South Carolina Arts Commission

South Carolina Arts Commission

All Grants

Grants are one of the four ways the S.C. Arts Commission accomplishes its work in arts education and artist and community arts development.

Use the filters below to find the grant that is most relevant to your needs.

Grant Categories
Grant Eligibility
Traditional Arts Apprenticeship (APR) Grants
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Application Deadline

February 2020 (tentative)

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Funding
$2,000 to the Mentor Artist and $500 to the Apprentice

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Matching Requirement
None

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ABC Advancement (ABC) Grants
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Application Deadline

January 2020 (tentative)

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Funding
Up to $15,000 per year per single school; up to $25,000 per year for a school district

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2:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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Folklife & Traditional Arts (FLK) Grants
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Application Deadline

March 2020 (tentative)

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Funding
Up to $6,000

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (applicant:SCAC)

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Arts Education Project (AEP) Grants
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Application Deadline

January 2020 (tentative)

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Funding
Up to $15,000

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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Operating Support for Small Organizations (OSS) Grants
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Application Deadline

January 2020 (tentative)

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Funding
Up to $2500 per year

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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Arts Project Support (APS) Grants
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Application Deadline
Rolling At least six weeks before the project begins

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Funding
Up to $1000

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Matching Requirement
1:2 for artists, 1:1 for organizations

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General Operating Support (GOS) Grants
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Application Deadline

February 2020 (tentative) – For new applicants and current Group 2 grantees only.

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Funding
No pre-set range

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Matching Requirement
3:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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Individual Artist Fellowships (FEL)
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Application Deadline
11/15/2019

For FY21 Fellowships in Prose, Poetry, Dance: Choreography, and Dance: Performance.

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Funding
$5,000

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None

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Artists’ Ventures Initiative (AVI) Grants
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Application Deadline

November 2019 (tentative)

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Funding
Up to $3,500 for a one-time project/single purchase; up to $5,000 for an ongoing business venture

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Matching Requirement
1:2 (applicant:SCAC)

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Subgranting (SUB) Grants
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Application Deadline

April 2020 (tentative)

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Funding
Up to $10,000

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (applicant:SCAC)

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