Big Car Collaborative is a flexible and adaptable nonprofit art and design organization and collective based in Indianapolis, Indiana. It facilitates people-focused placemaking and socially engaged art projects and programs in support of thoughtful and creative community development. Big Car Collaborative utilizes tools of culture and creativity to build community and social cohesion — helping connect people as a way to boost quality of life. Formed in 2004 and based in Indianapolis, Indiana USA, it also works in other communities and collaborates with artists from around the world. As an adaptive and flexible cultural organization, it draws together people of all backgrounds to promote and perpetuate creativity, invigorate public places, and support neighborhoods. Big Car is a creative community builder working to boost livability from an engagement-based arts perspective.
The Regional Re-granting Program is established to recognize and support the movement of independently organized, public-facing, artist-centered activity that animates local and regional art scenes but that lies beyond the reach of traditional funding sources.