All Grants

Grants ensure that all our citizens have access to the many enjoyments of the arts. Artists are able to commit to their chosen crafts and thrive artistically. SC students benefit from a well-rounded education that includes arts and creativity.

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Emerging Artist Grants

Application Period

02/05/2024 - 04/16/2024

11:59 p.m. ET

Funding

Up to $1,800

Matching Requirement

None

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District Arts Support Grants

Application Period

02/12/2024 - 02/29/2024

This is the letter of intent deadline.

Funding

Up to $25,000 per year for two (2) years

Matching Requirement

2:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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Folklife & Traditional Arts Project Grants

Application Period

02/13/2024 - 04/16/2024

11:59 p.m. ET

Funding

Up to $6,000

Matching Requirement

1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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FY24/25 Summer Arts Education Project Grants

Application Period

02/20/2024 - 03/14/2024

11:59 p.m. ET

Funding

Up to $50,000 ($25,000 per summer)

Matching Requirement

1:2 (grantee:SCAC)

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FY25/26 Term Arts Education Project Grants

Application Period

02/20/2024 - 03/26/2024

11:59 p.m. ET

Funding

Up to $30,000 (up to $15,000 per term)

Matching Requirement

1:2 (grantee:SCAC)

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4K Arts Integration Grants

Application Period

Rolling

Apply now through Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Funding

Up to $2,000 per fiscal year

Matching Requirement

1:3 (grantee:SCAC); no match for qualifying providers (see note)

  • Rolling
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Accessibility Grants

Application Period

Rolling

Apply now through Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Funding

Up to $2,500

Matching Requirement

1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

  • Rolling
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Art of Community: Rural SC Grants

Application Period

Rolling

Apply now through Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Funding

Up to $7,500

Matching Requirement

Yes; review "Funding & Match" section for details

  • Rolling
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Rural Libraries Public Engagement Grants

Application Period

Rolling

Apply now through Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Funding

Up to $2,500 within a fiscal year

Matching Requirement

1:2 (grantee:SCAC)

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Arts Project Support Grants

Application Period

Rolling

Apply now through Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Funding

Up to $2,500 within a fiscal year

Matching Requirement

1:2 for artists, 1:1 for organizations

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School Arts Support Grants

Application Period

Rolling

Apply now through Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Funding

Up to $2,500 per grant request; Individual schools are eligible to receive up to two (2) grants ($5,000 total) per fiscal year

Matching Requirement

1:2 (grantee:SCAC); no match for qualifying schools (see note)

  • Rolling
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Operating Support for Small Organizations (OSS) Grants

Application Period

11/16/2023 - 02/15/2024

Funding

Up to $5,000 per year

Matching Requirement

1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

  • Closed
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General Operating Support (GOS) Grants

Application Period

11/16/2023 - 02/15/2024

Funding

No pre-set range

Matching Requirement

3:1 (grantee:SCAC)

  • Closed
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Individual Artist Fellowships

Application Period

10/17/2023 - 01/16/2024

Funding

$10,000

Matching Requirement

None

  • Closed
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Festivals Program Grants

Application Period

09/19/2023 - 11/15/2023

Applications expected to reopen in Winter 2024.

Funding

Up to $7,500

Matching Requirement

1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

  • Closed
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Artists’ Business Initiative Grants

Application Period

09/06/2023 - 11/15/2023

Applications expected to reopen in Late Summer 2024.

Funding

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

Matching Requirement

1:2 (grantee:SCAC)

  • Closed
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Emerging Arts Leaders Grants

Application Period

09/11/2023 - 11/07/2023

Applications expected to reopen in Late Summer 2024.

Funding

Up to $2,500 ($1,500 for organization training and $1,000 for leader training)

Matching Requirement

None

  • Closed
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ABC Advancement Grants

Application Period

05/16/2023

Applications expected to reopen in Spring 2024.

Funding

Up to $15,000 per year

Matching Requirement

2:1 (grantee:SCAC)

  • Closed
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Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Initiative Grants

Application Period

02/24/2023

Applications expected to reopen in Winter 2024.

Funding

$3,000 to the mentor and $750 to the apprentice

Matching Requirement

None

  • Closed
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District Arts Coordinator Grants

Application Period

02/15/2023

Applications expected to reopen in Winter 2025.

Funding

Up to $30,000 per year for 3 years

Matching Requirement

1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

  • Closed
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