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.
Use the filters below to find the grant that is most relevant to your needs.
Teacher Standards Implementation (TSI) Grants
We have suspended taking applications for this program until the FY2021 state budget is finalized in Fall 2020.
Up to $750
1:2 (grantee:SCAC); no match required for public schools that qualify for Title 1 funding
ABC Advancement (ABC) Grants
(For FY20 ABC Group C grantees only.)
The application deadline for FY21 funding has passed. Application materials for FY22 are scheduled for release in Fall 2020.
Up to $15,000 per year per single school; up to $25,000 per year for a school district
Arts Education Project (AEP) Grants
The application deadline for FY21 AEP funding has passed. Application materials for FY22 are scheduled for release in Fall 2020.
Up to $15,000
School Arts Materials (SAM) Grants
This application deadline has passed.
$750 to $7,500
1:3 (grantee:SCAC); no match required for public schools that qualify for Title 1 funding