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.



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.

 

 

 


Looking for 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.

Looking for Teacher Standards Implementation (TSI) Grants?

The SC Arts Commission has replaced Teacher Standards Implementation (TSI) Grants with Arts Teacher Support Grants, available starting in FY21.


 

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

Grant Categories
Grant Eligibility
Accessibility Grants
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Application Deadline
Rolling

At least six weeks before the project begins (for FY21 grants, no later than April 16, 2021)

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Funding
Up to $2,500

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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Folklife & Traditional Arts Grants
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Application Deadline
03/15/2021

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Funding
Up to $6,000

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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Arts Project Support Grants
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Application Deadline
Rolling

At least six weeks before the project begins

This category will reopen July 1, 2021, for projects taking place September 2021-June 2022.

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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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Arts Education Project Grants
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Application Deadline
03/05/2021

The application deadline for FY22 funding has passed.

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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 Grants
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Application Deadline
08/15/2021

Tentative deadline for FY23 funding; no new applications accepted for FY22.

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Funding
Up to $2500 per year

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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General Operating Support Grants
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Application Deadline
08/15/2021

Tentative deadline for FY23 funding; no new applications accepted for FY22.

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Funding
No pre-set range

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Matching Requirement
3:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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Subgranting Grants
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Application Deadline
05/01/2022

Tentative deadline for FY23 funding; no new applications accepted for FY22.

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Funding
Up to $10,000

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (applicant:SCAC)

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Presenting and Performing Arts Initiative (PPA) Grants
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Application Deadline
Rolling

This program has been suspended for FY2021 (July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021).

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Funding
Up to $2,000

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (applicant:SCAC)

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