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Arts in Education (AIE) Grant Awards: ABC Advancement



The purpose of the ABC Advancement grant program is to support schools, school districts, or Gifted & Talented Consortia committed to implementing standards-based arts curricula and to making the arts an integral part of the basic curriculum and daily classroom instruction. View the current guidelines >>>


All S.C. Arts Commission grant awards are contingent upon availability of funds, submission and approval of final reports, and compliance with program grant guidelines. Additional grants are awarded throughout the year.


Note to grantees: Notification of your award is provided through posting on this website, which you may consider official confirmation of your award until your contract is issued.


FY2019 full-year grant awards have been finalized as of June 21, 2018. For questions about your award, please contact your coordinator.


Contracts are issued throughout the year, with contracts for full-year grants (July 1 to June 30) generally issued in late summer or early fall of the award year.


FY2019 AIE ABC Advancement Grant Awards

Grantee Group * County Award
A C Moore Elementary School C Richland $11,006
Andrew Jackson High School A Lancaster $8,867
Andrew Jackson Middle School A Lancaster $9,548
Ashley River Creative Arts Elem School B Charleston $7,175
Beaufort Middle School C Beaufort $11,586
Brockman Elementary School A Richland $7,472
Busbee Creative Arts Academy B Lexington $10,486
Calhoun Academy of the Arts C Anderson $10,547
Campobello Gramling School A Spartanburg $10,065
Cane Bay Elementary  C Berkeley $9,049
Cannons Elementary School B Spartanburg $10,486
Cheraw Intermediate School B Chesterfield $9,382
Cherryvale Elementary B Sumter $9,382
Chester Park Elementary School of the Arts A Chester $9,729
Chesterfield County School District A Chesterfield $15,956
Clinton Elementary School^J J  C Lancaster $11,189
Crestwood High School  C Sumter $11,739
East Aiken School of the Arts B Aiken $10,486
East Point Academy  C Lexington $10,821
Fairfield Central High School  C Fairfield $11,464
Fairfield Co School District C Fairfield $19,157
Felton Laboratory Charter School B Orangeburg $10,486
Greenville Co School District B Greenville $18,028
H E Bonner Elementary School C Berkeley $11,495
H E McCracken Middle School  C Beaufort $11,433
Hand Middle School B Richland $10,486
Harrisburg Elementary School B Lancaster $8,279
Heath Springs Elementary School C Lancaster $10,944
Hilton Head School for the Creative Arts A Beaufort $8,125
Holly Springs - Motlow Elementary School A Spartanburg $10,272
Howe Hall Arts Infused Magnet School C Berkeley $11,892
Inman Intermediate School B Spartanburg $8,279
Kelly Miller Elementary School C Fairfield $10,730
Kershaw Co School District B Kershaw $17,477
Kingsbury Elementary B Sumter $9,382
Kingstree Middle Magnet School of the Arts C Williamsburg $5,090
L W Conder Elementary School C Richland $9,660
Lady's Island Elementary School B Beaufort $9,382
Lady's Island Middle School C Beaufort $10,424
Lake City Early Childhood Center A Florence $9,005
Landrum Middle School A Spartanburg $9,600
League Academy of Communication Arts B Greenville $10,486
Logan Elementary School B Richland $8,279
Long Middle School  C Chesterfield $7,769
Lower Richland High School A Richland $8,591
Mabry Middle School A Spartanburg $9,626
Marlboro County School of Discovery A Marlboro $8,798
McCormick School District A McCormick $15,827
McDonald Green Elementary School A Lancaster $10,117
Mossy Oaks Elementary School B Beaufort $10,486
New Ellenton Middle STEAM Magnet School  C Aiken $8,442
New Prospect Elementary School A Spartanburg $9,781
North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary  C Charleston $11,800
Northside Elementary School of the Arts B York $10,486
Nursery Road Elementary School  C Richland $10,944
OP Earle Elementary School A Spartanburg $9,781
Palmetto Center for the Arts A Richland $8,151
Palmetto School at the Children's Attn Home C York $8,144
Philip Simmons Elementary School  C Berkeley $11,495
Philip Simmons Middle School  C Berkeley $11,525
Pine Street Elementary B Spartanburg $9,382
Pleasant Hill Middle School C Lexington $11,097
Ridge View High School A Richland $9,005
Round Top Elementary C Richland $11,861
Saluda River Academy for the Arts B Lexington $7,175
Saluda Trail Middle School C York $11,647
Sanders-Clyde Creative Arts School C Charleston $6,711
Satchel Ford Elementary School A Richland $8,539
SC Governor's School for the Arts B Greenville $18,028
SC School for the Deaf & Blind A Spartanburg $14,749
South Florence High School A Florence $8,823
Southside Middle School A Florence $9,444
Southwood Academy of the Arts B Anderson $9,382
Spring Valley High School B Richland $8,279
Stone Academy of Communication Arts B Greenville $10,486
Sumter Co School District B Sumter $15,636
Thornwell School for the Arts C Darlington $11,433
Westwood High School A Richland $9,988
White Knoll Middle School A Lexington $8,539
Whitesville Elementary School  C Berkeley $8,700
Williamsburg Co School District B Williamsburg $15,636
Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School A Dorchester $8,591
Woodland Heights Elementary B Spartanburg $10,817
Woodmont Middle School B Greenville $10,486
Total FY19 ABC Advancement Grant Awards $881,016

Group A Panelists:

  • Kayla Jennings - Dance Instructor, Saluda River Academy of the Arts
  • Kimberly Fontanez - Art Instructor, New Ellenton Middle STEAM Magnet School
  • Michelle Blassengale - Music Instructor, Kingsbury Elementary School
  • Julianne Neal - Theatre Instructor, Fairfield Central High School; Arts Coordinator, Fairfield County School District


* What does the "Group" designation mean?

ABC Advancement grantees are divided into three groups, each of whom reapply for funding every three years. Visit the ABC Advancement grant guidelines for more information about this application cycle.



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