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S.C. Arts Commission Grants Awards

FY2018 Quarterly Project Grant Awards


Quarterly Project Support supports a wide variety of quality arts projects and programs and/or for professional development opportunities to assist artistic and managerial staff. This category also supports specific arts activities that promote an individual artist's professional development or career advancement. View the current guidelines >>>


Visit the Coastal Community Foundation's Web siteThis program is funded in part by a generous award from the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of The Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina. 


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.



FY18 First Quarter

(Projects occurring between July 1 and June 1)

Grantee Project County Award
Charleston Black Theatre Attendance to the National Black Theatre Festival Charleston $623
Clemson University-Office of Sponsored Prog. Host Brooks Center Courtyard Sessions Concert Series Pickens $1,000
Drayton^David L. Produce Full Music CD with Ten Songs Richland $1,000
Ensemble Eclectica Host Chamber Music Performance at Dupree Catering and Events Richland $1,000
Finesilver^Charlie Production of Play "Exhuming Onself" Off-Broadway Lexington $644
Greenwood Performing Arts Attendance to Arts Midwest Conference Greenwood $1,000
Literacy Center Host A Book Festival and Writing/Publishing Workshops Beaufort $1,000
LopezDeVictoria^Pedro Create A Cross-Cultural Visual and Folk Music Album Richland $600
Maeda^Kimi Create A Series of Short Virtual Reality Videos Richland $1,000
TOTAL FY18 1st Quarter Awards $7,867


FY18 Second Quarter

(Projects occurring between October 1 and June 1)

Grantee Project County Award
Cherokee Historical & Preservation Society Fall Dinner Theatre Cherokee $1,000
Chhondeshi Collaboration of Chhondeshi, SC with Notinee, AL Richland $1,000
Earle^Russell Hip Hop Album Release Richland $900
Erley^Gerard Attend Nat'l Oil Painters of America Convention Richland $1,000
Gullah Traveling Theater, Inc. Gullah Traveling Theater Christmas Show Beaufort $1,000
Laurens County Chorale Christmas Music Choral Concert Laurens $1,000
Nelson^Pierre Clothing Pop Up Shop/Music Event Richland $571
Palmetto Mastersingers Holiday Harmonies Performance Richland $700
Watering Hole Poetry Organization Rural Winter Poetry Reading Richland $1,000
TOTAL FY18 2nd Quarter Awards $8,171


FY18 Third Quarter

(Projects occurring between January 1 and June 1)


Grantee Project County Award
City of Columbia- Art Center Art Program for Military Families and Veterans Richland $1,000
Crooked Creek Art League Host a Juried Art Exhibition Lexington $1,000
Ivey^Shannon Host a Theatre/Storytelling Event Richland $667
Mallory^Ashley Attend American Ballet Theatre National Teacher Conference Richland $1,000
Maltz^Richard Steven Present a Concert of Two Orchestra Compositions Lexington $1,000
Orangeburg Civic Ballet, Inc. Host a Free School Performance of Peter Pan Orangeburg $750
Palmetto Mastersingers Host the Festival of Choirs Richland $750
Pat Conroy Literary Center Interdisciplinary Series of Events to Honor Pat Conroy Beaufort $1,000
SC Writers Workshop Professional Development for Board & Chapter Leaders Richland $1,000
Southern Guitar Festival and Competition Marketing and Advertising Promotional Video for Competition Richland $1,000
Town of Estill- Police Department Host an MLK Weekend Concert Series Hampton $1,000
Worrell^Mimi Attend American Ballet Theatre National Teacher Conference Richland $1,000
TOTAL FY18 3rd Quarter Awards $11,167


FY18 Fourth Quarter

(Projects occurring between April 1 and June 1)


Grantee Project County Award
Blackville Music and Art Festival Host A Community Celebration of Art, Music, & Culture Barnwell $800
City of Columbia- Art Center Worlds of Creativity: Exploring Art of Other Cultures Richland $900
First Friday Allendale Support for First Friday Allendale Events Allendale $800
Fowler^Rasheem Music Video Production Richland $800
Lenz^Susan Creation of Public Art Installation Richland $675
Lippert^Connie R. Book Publication Oconee $800
Marlboro Civic Center Foundation John Brown Little Big Band Concert and Workshops Marlboro $900
Palmetto & Luna Host Poetry and Drawing Contests Richland $900
Pat Conroy Literary Center Academy of Authors Induction Weekend Programs Beaufort $900
Southern Guitar Festival and Competition Artist Fees for Guitar Ensemble Octeto Sicaru' Richland $900
TOTAL FY18 4th Quarter Awards $8,375




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