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Free Grants Writing Workshop for Cultural Organizations

June 18, 2012

Media Contact:

Milly Hough
(803) 734-8698

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Staff and volunteers of cultural organizations (arts centers, libraries, historical societies, community theaters, etc.) are invited to attend the Grants Writing Workshop for Community Cultural Projects on July 24 from 9:45 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Florence County Library in Florence, S.C. The workshop is free, but participants must pre-register online through The Humanities CouncilSC.


Hosted by The Humanities CouncilSC in partnership with the Florence County Library System, the South Carolina Arts Commission, the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, and the South Carolina State Library, the workshop features general grants writing techniques, an overview of local and federal funding opportunities for cultural projects and opportunities for partnership building between local organizations with similar missions.


For more information about the workshop, contact T.J. Wallace at (803) 771-2477 or visit the website: http://schumanities.org/grants/workshop


About the South Carolina Arts Commission:
The South Carolina Arts Commission is the state agency charged with creating a thriving arts environment that benefits all South Carolinians, regardless of their location or circumstances. Created by the South Carolina General Assembly in 1967, the Arts Commission works to increase public participation in the arts by providing services, grants and leadership initiatives in three areas: arts education, community arts development and artist development. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., the Arts Commission is funded by the state of South Carolina, by the federal government through the National Endowment for the Arts, and other sources. For more information, visit www.SouthCarolinaArts.com or call (803) 734-8696.