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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 contract paperwork is issued.


FY2018 full-year grant awards have been finalized as of June 22, 2017. For questions about your award, please contact your coordinator.


Contracts are issued throughout the year, with paperwork for full-year grants (July 1 to June 30) generally mailed in fall of the award year. If you need an award letter before it arrives with your contract paperwork, please contact your coordinator.


FY2018 Arts in Education ABC Advancement Grant Awards

Grantee Group * County Award
A C Moore Elementary School C Richland $11,834
Andrew Jackson Middle School A Lancaster $9,466
Ashley River Creative Arts Elem School B Charleston $7,715
Beaufort Middle School C Beaufort $12,458
Brockman Elementary School A Richland $8,352
Busbee Creative Arts Academy B Lexington $11,275
Calhoun Academy of the Arts C Anderson $11,341
Cane Bay Elementary C Berkeley $9,730
Cannons Elementary School B Spartanburg $11,275
Cheraw Intermediate School B Chesterfield $10,088
Cherryvale Elementary B Sumter $10,088
Chester Park Elementary School of the Arts A Chester $10,579
Chesterfield County School District A Chesterfield $16,705
Clinton Elementary School^J J C Lancaster $12,031
Crestwood High School C Sumter $12,623
East Aiken School of the Arts B Aiken $11,275
East Point Academy C Lexington $11,636
Fairfield Central High School C Fairfield $12,327
Fairfield Co School District C Fairfield $20,599
Felton Laboratory Charter School B Orangeburg $11,275
Greenville Co School District B Greenville $19,385
H E Bonner Elementary School C Berkeley $12,360
H E McCracken Middle School C Beaufort $12,294
Hand Middle School B Richland $11,275
Harrisburg Elementary School B Lancaster $8,902
Heath Springs Elementary School C Lancaster $11,768
Hilton Head School for the Creative Arts A Beaufort $9,466
Holly Springs - Motlow Elementary School A Spartanburg $9,466
Howe Hall Arts Infused Magnet School C Berkeley $12,787
Inman Intermediate School B Spartanburg $8,902
Kelly Miller Elementary School C Fairfield $11,538
Kershaw Co School District B Kershaw $18,792
Kingsbury Elementary B Sumter $10,088
Kingstree Middle Magnet School of the Arts C Williamsburg $5,473
L W Conder Elementary School C Richland $10,387
Lady's Island Elementary School B Beaufort $10,088
Lady's Island Middle School C Beaufort $11,209
Lake City Early Childhood Center A Florence $9,466
League Academy of Communication Arts B Greenville $11,275
Logan Elementary School B Richland $8,902
Long Middle School C Chesterfield $8,354
Lower Richland High School A Richland $9,466
Marlboro County School of Discovery A Marlboro $9,466
McDonald Green Elementary School A Lancaster $9,466
Mossy Oaks Elementary School B Beaufort $11,275
New Ellenton Middle STEAM Magnet School C Aiken $9,077
New Prospect Elementary School A Spartanburg $9,466
North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary C Charleston $12,688
Northside Elementary School of the Arts B York $11,275
Nursery Road Elementary School C Richland $11,768
Palmetto Center for the Arts A Richland $9,466
Palmetto School at the Children's Attn Home C York $8,757
Philip Simmons Elementary School C Berkeley $12,360
Philip Simmons Middle School C Berkeley $12,392
Pine Street Elementary B Spartanburg $10,088
Pleasant Hill Middle School C Lexington $11,932
Ridge View High School A Richland $9,466
Round Top Elementary C Richland $12,754
Saluda River Academy for the Arts B Lexington $7,715
Saluda Trail Middle School C York $12,524
Sanders-Clyde Creative Arts School C Charleston $7,216
Satchel Ford Elementary School A Richland $9,466
SC Governor's School for the Arts B Greenville $19,385
SC School for the Deaf & Blind A Spartanburg $18,931
South Florence High School A Florence $11,275
Southside Middle School A Florence $9,466
Southwood Academy of the Arts B Anderson $10,088
Spring Valley High School B Richland $8,902
Stone Academy of Communication Arts B Greenville $11,275
Sumter Co School District B Sumter $16,813
Thornwell School for the Arts C Darlington $12,294
Wando High School A Charleston $9,466
Westwood High School A Richland $9,466
White Knoll Middle School A Lexington $8,352
Whitesville Elementary School C Berkeley $9,355
Williamsburg Co School District B Williamsburg $16,813
Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School A Dorchester $10,579
Woodland Heights Elementary B Spartanburg $11,631
Woodmont Middle School B Greenville $11,275
Total FY18 ABC Advancement Grant Awards $888,299

Group C Panelists:

  • Christine Fisher, Director of the ABC Project, York County
  • Kathe Rice Stanley, Field Services Specialists ABC Project, York County
  • Wendi Wimmer, Ridge View Student Activities Director, Richland County
  • Kayla Jennings, Dance Educator for Lexington School District two, Lexington County


* 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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