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S.C. Arts Commission Final Report:
Poetry Out Loud Grants

ALL GRANTEES are required to file a Final Report at the end of the grant period. The Final Report Due Date is printed on your contract. Failure to submit an accurate and complete Final Report by the due date may result in cancellation of the award and repayment of funds received. In addition, the S.C. Arts Commission will not fund applicants who have outstanding Final Reports.

To file your Final Report:

Please mail or deliver the following items to the Grants Office, South Carolina Arts Commission, 1026 Sumter Street, Suite 200, Columbia, SC 29201.


(Note: If you have any trouble using the forms, please visit the How to Use PDFs page.)


  1. Final Report form – This form includes three pages: grantee information, Activity Summary, and Activity Locations. Please be sure the first page has original signatures (do not send a copy).
    • Note: On the Activity Locations page(s), please enter the street address of the venue, NOT the venue name. The street address is required (unless the location is an individual's home) and your Final Report will not be considered complete without this information.

  2. Narrative – Submit a narrative addressing the following:
    • Summarize funded activities.
      1. Include a schedule of events and information on participating artists/consultants.
      2. Specify any changes in activities from original grant application.
      3. If you were unable to spend your entire award, please provide a brief explanation.
    • Evaluate funded activities.
      1. Discuss the performance of your organization and/or project in the areas of 1) program content, and 2) audience/community reaction or impact.
      2. Describe the project’s or your organization’s most outstanding accomplishment of the grant period.
      3. How did you evaluate the success of this work?
      4. For ongoing projects, what changes do you plan on implementing that could strengthen or improve activities?
    • Describe how you reached out to members of the S.C. General Assembly and other state and local elected officials about the value of this grant to your organization.
    • Describe how you credited the S.C. Arts Commission for its grants support.
    • What can the S.C. Arts Commission do to improve its services to you, your organization and your community?

  3. Organization Budget form – Include all income and expenses for grant-related activities, not just items paid for by this grant.



Please contact your coordinator.