Artists' Ventures Initiative Grants
Artists' Ventures Initiative Grants encourage the creation of artist-driven, arts-based business ventures that will provide career satisfaction and sustainability for S.C. artists. Grants can be used to launch a new venture or significantly alter an existing venture. A one-time project or single purchase may be awarded up to $3,500. An ongoing business venture may be awarded up to $5,000. The grant application is a two-step process. Letters of Intent are due January 11....Read more >>
Recognize Traditional Artists and Advocates
The S.C. Arts Commission and the University of S.C.'s McKissick Museum invite nominations for the 2017 Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award. Created by the legislature in 1987 to recognize lifetime achievement in the traditional arts, the Folk Heritage Award is presented annually by the General Assembly to practitioners and advocates of traditional arts significant to communities throughout the state. Up to four artists and one advocate may receive awards each year. Nominations are due Dec. 15.
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