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 or Arts Teacher Support grants?

Those categories were replaced by School Arts Support Grants.


 

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

Grant Categories

Grant Eligibility

Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Initiative Grants

Application Deadline

04/14/2023

Intent to Apply deadline: February 24, 2023
(Based upon Intent to Apply approval)
Full application deadline: April 14, 2023

Funding

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

Matching Requirement

None

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Arts Project Support Grants

Application Deadline

Rolling

Apply through Monday, March 6, 2023

Funding

Up to $2,500 within a fiscal year

Matching Requirement

1:2 for artists, 1:1 for organizations

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Artists’ Business Initiative Grants

Application Deadline

11/15/2022

Intent to Apply deadline: November 15, 2022
(Based upon Intent to Apply approval)
Full application deadline: March 15, 2023

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)

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Emerging Artist Grants

Application Deadline

11/15/2022

Extension to previous deadline announced 10/21/2022.

Funding

Up to $1,800

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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Individual Artist Fellowships

Application Deadline

11/15/2022

Funding

$10,000

Matching Requirement

None

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