South Carolina Arts Commission

South Carolina Arts Commission

Grant Awards

All South Carolina Arts Commission (SCAC) grant awards are contingent upon availability of funds, submission and approval of final reports, and compliance with program grant guidelines.

FY2022 Grant Awards

FY22 grant awards for full-year categories were approved by the SCAC Board of Commissioners on June 17, 2021 and August 12, 2021. Additional grants are awarded throughout the year. Last update: August 19, 2021.

Grantee County FY22 Award
A C Moore Elementary School Richland $12,500
Andrew Jackson High School Lancaster $12,500
Andrew Jackson Middle School Lancaster $12,500
Ashley River Creative Arts Elem School Charleston $12,500
Beaufort Middle School Beaufort $12,500
Busbee Creative Arts Academy Lexington $12,500
Calhoun Academy of the Arts Anderson $12,500
Campobello Gramling School Spartanburg $12,500
Cannons Elementary School Spartanburg $12,500
Cheraw Intermediate School Chesterfield $12,500
Cherryvale Elementary Sumter $12,500
Chester Park Elementary School of the Arts Chester $12,500
Clinton Elementary School^J J Lancaster $12,500
Crestwood High School Sumter $12,500
East Aiken School of the Arts Aiken $12,500
East Point Academy Lexington $12,500
Fairfield Central High School Fairfield $12,500
Felton Laboratory Charter School Orangeburg $12,500
The Fine Arts Center – Greenville County Schools Greenville $12,500
H E Bonner Elementary School Berkeley $12,500
H E McCracken Middle School Beaufort $12,500
Hand Middle School Richland $12,500
Harrisburg Elementary School Lancaster $12,500
Heath Springs Elementary School Lancaster $12,500
Hilton Head School for the Creative Arts Beaufort $12,500
Holly Springs – Motlow Elementary School Spartanburg $12,500
Inman Intermediate School Spartanburg $12,500
Kelly Miller Elementary School Fairfield $12,500
Kingsbury Elementary Sumter $12,500
L W Conder Elementary School Richland $12,500
Lady’s Island Elementary School Beaufort $12,500
Lady’s Island Middle School Beaufort $12,500
Lake City Early Childhood Center Florence $12,500
League Academy of Communication Arts Greenville $12,500
Logan Elementary School Richland $12,500
Long Middle School Chesterfield $12,500
Lower Richland High School Richland $12,500
Mabry Middle School Spartanburg $12,500
McDonald Green Elementary School Lancaster $12,500
Mossy Oaks Elementary School Beaufort $12,500
New Ellenton Middle STEAM Magnet School Aiken $12,500
New Prospect Elementary School Spartanburg $12,500
North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary Charleston $12,500
Northside Elementary School of the Arts York $12,500
Nursery Road Elementary Arts Magnet Lexington $12,500
OP Earle Elementary School Spartanburg $12,500
Palmetto Center for the Arts Richland $12,500
Philip Simmons Elementary School Berkeley $12,500
Philip Simmons Middle School Berkeley $12,500
Pine Street Elementary Spartanburg $12,500
Pleasant Hill Middle School Lexington $12,500
Ridge View High School Richland $12,500
Rosewood Elementary School Richland $12,500
Round Top Elementary Richland $12,500
Saluda River Academy for the Arts Lexington $12,500
Saluda Trail Middle School York $10,200
Sanders-Clyde Creative Arts School Charleston $12,500
Satchel Ford Elementary School Richland $12,500
SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities Greenville $15,000
SC School for the Deaf & Blind Spartanburg $15,000
South Florence High School Florence $12,500
Southside Middle School Florence $12,500
Southwood Academy of the Arts Anderson $12,500
Stone Academy of Communication Arts Greenville $12,500
Thornwell School for the Arts Darlington $12,500
White Knoll Middle School Lexington $12,500
Whitesville Elementary School Berkeley $12,500
Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School Dorchester $12,500
Woodland Heights Elementary Spartanburg $12,500
Woodmont Middle School Greenville $12,500
TOTAL FY22 ABC GRANT AWARDS $877,700
Grantee County FY22 Award
Camela Guevara Charleston $1,800
Sonny Sisan Charleston $5,000
TOTAL FY22 AVI GRANT AWARDS $6,800
Grantee County FY22 Award
Allendale Enterprises Allendale $10,000
Art Pot Berkeley $10,000
Blackville CDC Barnwell $10,000
Catawba Indian Nation Tribal Government York $10,000
City of Newberry Newberry $10,000
Colleton County Colleton $10,000
Community Rural Arts Work League Bamberg $10,000
Fort Lawn Community Center Chester $10,000
Hagood Mill Foundation Pickens $10,000
International Faith Minstries Hampton $10,000
Jasper County Jasper $10,000
Santee Lynches Housing Marion $10,000
Write to Change Aiken $10,000
TOTAL FY22 ART OF COMMUNITY GRANT AWARDS $130,000
Grantee County FY22 Award
701 Center for Contemporary Art Richland $3,569
Aiken Symphony Orchestra Aiken $11,955
Anderson County Arts Council Anderson $10,652
Arts Center of Coastal Carolina Beaufort $13,048
Arts Council of Greenwood County Greenwood $13,048
Ballet Spartanburg Spartanburg $9,852
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate Spartanburg $11,682
Carolina Art Association Charleston $6,389
Carolina Dance Collaborative Greenville $1,863
Chamber Music Charleston Charleston $11,773
Chapman Cultural Center Spartanburg $10,652
Charleston Chamber Music Intensive/ College of Charleston Music Department Charleston $4,938
Charleston Gaillard Management Co. Charleston $12,045
Charleston Stage Company, Inc. Charleston $9,958
Charleston Symphony Orchestra Charleston $8,560
Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society, Inc. Cherokee $8,760
Columbia Art Center, City of Columbia Richland $1,484
Columbia Children’s Theatre Richland $2,557
Columbia Museum of Art Richland $13,095
Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, Inc. Beaufort $11,130
Fort Dorchester High School Dorchester $9,040
Fort Lawn Community Center Chester $10,522
Greenville Center for Creative Arts Greenville $10,691
Greenville Symphony Association Greenville $10,870
Greenwood Community Theatre Greenwood $10,739
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, College of Charleston Charleston $3,128
Long Bay Symphonic Society, Inc. Horry $1,680
Market Theatre Company, The Anderson $9,000
McCormick Arts Council at the Keturah McCormick $10,739
Metropolitan Arts Council Greenville $10,565
Oconee Community Theatre Oconee $11,727
Oconee Winds Oconee $9,875
Puppetry Arts Theatre of Charleston Charleston $5,793
Redux Contemporary Art Center Charleston $11,682
Rock Hill Symphony Orchestra York $8,960
SC Children’s Theatre Greenville $4,144
South Carolina Philharmonic. Inc. Richland $10,000
St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church Richland $6,543
Steam Ed Publishing, aka A Backpack Journalist Charleston $3,780
Sue-Ham Community Development Center Williamsburg $9,583
The Citadel Charleston $6,667
The Village Group Georgetown $10,652
Union County Carnegie Library Union $10,696
University of South Carolina, Koger Center for the Arts Richland $13,048
Warehouse Theatre Greenville $8,730
Yo Art Inc. Charleston $6,427
TOTAL FY22 AEP GRANT AWARDS $402,291
Grantee County FY22 Award
Chesterfield County School District Chesterfield $24,750
Fairfield Co School District Fairfield $27,900
Greenville Co School District Greenville $28,050
Kershaw Co School District Kershaw $17,100
McCormick School District McCormick $19,500
Williamsburg Co School District Williamsburg $21,900
TOTAL FY22 DISTRICT ARTS GRANT AWARDS $139,200
Grantee Project County FY22 Award
Charleston County School District Charleston Strings Project Charleston $70,000
Palmetto State Arts Education Gallup Engagement Research Laurens $50,000
SC African American Heritage Foundation Arts Education and Arts Integration Project Darlington $75,000
SC Hispanic Alliance Arts Education and Arts Integration Project Greenville $75,000
TOTAL FY22 EPP GRANT AWARDS $270,000
Fellow Discipline County FY22 Award
Clay Burnette Craft Richland $8,500
Kristi Ryba Visual Art Charleston $8,500
Sherard Duvall Media Production Richland $8,500
Triza Cox Screenwriting Florence $8,500
TOTAL FY22 FELLOWSHIP AWARDS $34,000
Grantee Project County FY22 Award
Arts Center of Coastal Carolina Gullah Arts & Culture Festival & Virtual Resources Library (GACFL) Beaufort $6,000
Community Rural Arts Work League (CRAWL) The Upper Low Country Muscadine Festival Bamberg $6,000
Palmetto Luna Arts Day of the Dead Celebration Richland $5,000
St Mark’s Catholic Church Fiesta de la Virgen de Guadalupe Newberry $6,000
University of South Carolina/ USC Lancaster Photo-Documenting Catawba Traditional Arts Lancaster $6,000
TOTAL FY22 FLK GRANT AWARDS $29,000
Grantee County FY22 Award
Town of Lane Williamsburg $750
Town of Summerton Clarendon $750
TOTAL FY22 HORIZON GRANT AWARDS (as of last update) $1,500
Grantee County FY22 Award
34 West Theater Company Charleston $19,438
701 Center for Contemporary Art Richland $17,771
Aiken Center for the Arts Aiken $19,849
Aiken Community Theatre Aiken $13,464
Aiken Music Festival Aiken $18,474
Aiken Performing Arts Group, Inc. Aiken $14,665
Aiken Symphony Orchestra Aiken $11,751
Anderson County Arts Council Anderson $19,993
Ann Brodie’s Carolina Ballet Richland $6,919
Art Forms and Theatre Concepts, Inc. Charleston $8,684
Art League of Hilton Head Beaufort $19,438
Artist Collective of Spartanburg (fmr West Main Artists Cooperative) Spartanburg $10,278
Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg Spartanburg $8,691
Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta Aiken $6,923
Arts Center of Clemson (fmr Upstate Center for the Arts) Pickens $16,660
Arts Center of Coastal Carolina Beaufort $37,220
Arts Council of Chester County Chester $14,994
Arts Council of Greenwood County Greenwood $24,990
Arts Council of York County York $22,104
Ballet Spartanburg Spartanburg $29,989
Beaufort Arts Council Beaufort $14,299
Beaufort Symphony Orchestra Inc. Beaufort $6,514
Belton Center for the Arts, Inc. Anderson $11,663
Black Creek Arts Council, Inc Darlington $14,209
Burroughs-Chapin Art Museum Horry $29,989
Carolina Art Association Charleston $39,075
Carolina Ballet Theatre Greenville $14,886
Carolina Crown York $37,420
Carolina Dance Collaborative Greenville $12,914
Carolina Master Chorale Horry $9,888
Carolina Music Foundation/Sigal Music Museum Greenville $15,550
Carolina Youth Symphony Greenville $19,849
Caroline Mack Center for the Arts Sumter $4,374
Catawba Cultural Preservation Project York $26,656
Centre Stage – South Carolina! Greenville $27,910
Chamber Music Charleston Charleston $12,249
Chapman Cultural Center Spartanburg $38,978
Charleston Academy of Music Charleston $24,990
Charleston Artist Guild Charleston $15,788
Charleston Gaillard Management Co. Charleston $19,538
Charleston Jazz Charleston $12,674
Charleston Stage Company, Inc. Charleston $34,734
Charleston Symphony Orchestra Charleston $37,324
City of Charleston-Cultural Affairs Charleston $39,075
City of North Charleston-Cultural Arts Charleston $34,734
Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre Horry $7,443
Columbia Children’s Theatre Richland $24,990
Columbia Choral Society Richland $4,341
Columbia City Ballet Richland $35,543
Columbia City Jazz Conservatory Lexington $11,863
Columbia Classical Ballet Co. Richland $19,008
Columbia Film Society Richland $31,499
Columbia Museum of Art Richland $39,075
Columbia Music Festival Assn Richland $17,933
Columbia Stage Society, Inc Richland $26,656
Dutch Fork Choral Society Lexington $1,806
Engaging Creative Minds Charleston $26,729
Enough Pie Charleston $8,898
FBN Productions Lexington $4,374
Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County Kershaw $26,438
Florence County Museum Florence $32,074
Florence Little Theatre Florence $23,681
Florence Regional Arts Alliance Florence $11,106
Florence Symphony Orchestra Florence $15,550
Flowertown Players, Inc. Dorchester $12,249
Footlight Players Charleston $17,366
Fort Lawn Community Center Chester $7,443
Friends of Tapp’s Arts Center Richland $2,480
Greater Anderson Musical Arts Consortium Anderson $15,820
Greenville Arts Festival Greenville $39,075
Greenville Center for Creative Arts Greenville $20,494
Greenville Chautauqua Society Greenville $13,328
Greenville Civic Chorale Greenville $13,841
Greenville County Youth Orchestra Association Greenville $9,503
Greenville Light Opera Works Greenville $14,256
Greenville Symphony Association Greenville $39,075
Greenville Theatre Greenville $34,996
Greenwood Community Theatre Greenwood $20,019
Greenwood Performing Arts Greenwood $17,771
Hilton Head Choral Society Beaufort $14,256
Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra Beaufort $39,985
Hub City Writers Project Spartanburg $22,329
International Ballet Greenville $13,841
Lancaster Co Council of the Arts Lancaster $13,841
Lee Co Arts Council Lee $2,473
Long Bay Symphonic Society, Inc. Horry $22,214
Marionette Theatre of South Carolina Richland $24,990
Market Theatre Company, The Anderson $11,663
McClellanville Arts Council Charleston $14,994
McCormick Arts Council at the Keturah McCormick $15,550
Metropolitan Arts Council Greenville $39,075
Mitney Project^The Georgetown $7,909
Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage Jasper $12,690
Music Foundation of Spartanburg/Spartanburg Philharmonic Spartanburg $20,913
Newberry Opera House Foundation Newberry $39,998
North Charleston Pops Charleston $14,256
Orangeburg Co Fine Arts Center Orangeburg $9,996
Palmetto State Arts Education Greenwood $3,670
Pat Conroy Literary Center Beaufort $15,370
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art Georgetown $9,888
Peace Center Foundation Greenville $36,004
Port Royal Sound Foundation Beaufort $26,656
Preserving Our Southern Appalachian Music Pickens $6,923
PURE Theatre Charleston $17,366
Redux Contemporary Art Center Charleston $24,990
Sandlapper Singers Richland $6,923
SC Artisans Center Colleton $11,106
SC Children’s Theatre Greenville $33,346
SC Theatre Association Greenville $4,115
Sculpture in the South Dorchester $4,374
Smalls Institute for Music & Youth Leadership Charleston $4,963
South Carolina Philharmonic. Inc. Richland $37,013
Spartanburg Art Museum Spartanburg $18,374
Spartanburg Little Theatre Spartanburg $26,513
Speaking Down Barriers Spartanburg $17,771
Spoleto Festival USA Charleston $33,675
Storytree Theatre Charleston $9,996
Summerville Community Orchestra Dorchester $5,865
Sumter County Cultural Commission Sumter $3,461
Sumter County Gallery of Art Sumter $12,249
Theatre of the Republic Horry $15,955
Trustus, Inc. Richland $17,366
Village Repertory Co Charleston $18,171
Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild Horry $8,281
Warehouse Theatre Greenville $27,910
Wits End Poetry Greenville $8,885
Workshop Theatre of SC Richland $13,026
TOTAL FY22 GOS GRANT AWARDS $2,365,460
Grantee County FY22 Award
Abbeville Artist Guild Abbeville $3,201
Aiken Choral Society Aiken $3,375
Aiken Civic Orchestra Aiken $1,763
Annex Dance Company Charleston $3,375
Arpad Darazs Singers Richland $3,375
Barnwell County Arts Council Barnwell $3,375
Charleston Concert Band dba Charleston Community Band Charleston $3,375
Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society, Inc. Cherokee $3,375
City of Abbeville, The Abbeville $3,375
Columbia Art Center, City of Columbia Richland $3,375
Columbia Baroque Soloists Richland $3,375
CREATE Conway, Inc. Horry $3,375
Crooked Creek Art League Lexington $3,375
Dance Matters Charleston $1,883
Edisto Art Guild Charleston $3,375
Ensemble Eclectica Richland $3,375
FESTIVA Arts Series Greenwood $3,375
Foothills Chorale Pickens $3,375
Foothills Conservatory for the Performing Arts Oconee $3,375
Foothills Philharmonic Greenville $3,375
Friday Arts Project York $2,565
Fripp Island Friends of Music Beaufort $3,375
Gateway Arts Center [Council] Oconee $3,375
Greenville Jazz Collective Greenville $3,375
Gullah Traveling Theater, Inc. Beaufort $3,375
Heal with HeARTS Charleston $3,375
Mount Pleasant Community Arts Center Charleston $3,375
Music in Landrum (Young Classicals) Spartanburg $3,375
North Augusta Cultural Arts Council Aiken $3,375
Palmetto Luna Arts Richland $3,375
Pawleys Island Concert Band Georgetown $3,375
Power Company Collaborative Richland $3,375
Puppetry Arts Theatre of Charleston Charleston $3,375
Rensing Center Pickens $3,375
SC Academy of Authors Richland $2,321
SC Bach Greenville $3,375
SC Dance Association Richland $3,964
SC Watermedia Society Charleston $5,242
Southern Guitar Festival and Competition Richland $3,375
Spartanburg Community Band Spartanburg $3,375
Sumter Civic Dance Company Sumter $3,375
Sweet Adelines International-Heart of Columbia Lexington $3,375
Sweet Adelines Intl DBA Vocal Matrix Chorus Greenville $3,375
The Arts Grand Strand Horry $3,375
The Watering Hole Poetry Organization Richland $3,375
Union County Arts Council Union $3,375
Union County Carnegie Library Union $3,375
Union County Farm & Craft Market Union $3,375
TOTAL FY22 OSS GRANT AWARDS $159,314
Grantee Project County FY22 Award
701 CCA Artist U Administrative Support Richland $11,500
Arts Access SC Arts Access Statewide Richland $54,835
Blackville CDC Art of Community Field School Barnwell $35,496
College of Charleston The Riley Mayor’s Institute Charleston $6,500
Furman University Riley Diversity Leaders Institute Scholarship Greenville $3,000
One Columbia Poetry Out Loud Administrative Support & Artists as Entrepreneurs Richland $30,000
SC Hispanic Alliance Emerging Latinx Artists and Organizations Greenville $25,000
SC Humanities Statewide Support for Humanities Programs Richland $10,000
South Arts Southern Prize and Emerging Leaders of Color Scholarship Out of State $8,000
South Carolina Arts Alliance Arts Alliance Statewide & Arts Education Advocacy Greenville $118,545
South Carolina State Museum State Art Collection Support Richland $75,000
The Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage Art of Community INSIGHTS & Create Rural Jasper $64,100
University of South Carolina McKissick Museum Richland $66,033
Winthrop University (ABC Institute) Arts in Basic Curriculum Institute York $427,169
TOTAL FY22 PARTNERSHIP GRANT AWARDS $935,178
Grantee Project County FY22 Award
“Mahoganee” Laura Amiger Textures of a Soul Beaufort $2,500
Corey Alston Expansion Arts Grant Charleston $2,500
Engaging Creative Minds Arts Grow SC Charleston $1,902,000
Natalie Daise Sacred Vessels Georgetown $2,500
Palmetto State Arts Education Arts Grow SC Greenwood $50,000
SC Arts Alliance DEI Professional Development for Organizations and Artists, Arts Grow SC Greenville $130,000
South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities Arts Grow SC Greenville $1,302,632
University of South Carolina – Department of Dance and Theatre Arts Grow SC Richland $10,368
University of South Carolina – REM Center Arts Grow SC Richland $175,000
Winthrop University (ABC Institute) Arts Grow SC York $765,400
TOTAL FY22 SPECIAL PROJECT GRANT AWARDS (as of last update) $4,342,900
Grantee County FY22 Award
Arts Council of York County York $12,500
Black Creek Arts Council, Inc Darlington $12,500
Chapman Cultural Center Spartanburg $12,500
City of Charleston-Cultural Affairs Charleston $12,500
Florence Regional Arts Alliance Florence $11,250
Metropolitan Arts Council Greenville $12,500
Sumter County Cultural Commission Sumter $12,500
TOTAL FY22 SUB GRANT AWARDS $86,250
Grantee County FY22 Award
Judith Twitty (Mentor) & Anita Bowen (Apprentice) Lexington/Richland $2,500
Kristin Scott Benson & Wayne Benson (Mentors) & Carson Moore (Apprentice) Spartanburg $4,500
Isaac Ndayisaba (Mentor) & Charles Ndayisaba (Apprentice) Dillon $2,500
TOTAL FY22 APR GRANT AWARDS $9,500

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