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.



The South Carolina Arts Commission is honored to have been named 2019 Public Sector Grantmaker of the Year by the 3,000-member Grant Professionals Association.

Read more about this honor on The Hub.

 

 

 


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Statewide Operating Support (SWO) grants?

That grant category has been phased out. SWO grantees were reassigned to our other operating support grant categories: General Operating Support and Operating Support for Small Organizations.

Teacher Standards Implementation (TSI) Grants?

That grant category has been replaced by Arts Teacher Support Grants.


 

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

Grant Categories

Grant Eligibility

Arts Project Support Grants

Application Deadline

Rolling

The application period for FY22 funding has passed. Details about FY23 funding are scheduled for release in Summer 2022.

Funding

Up to $2,500 within a fiscal year

Matching Requirement

1:2 for artists, 1:1 for organizations

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Emerging Artist Grants

Application Deadline

10/15/2021

The application deadline for FY22 funding has passed.

Funding

Up to $1,500

Matching Requirement

None

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Individual Artist Fellowships

Application Deadline

11/15/2021

The application deadline for the FY23 fellowships has passed.

Funding

$8,500

Matching Requirement

None

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Artists’ Ventures Initiative (AVI) Grants

Application Deadline

03/15/2022

The application deadline for FY23 funding has passed.

Funding

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

Matching Requirement

1:2 (grantee:SCAC)

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Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Initiative Grants

Application Deadline

04/15/2022

The application deadline for FY23 funding has passed.

Funding

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

Matching Requirement

None

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Arts Emergency Relief Grants

Application Deadline

03/26/2021

This application deadline has passed.

Funding

Up to $500

Matching Requirement

None

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