rugby, hurling, Gaelic football
Grants will be considered for one time projects for established groups or individuals with backgrounds in the area of requested funding.