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S.C. Arts Commission Grants Awards

FY2017 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.


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.




FY17 First Quarter

(Projects occurring between July 1 and June 1)

Grantee ProjectCounty Award
Anderson^Todd Woodcut Prints of Disappearing Glaciers Pickens $1,000
Belton Area Museum Association Heritage Days at the Depot Anderson $1,000
Camden Poets Society Publication of Book of Poetry Kershaw $900
Greenwood Performing Arts Attendance for Two at Arts Midwest Greenwood $900
Ivey^Shannon Performance of Solo Piece at Fringe Festival Richland $900
Mallory^Ashley American Ballet Theatre Teacher Certification Richland $1,000
Myrtle Beach Cultural Calendar Fine Arts Calendar for the Greater Myrtle Beach Horry $963
Zimany^Valerie International Artist in Residency at Medalta, AB Pickens $1,000
Total: $7,663





FY17 Second Quarter


(Projects occurring between October 1 and June 1)

Grantee Project County Award
Columbia Jewish Community Center Host 2nd Annual Student Film Competition Richland $750
Columbia Museum of Art CMA Education Staff Development-SEMC 2016 Richland $1,000
Donovan^Jeffrey D. Group Exhibition: Common Language, Unique Voices Richland $750
First Presbyterian Church of Greenwood Host Songs & Stories of the Civil War By Bobby Horton Greenwood $750
Greenwood Festival Chorale Performance of For Us A Child Is Born Greenwood $750
Gunter^Kara M. Purchase A Digital Controller Lexington $493
Jasper Project, Inc. Production of the 2nd Act Film Festival Lexington $500
Laurens County Community Theatre Present Aladdin Jr. the Musical Laurens $750
Palmetto Chamber Orchestra Perform in the USC Aiken Faculty Artist Recital Series Richland $500
Rensing Center Attendance to Alliance of Artists Communities Conference Pickens $500
SC Shakespeare Company Free Shakespeare & Classics in Finlay Park Richland $1,000
Sellers, III^Wade Hampton Create An Installation of 25 Artists Richland $1,000
Watering Hole Poetry Organization 2016 Winter Retreat and Residency York $500
Total: $9,243



FY17 Third Quarter


(Projects occurring between January 1 and June 1)

Grantee Project County


Gadsden^Seth Post-Production to Edit and Sound Master Ladies of Gold Richland $1,000
Ivey^Shannon Creation of Theatre/Storytelling Work With Community Issues Richland $1,000
Jordan^Ashley Marie Professionally Record A Song Entitled "Video" Bamberg $1,000
Maeda^Kimi A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings Puppet Show Richland $1,000
Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage The History and Art of Indigo Dyeing Jasper $526
Myrtle Beach Cultural Calendar Purchase Web Programming and Host for Cultural Calendar Horry $1,000
Orangeburg Civic Ballet, Inc. Educational Ballet Performance for School Children Orangeburg $1,000
Pat Conroy Literary Center Host A Community Forum for Poets to Respond to Race Issues Beaufort $1,000
Southern Guitar Festival and Competition Present Concerts, Workshops for Guitar Event Richland $1,000
Total: $8,526



FY17 Fourth Quarter

(Projects occurring between April 1 and June 1)

Grantee Project County


Blackville Music and Art Festival Host the Blackville Music and Art Festival Barnwell $1,000
Edgefield Area Clay Guild Heritage Trail Pottery Tour and Sale Edgefield $750
Erley^Gerard Present At Three National Juried Art Fairs Richland $1,000
Maltz^Richard Steven Premiere of Children's Opera Lexington $1,000
Southern Guitar Festival and Competition Present Concerts, Workshops for Guitar Event Richland $1,000
Total: $4,750



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