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.

FY2021 Grant Awards

FY21 grant awards for full-year categories are listed below, as approved by the SCAC Board of Commissioners on June 18, 2020. Additional grants are awarded throughout the year. Last update: July 7, 2020.

Grantee County FY21 Award
A C Moore Elementary School Richland $10,000
Andrew Jackson High School Lancaster $10,000
Andrew Jackson Middle School Lancaster $10,000
Ashley River Creative Arts Elem School Charleston $10,000
Beaufort Middle School Beaufort $10,000
Blenheim Middle School of Discovery Marlboro $10,000
Brockman Elementary School Richland $10,000
Busbee Creative Arts Academy Lexington $10,000
Calhoun Academy of the Arts Anderson $10,000
Campobello Gramling School Spartanburg $10,000
Cannons Elementary School Spartanburg $10,000
Cheraw Intermediate School Chesterfield $10,000
Cherryvale Elementary Sumter $10,000
Chester Park Elementary School of the Arts Chester $10,000
Clinton Elementary School^J J Lancaster $10,000
Crestwood High School Sumter $10,000
East Aiken School of the Arts Aiken $10,000
East Point Academy Lexington $10,000
Fairfield Central High School Fairfield $10,000
Felton Laboratory Charter School Orangeburg $10,000
H E Bonner Elementary School Berkeley $10,000
H E McCracken Middle School Beaufort $10,000
Hand Middle School Richland $10,000
Harrisburg Elementary School Lancaster $10,000
Heath Springs Elementary School Lancaster $10,000
Hilton Head School for the Creative Arts Beaufort $10,000
Holly Springs – Motlow Elementary School Spartanburg $10,000
Howe Hall Arts Infused Magnet School Berkeley $10,000
Inman Intermediate School Spartanburg $10,000
Kelly Miller Elementary School Fairfield $10,000
Kingsbury Elementary Sumter $10,000
L W Conder Elementary School Richland $10,000
Lady’s Island Elementary School Beaufort $10,000
Lady’s Island Middle School Beaufort $10,000
Lake City Early Childhood Center Florence $10,000
Landrum Middle School Spartanburg $10,000
League Academy of Communication Arts Greenville $10,000
Logan Elementary School Richland $10,000
Long Middle School Chesterfield $10,000
Lower Richland High School Richland $10,000
Mabry Middle School Spartanburg $10,000
McDonald Green Elementary School Lancaster $10,000
Mossy Oaks Elementary School Beaufort $10,000
New Ellenton Middle STEAM Magnet School Aiken $10,000
New Prospect Elementary School Spartanburg $10,000
North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary Charleston $10,000
Northside Elementary School of the Arts York $10,000
Nursery Road Elementary Arts Magnet Lexington $10,000
OP Earle Elementary School Spartanburg $10,000
Palmetto Center for the Arts Richland $10,000
Palmetto School at the Children’s Attn Home York $10,000
Philip Simmons Elementary School Berkeley $10,000
Philip Simmons Middle School Berkeley $10,000
Pine Street Elementary Spartanburg $10,000
Pleasant Hill Middle School Lexington $10,000
Ridge View High School Richland $10,000
Round Top Elementary Richland $10,000
Saluda River Academy for the Arts Lexington $10,000
Saluda Trail Middle School York $10,000
Sanders-Clyde Creative Arts School Charleston $10,000
Satchel Ford Elementary School Richland $10,000
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 $10,000
Southside Middle School Florence $10,000
Southwood Academy of the Arts Anderson $10,000
Stone Academy of Communication Arts Greenville $10,000
Thornwell School for the Arts Darlington $10,000
Westwood High School Richland $10,000
White Knoll Middle School Lexington $10,000
Whitesville Elementary School Berkeley $10,000
Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School Dorchester $10,000
Woodland Heights Elementary Spartanburg $10,000
Woodmont Middle School Greenville $10,000
TOTAL FY21 ABC GRANT AWARDS $750,000

 

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Grantee Project County FY21 Award
Dilek Pekdemir-Lewis Purchase New Industrial Machines and Equipment Richland $3,500
Mark Batory Purchase a Bailey Pugmill Greenville $5,000
Olivia Cramer Jewelry Casting Equipment Charleston $3,200
Renwick Price Shealy Rural Home Production Pottery Studio Newberry $5,000
TOTAL FY21 AVI GRANT AWARDS $16,700

 

Panelists
  • Juliana Iarossi, EDB; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Darla Moore School of Business
  • Lee Snelgrove, Executive Director, One Columbia
  • Sherard Duval, Executive Director, OTR Media Group
Grantee County FY21 Award
Allendale Enterprises Allendale $6,500
Art Pot Berkeley $6,500
Blackville CDC Barnwell $6,500
Catawba Indian Nation Tribal Government York $6,500
City of Newberry Newberry $6,500
Colleton County Colleton $6,500
Community Rural Arts Work League Bamberg $6,500
Fort Lawn Community Center Chester $6,500
Hagood Mill Foundation Pickens $6,500
Jasper County Jasper $6,500
Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, The Jasper $6,500
Santee Lynches Housing Marion $6,500
Write to Change Aiken $6,500
TOTAL FY21 ART OF COMMUNITY GRANTS $84,500
Grantee County FY21 Award
Chesterfield County School District Chesterfield $18,000
Fairfield Co School District Fairfield $18,000
Greenville Co School District Greenville $18,000
Kershaw Co School District Kershaw $18,000
McCormick School District McCormick $18,000
Sumter County School District Sumter $18,000
Williamsburg Co School District Williamsburg $18,000
TOTAL FY21 DISTRICT ARTS GRANT AWARDS $126,000
Grantee Project County FY21 Award
Charleston County School District Charleston Strings Projects Charleston $70,000
Clarendon County School District 1 Summer STEAM Camp Clarendon $50,000
Columbia Marionette Theatre Summer Art Kits Richland $5,000
Engaging Creative Minds Summer STEAM Camp Charleston $30,000
One Columbia Teaching Artist Digital Professional Development Richland $15,000
Palmetto State Arts Education Gallup Engagement Research Laurens $50,000
Peace Center, The Teaching Artist Professional Development Greenville $10,000
SC African American Heritage Foundation Arts Integration Professional Development Darlington $25,000
SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities SPARK Summer Camp Greenville $40,000
TOTAL FY21 EPP GRANT AWARDS $295,000
Grantee Project County FY21 Award
Arts Center of Coastal Carolina Gullah Festivals-Taste of Gullah and Creative Arts Gullah Youth Festival Beaufort $6,000
University of South Carolina Lancaster Catawba Indian artists residencies and exhibition Lancaster $6,000
Preserving Our Southern Appalachian Music Adult Appalachian music camp Pickens $5,000
Waccamaw Indian People Performing arts presentations & demonstrations native techniques Horry $6,000
TOTAL FY21 FLK GRANT AWARDS $23,000

 

Panelists
  • Helen Danser, Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission Chair; Kentucky’s Indigenous People, Secretary; National Congress of American Indians, Member
  • Georgette Mayo, Processing Archivist, Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, College of Charleston
  • Sally Peterson, Director (retired), North Carolina State Arts Council Folklife Program
Grantee Group County FY21 Award
34 West Theater Company 1 Charleston $15,550
701 Center for Contemporary Art 1 Richland $14,217
Aiken Center for the Arts 2 Aiken $15,879
Aiken Community Playhouse Inc. 3 Aiken $10,771
Aiken Music Festival 3 Aiken $14,779
Aiken Performing Arts Group, Inc. 1 Aiken $11,732
Aiken Symphony Orchestra 3 Aiken $9,401
Anderson County Arts Council 1 Anderson $15,994
Ann Brodie’s Carolina Ballet 3 Richland $5,535
Art Forms and Theatre Concepts, Inc. 2 Charleston $6,947
Art League of Hilton Head 1 Beaufort $15,550
Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg 1 Spartanburg $6,953
Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta 3 Aiken $5,538
Arts Center of Coastal Carolina 3 Beaufort $29,776
Arts Council of Beaufort County 3 Beaufort $11,439
Arts Council of Chester County 1 Chester $11,995
Arts Council of Greenwood County 1 Greenwood $19,992
Arts Council of York County 3 York $17,683
Ballet Spartanburg 1 Spartanburg $23,991
Beaufort Symphony Orchestra Inc. 2 Beaufort $5,211
Belton Center for the Arts, Inc. 1 Anderson $9,330
Black Creek Arts Council, Inc 3 Darlington $11,367
Burroughs-Chapin Art Museum 1 Horry $23,991
Carolina Art Association 2 Charleston $31,260
Carolina Ballet Theatre 2 Greenville $11,909
Carolina Crown 1 York $29,936
Carolina Dance Collaborative 3 Greenville $10,331
Carolina Master Chorale 3 Horry $7,910
Carolina Music Foundation 1 Greenville $12,440
Carolina Youth Symphony 2 Greenville $15,879
Caroline Mack Center for the Arts 2 Sumter $3,499
Catawba Cultural Preservation Project 1 York $21,325
Centre Stage – South Carolina! 2 Greenville $22,328
Chamber Music Charleston 2 Charleston $9,799
Chapman Cultural Center 3 Spartanburg $31,182
Charleston Academy of Music 1 Charleston $19,992
Charleston Artist Guild 3 Charleston $12,630
Charleston Gaillard Management Company 2 Charleston $15,630
Charleston Jazz (AKA-Jazz Artists of Charleston) 2 Charleston $10,139
Charleston Stage Company, Inc. 2 Charleston $27,787
Charleston Symphony Orchestra 3 Charleston $29,859
Chicora Voices 1 Greenville $10,663
City of Charleston-Cultural Affairs 2 Charleston $31,260
City of North Charleston-Cultural Arts 2 Charleston $27,787
Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre 2 Horry $5,954
Columbia Children’s Theatre 1 Richland $19,992
Columbia Choral Society 2 Richland $3,473
Columbia City Ballet 1 Richland $28,434
Columbia City Jazz Company 3 Richland $9,490
Columbia Classical Ballet Co. 1 Richland $15,206
Columbia Film Society 2 Richland $25,199
Columbia Museum of Art 2 Richland $31,260
Columbia Music Festival Assn 3 Richland $14,346
Columbia Stage Society, Inc 1 Richland $21,325
Dutch Fork Choral Society 1 Lexington $1,445
Engaging Creative Minds 1 Charleston $21,383
Enough Pie 3 Charleston $7,118
FBN Productions 2 Lexington $3,499
Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County 3 Kershaw $21,150
Florence County Museum 1 Florence $25,659
Florence Little Theatre 3 Florence $18,945
Florence Regional Arts Alliance 1 Florence $8,885
Florence Symphony Orchestra 1 Florence $12,440
Flowertown Players, Inc. 2 Dorchester $9,799
Footlight Players 2 Charleston $13,893
Fort Lawn Community Center 2 Chester $5,954
Friends of Tapp’s Arts Center 2 Richland $1,984
Greater Anderson Musical Arts Consortium 3 Anderson $12,656
Greenville Arts Festival 2 Greenville $31,260
Greenville Center for Creative Arts 3 Greenville $16,395
Greenville Chautauqua Society 1 Greenville $10,662
Greenville Civic Chorale 3 Greenville $11,073
Greenville County Youth Orchestra Association 1 Greenville $7,602
Greenville Light Opera Works 1 Greenville $11,405
Greenville Little Theatre 2 Greenville $27,997
Greenville Symphony Assn. 2 Greenville $31,260
Greenwood Community Theatre 3 Greenwood $16,015
Greenwood Performing Arts 1 Greenwood $14,217
Hilton Head Choral Society 1 Beaufort $11,405
Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra 1 Beaufort $31,988
Hub City Writers Project 2 Spartanburg $17,863
International Ballet 3 Greenville $11,073
Lancaster Co Council of the Arts 3 Lancaster $11,073
Lee Co Arts Council 3 Lee $1,978
Long Bay Symphonic Society, Inc. 1 Horry $17,771
Marionette Theatre of South Carolina 1 Richland $19,992
Market Theatre Company, The 1 Anderson $9,330
McClellanville Arts Council 1 Charleston $11,995
McCormick Arts Council at the Keturah 1 McCormick $12,440
Metropolitan Arts Council 2 Greenville $31,260
Mitney Project^The 3 Georgetown $6,327
Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage 3 Jasper $10,152
Music Battery^The 1 Charleston $2,132
Music Foundation of Spartanburg – AKA Spartanburg Philharmonic 3 Spartanburg $16,730
Newberry Opera House Foundation 1 Newberry $31,998
North Charleston Pops 1 Charleston $11,405
Orangeburg Co Fine Arts Center 1 Orangeburg $7,997
Pat Conroy Literary Center 3 Beaufort $12,296
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art 3 Georgetown $7,910
Peace Center Foundation 3 Greenville $28,803
Port Royal Sound Foundation 1 Beaufort $21,325
Portrait Connection 1 Greenville $2,132
Preserving Our Southern Appalachian Music 3 Pickens $5,538
PURE Theatre 2 Charleston $13,893
Redux Contemporary Art Center 1 Charleston $19,992
Sandlapper Singers 3 Richland $5,538
SC Artisans Center 1 Colleton $8,885
SC Children’s Theatre 3 Richland $26,677
SC Philharmonic 3 Richland $29,610
Sculpture in the South 2 Dorchester $3,499
Smalls Institute for Music & Youth Leadership 2 Charleston $3,970
Spartanburg Art Museum 2 Spartanburg $14,699
Spartanburg Little Theatre 3 Spartanburg $21,210
Speaking Down Barriers 1 Spartanburg $14,217
Spoleto Festival USA 3 Charleston $26,940
Storytree Theatre 1 Charleston $7,997
Summerville Community Orchestra 2 Dorchester $4,692
Sumter County Cultural Commission 3 Sumter $2,769
Sumter County Gallery of Art 2 Sumter $9,799
Theatre of the Republic 2 Horry $12,764
Threshold Repertory Theatre 2 Charleston $6,999
Trustus, Inc. 2 Richland $13,893
Upstate Center for the Arts 1 Pickens $13,328
Village Repertory Co 3 Charleston $14,537
Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild 3 Horry $6,625
Warehouse Theatre 2 Greenville $22,328
West Main Artists Cooperative 3 Spartanburg $8,222
Wits End Poetry 1 Greenville $7,108
Workshop Theatre of SC 2 Richland $10,421
TOTAL FY21 GOS GRANT AWARDS $1,908,066
Fellow Discipline County FY21 Award
Erin Bailey Dance Choreography Richland $5,000
John Pursley III Poetry Greenville $5,000
Sarah Blackman Prose Greenville $5,000
Tanya Wideman-Davis Dance Performance Richland $5,000
TOTAL FY21 FEL AWARDS $20,000
Panelists

Poetry

  • Sandra Beasley, University of Tampa, Washington, DC
  • Lucinda Clark, Poetry Matters Project, Augusta, GA
  • Joseph Bathanti, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Prose

  • Charlie Vazquez, Charlie Vazquez Consulting, New York, NY
  • Catherine Reid, Author and Educator, Burnsville, NC

Dance Performance

  • Laurel Lawson, Full Radius Dance, Atlanta, GA
  • Tamara Nadel, Ragamala Dance Company, Minneapolis, MN

Dance Choreography

  • Patrick Makuakane, Nā Lei Hulu i ka Wēkiu Dance Company, San Francisco, CA
  • Maura Garcia, Maura Garcia Dance, Chapel Hill, NC

Learn more about the FY21 Fellows on The Hub.

Grantee County FY21 Award
Abbeville Artist Guild Abbeville $2,371
Aiken Choral Society Aiken $2,500
Aiken Civic Orchestra Aiken $1,306
Annex Dance Company Charleston $2,500
Arpad Darazs Singers Richland $2,500
Barnwell County Arts Council Barnwell $2,500
Charleston Black Theatre Charleston $2,500
Charleston Concert Band dba Charleston Community Band Charleston $2,500
Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society, Inc. Cherokee $2,500
City of Abbeville, The Abbeville $2,500
Columbia Art Center, City of Columbia Richland $2,500
Columbia Baroque Soloists Richland $2,500
CREATE Conway, Inc. Horry $2,500
Crooked Creek Art League Lexington $2,500
Dance Matters Charleston $1,395
Edisto Art Guild Charleston $2,500
Ensemble Eclectica Richland $2,500
First Presbyterian Church of Greenwood: FESTIVA Arts Series Greenwood $2,500
Foothills Chorale Pickens $2,500
Foothills Conservatory for the Performing Arts Oconee $2,500
Foothills Philharmonic Greenville $2,500
Friday Arts Project York $1,900
Fripp Island Friends of Music Beaufort $2,500
Gateway Arts Center [Council] Oconee $2,500
Greenville Jazz Collective Greenville $2,500
Gullah Traveling Theater, Inc. Beaufort $2,500
Heal with HeARTS Charleston $2,500
Mount Pleasant Community Arts Center Charleston $2,500
Music in Landrum Spartanburg $2,500
Myrtle Beach Cultural Calendar dba The Arts Grand Strand Horry $2,500
North Augusta Cultural Arts Council Aiken $2,500
Palmetto Luna Arts Richland $2,500
Pawleys Island Concert Band Georgetown $2,500
Power Company Collaborative Richland $2,500
Puppetry Arts Theatre of Charleston Charleston $2,500
Rensing Center Pickens $2,500
S. C. Bach Greenville $2,500
Southern Guitar Festival and Competition Richland $2,500
Spartanburg Community Band Spartanburg $2,500
Sumter Civic Dance Company Sumter $2,500
Sweet Adelines International-Heart of Columbia Lexington $2,500
Sweet Adelines Intl DBA Vocal Matrix Chorus Greenville $2,500
The Watering Hole Poetry Organization Richland $2,500
Union County Arts Council Union $2,500
Union County Carnegie Library Union $2,500
Union County Farm & Craft Market Union $2,500
TOTAL FY21 OSS GRANT AWARDS $111,972
Grantee Project County FY21 Award
Arts Access SC Arts Access Statewide Richland $43,868
Auxillium CDC Art of Community Personal Branding York $12,000
Blackville CDC Art of Community Field School Barnwell $30,000
College of Charleston The Riley Mayor’s Institute Charleston $6,500
Furman University Riley Diversity Leaders Institute Scholarship Greenville $3,000
Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, The Art of Community INSIGHTS & Create Rural Jasper $26,500
One Columbia Poetry Out Loud Administrative Support Richland $8,880
Pure Theatre Artist U Administrative Support Charleston $20,000
Red Olive Consulting Emerging Black Organizations Professional Development Richland $25,000
SC Hispanic Alliance Emerging Latinx Artists and Organizations Greenville $25,000
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 $84,045
University of South Carolina McKissick Museum Richland $71,033
Winthrop University Arts in Basic Curriculum Institute York $272,832
TOTAL FY21 Partnership Grants $636,658
Grantee Project County FY21 Award
South Carolina Arts Alliance Professional Development Greenville $10,000
TOTAL FY21 SPECIAL PROJECT GRANTS $10,000
Grantee County FY21 Award
Palmetto State Arts Education Greenwood $2,936
SC Academy of Authors Richland $1,719
SC Dance Association Richland $2,936
SC Humanities Richland $6,174
SC Theatre Association Greenville $3,292
SC Watermedia Society Charleston $3,883
TOTAL FY21 SWO GRANT AWARDS $20,940
Grantee Counties Served FY21 Award
Arts Council of York County York $10,000
Black Creek Arts Council, Inc Darlington $10,000
Chapman Cultural Center Spartanburg $10,000
City of Charleston-Cultural Affairs Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester $10,000
Florence Regional Arts Alliance Florence $9,000
Metropolitan Arts Council Greenville $10,000
Sumter Co Cultural Commission Sumter $10,000
TOTAL FY21 SUB GRANT AWARDS $69,000
Grantee Project County FY21 Award
Sollie L. Jennings Piedmont Blues Guitar, Vocals and Songwriting (Mentor Artist) Orangeburg $2,000
Ricardo McCants Piedmont Blues Guitar, Vocals and Songwriting (Apprentice) Dorchester $500
John Andrew Brooks Old Time Appalachian Fiddle/Banjo (Mentor Artist) Oconee $2,000
Amelia Hawke Tebalt Old Time Appalachian Fiddle/Banjo (Apprentice) Oconee $500
Yevheniia Bazaliy Waxen Pysanka, Ukrainian Batik Egg Writing (Mentor Artist) Richland $2,000
Svetlana Tsyganok Waxen Pysanka, Ukrainian Batik Egg Writing (Apprentice) Richland $500
Andrea Cayetano-Jefferson Sweetgrass Basketweaving (Mentor Artist) Charleston $2,000
Chelsea Cayetano Sweetgrass Basketweaving (Apprentice) Charleston $500
TOTAL FY21 APR GRANT AWARDS Total: $10,000
Panelists
  • Helen Danser, Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission Chair; Kentucky’s Indigenous People, Secretary; National Congress of American Indians, Member
  • Georgette Mayo, Processing Archivist, Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, College of Charleston
  • Sally Peterson, Director (retired), North Carolina State Arts Council Folklife Program

Other Recent Grant Awards

Grantee County Award
34 West Theater Company Charleston $3,888
701 Center for Contemporary Art Richland $3,554
Aaron Railey Lexington $500
Adalia Ellis Florence $750
Adam Crowell Berkeley $750
Aiken Center for the Arts Aiken $3,176
Aiken Civic Orchestra Aiken $327
Aiken Community Theatre Inc. Aiken $2,693
Aiken Performing Arts Group, Inc. Aiken $2,933
Aiken Symphony Orchestra Aiken $2,350
Andrew Mille Charleston $750
Angela Easterling Greenville $1,000
Anita Blewer Charleston $750
Ann Brodie’s Carolina Ballet Richland $1,384
Annette Dees Grevious Orangeburg $1,000
Annex Dance Company Charleston $625
Arianne King Comer Charleston $750
Arpad Darazs Singers Lexington $625
Art Forms and Theatre Concepts, Inc. Charleston $1,737
Art League of Hilton Head Beaufort $3,888
Art Pot Multicultural Group Charleston $500
Artists Collective | Spartanburg (f.k.a. West Main Artists Cooperative) Spartanburg $2,056
Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg Spartanburg $1,738
Arts Access South Carolina Richland $ 10,967
Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta Aiken $1,385
Arts Center of Coastal Carolina Beaufort $2,978
Arts Council of Chester County Chester $3,359
Arts Council of Greenwood County Greenwood $4,998
Arts Council of York County York $4,421
Ballet Spartanburg Spartanburg $4,798
Barnwell County Arts Council Barnwell $625
Beaufort Symphony Orchestra, Inc. Beaufort $1,303
Belton Center for the Arts, Inc. Anderson $2,333
Benjamin Weiss Charleston $500
Black Creek Arts Council, Inc Darlington $2,842
Bobby Branton Charleston $1,000
Bonnie Boiter-Jolley Richland $750
Brandon Nichols Dorchester $750
Buddy Strong Anderson $750
Bullets and Bandaids Spartanburg $500
Burroughs-Chapin Art Museum Horry $4,798
Camela Guevara Charleston $700
Cameron Williams Charleston $500
Carolina Art Association Charleston $3,126
Carolina Crown York $2,994
Carolina Dance Collaborative Greenville $2,583
Carolina Master Chorale Horry $1,978
Carolina Youth Symphony Greenville $3,970
Caroline Harper Richland $750
Caroline Stetler Charleston $500
Carrie Creech Greenville $750
Catherine Fleming Charleston $750
Cathy Hunter Colleton $750
Centre Stage – South Carolina! Greenville $4,466
Chamber Music Charleston Charleston $2,450
Chantale Gagne Charleston $750
Chapin Community Theatre Lexington $1,500
Chapman Cultural Center Spartanburg $3,118
Charleston Academy of Music Charleston $4,998
Charleston Artist Guild Charleston $3,158
Charleston Concert Band/Charleston Community Band Charleston $625
Charleston Gaillard Management Co. Charleston $1,563
Charleston Jazz Charleston $1,014
Charleston Stage Company, Inc. Charleston $2,779
Charleston Symphony Orchestra Charleston $2,985
Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society, Inc. Cherokee $625
Christina Chastain Lancaster $750
Christina Laurel Pickens $500
Christopher Lane Lexington $750
Cierra Asmond Richland $750
Circle Theatre Barnwell $500
City of Abbeville, The Abbeville $625
City of Charleston-Cultural Affairs Charleston $3,126
Clemson University – Brooks Center Pickens $1,500
Coastal Ballet USA Inc Charleston $500
Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre Horry $1,489
ColaJazz Foundation Richland $1,000
Colleton County Arts Council Colleton $1,000
Colour of Music Festival Charleston $1,000
Columbia Baroque Richland $625
Columbia Children’s Theatre Richland $4,998
Columbia Choral Society Richland $868
Columbia City Ballet Richland $2,843
Columbia City Jazz Conservatory Lexington $2,373
Columbia Museum of Art Richland $3,126
Columbia Music Festival Association Richland $2,870
Columbia Stage Society, Inc Richland $4,265
Connie Lippert Oconee $1,000
CREATE Conway, Inc. Horry $625
Creative Stylez Dance Company Richland $1,500
Cris Sumpter Charleston $500
Cultural Arts Center Fountain Inn Greenville $1,000
Cynthia Gibson Spartanburg $750
Cynthia Huston Charleston $750
Dana Rose Beaufort $500
Dance Matters Charleston $349
Daniel Mumm Charleston $1,000
Darion McCloud Richland $1,000
Daryl Knox Charleston $750
David Russell Kershaw $500
Debra Sherrill-Ward Charleston $750
Dennis Breedlove Florence $1,000
Dillon County Theatre Association Dillon $500
Donellia Chives Beaufort $1,000
Douglas Berky Pickens $750
Electric City Playhouse Anderson $1,000
Elisabeth Clonts Lexington $1,000
Elizabeth Ringus Barnwell $750
Emily Miller Charleston $750
Emma Barnes Beaufort $400
Emrys Foundation Greenville $1,500
Engaging Creative Minds Charleston $4,277
Enough Pie Charleston $1,780
Ensemble Eclectica Richland $625
Eric Jordan Charleston $500
Erika McKelvey Charleston $750
Fernanda Ornellas Caggiano Charleston $750
Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County Kershaw $4,230
Florence County Museum Florence $2,566
Florence Little Theatre Florence $3,789
Florence Regional Arts Alliance Florence $2,221
Florence Symphony Orchestra Florence $3,110
Foothills Philharmonic Greenville $625
Foothills Playhouse Pickens $1,000
Footlight Players Charleston $3,473
Fort Lawn Community Center Chester $1,489
Friday Arts Project York $475
Friends of Tapp’s Arts Center Richland $496
Gateway Arts Center/Council Oconee $625
George Vanderford Union $750
Gerald (Jerry) Stevenson Richland $750
Gerard Erley Richland $750
Gerry Thompson Horry $1,000
Gino Castillo Charleston $750
Greater Anderson Musical Arts Consortium Anderson $3,164
Greenville Arts Festival Greenville $3,126
Greenville Center for Creative Arts Greenville $4,099
Greenville Chautauqua Society Greenville $2,666
Greenville Civic Chorale Greenville $2,768
Greenville County Youth Orchestra Association Greenville $1,901
Greenville Jazz Collective Greenville $625
Greenville Light Opera Works Greenville $2,851
Greenville Symphony Association Greenville $3,126
Greenville Theatre Greenville $2,800
Greenwood Community Theatre Greenwood $4,004
Greenwood Performing Arts Greenwood $3,554
Gregg Barfield Anderson $1,000
Gregory Boatwright Lexington $500
Gullah Traveling Theatre Beaufort $625
Gwendolyn McKinnon Beaufort $1,000
Hagood Mill Foundation Pickens $1,500
Harold Meers Charleston $750
Heal with HeARTS Charleston $625
HEART Inclusive Arts Community Charleston $1,000
Heather Martinez Charleston $750
Hilton Head Choral Society Beaufort $2,851
Hilton Head Dance Theatre Beaufort $1,000
Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra Beaufort $3,200
Hirona Matsuda Charleston $750
Hub City Writers Project Spartanburg $3,573
Igor Begelman Greenville $750
Institute for Patient-Centered Design, Inc. Charleston $500
International Ballet Greenville $2,215
Irene Yereb Charleston $750
James King Greenville $750
James Wilson Bamberg $1,000
Janet Kozachek Orangeburg $750
Jean Barlow Lexington $750
Jean Hein Richland $750
Jennifer Weiss Charleston $500
Jessica Reynolds Anderson $750
Jill Bahr Charleston $1,000
Jim Litzinger Richland $750
Jo Ann Graham Beaufort $750
John Abraham Charleston $750
John Benson Spartanburg $750
John Durham Greenville $750
John Holenko Charleston $750
John Miranda Richland $750
John Tudor Lexington $750
John Wilkie Charleston $750
Jonathan Miller Charleston $500
Joseph Innella Charleston $750
Julia Jones Lexington $500
Kaminer Haislip Charleston $750
Karen (Alicia) Leeke Richland $750
Kate Osmond Charleston $750
Katherine Fix Richland $750
Katherine Rausch Spartanburg $750
Kathryn Collins Charleston $750
Kathy Prosser Oconee $1,000
Katie Badgett Dorchester $750
Keith Davis Greenville $750
Keith Tolen Richland $750
Kelsey Hunt Colleton $500
Key Changes Therapy Foundation, Inc. Lexington $1,500
Kim Hunter Charleston $750
Kimberly Lucia Charleston $500
Kimberly Roberts Lexington $1,000
Kristin Benson Spartanburg $750
Kristin Hall Lexington $500
Kristin LaRoy Greenville $750
Kristy Bishop Charleston $1,000
Lacy Miller Charleston $750
Lake City Creative Alliance Florence $1,000
Lancaster County Council of the Arts Lancaster $2,768
Larry Hough Lee $1,000
Laura Amiger Beaufort $1,000
Lauren Smith Charleston $500
Lean Ensemble Theater Beaufort $1,000
Lee County Arts Council Lee $495
Leslie Madden Charleston $500
Lexington Community Band Lexington $1,500
Libby Imbody Oconee $1,000
Liz Reeder Charleston $500
Long Bay Symphonic Society, Inc. Horry $3,554
Margaret Hoybach Dorchester $750
Maria Mebane Charleston $1,000
Maria White Ceramics Charleston $1,000
Maribel Acosta Charleston $1,000
Marina Cantlon Charleston $500
Marionette Theatre of South Carolina Richland $4,998
Mark Rapp Richland $750
Market Theatre Company, The Anderson $2,333
Marlanda Dekine Georgetown $750
Marlboro Civic Center Foundation Marlboro $1,000
Maurice Gelpi Berkeley $750
McClellanville Arts Council Charleston $2,999
McCormick Arts Council at the Keturah McCormick $3,110
Melanie (Kellie) Jacobs Charleston $750
Melanie Minette Hand Charleston $500
Metropolitan Arts Council Greenville $3,126
Michael Daniel Horry $750
Michael Rodriguez Dorchester $750
Michael Story Lexington $750
Michaela Pilar Brown Richland $1,000
Michel McNinch Richland $1,000
Michele Blank Charleston $750
Mira Scott Beaufort $750
Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage Jasper $2,538
Music Foundation of Spartanburg Spartanburg $3,346
Music in Landrum (Young Classicals) Spartanburg $625
Myllasa Riggins Richland $750
Myra Bowie Charleston $500
Nakeisha Daniel Charleston $750
Nancy Davidson Charleston $750
Natalie Daise Georgetown $750
Newberry Museum, The Newberry $1,000
Newberry Opera House Foundation Newberry $3,200
North Charleston Pops Charleston $2,851
Oconee Community Theatre Oconee $500
Orangeburg County Fine Arts Center Orangeburg $1,999
Palmetto Luna Arts Richland $625
Pat Conroy Literary Center Beaufort $3,074
Patricia Mixon Lexington $750
Patrick Marzett Charleston $500
Pawleys Island Concert Band Georgetown $625
Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art Georgetown $1,978
Peace Center Foundation Greenville $2,880
Penelope Winslow Chester $750
Philip Lipton Charleston $750
Photo SC Richland $1,500
Port Royal Sound Foundation Beaufort $4,265
Preserving Our Southern Appalachian Music Pickens $1,385
Proud Mary Theatre Company Spartanburg $1,500
Public Works Art Center Dorchester $1,500
Puppetry Arts Theatre of Charleston Charleston $625
PURE Theatre Charleston $3,473
Quintin Chaplin Charleston $500
Redux Contemporary Art Center Charleston $4,998
Rensing Center Pickens $625
Responsible ARTistry, Inc. Beaufort $500
Richard Holgate Charleston $750
Robert Helmkamp Charleston $750
Robert Maniscalco Dorchester $1,000
Robert Reed Charleston $750
Rock Hill Symphony Orchestra York $1,500
Roderice Gilliam-Wheeler Spartanburg $750
Roy (Ike) Carpenter Edgefield $1,000
Russell Bratcher Charleston $1,000
S. C. Bach Greenville $625
Sadie Nichols Dorchester $750
Sallie Bowers Charleston $500
Sandlapper Singers Richland $1,385
Sandra Roper Greenville $500
Scott Henderson Charleston $750
Sculpture in the South Dorchester $875
Seacoast Artists Guild Horry $1,000
Seth Gangwer Colleton $750
Shelia Thompson Charleston $750
Sherard Duvall Richland $750
Sigal Music Museum AKA Carolina Music Foundation Greenville $3,110
Singers of Summerville Dorchester $1,500
South Carolina Artisans Center Colleton $2,221
South Carolina Children’s Theatre Greenville $2,667
South Carolina Philharmonic. Inc. Richland $2,961
South Carolina State Museum Foundation Richland $1,000
South Carolina Theatre Association Greenville $823
South Carolina Watermedia Society Charleston $971
South Carolina Writers Association Richland $1500
Southern Guitar Festival and Competition Richland $625
Spartanburg Art Museum Spartanburg $3,675
Spartanburg Little Theatre Spartanburg $4,242
Speaking Down Barriers Spartanburg $3,554
Spoleto Festival USA Charleston $2,694
Stacey Bradley Charleston $750
Stan Gill Charleston $750
Steam Ed Publishing/A Backpack Journalist Charleston $500
Stephen Webb Charleston $750
Sue-Ham Community Development Center Williamsburg $500
Sumter Civic Dance Company Sumter $625
Sumter County Gallery of Art Sumter $2,450
Susan Gregory Charleston $750
Susan Lenz Richland $750
Sweet Adelines International-Heart of Columbia Lexington $625
Sylvia Hiers Orangeburg $750
Sze Man Cecilia HO Greenville $1,000
Tate Nation Charleston $500
Teena Wilder Sumter $250
Theatre of the Republic Horry $2,553
Theatre on the Move Inc. Greenville $500
Thomas Garrett Aiken $500
Thomas Meddaugh Charleston $500
Thomas Williams Charleston $1,000
Timothy Davis Greenville $750
Timothy Lowry Dorchester $1,000
Timothy Young Charleston $1,000
Tom Poland Richland $500
Tomas Jakubek Charleston $750
Toni Coffman Charleston $750
Trané N’Chel Charleston $750
Trustus, Inc. Richland $2,779
Union County Carnegie Library Union $625
USC – Koger Center for the Arts Richland $1,500
Varna International Music Academy Richland $1,500
Victoria Glover Lexington $750
Village Repertory Co Charleston $3,634
Warehouse Theatre Greenville $4,466
Watering Hole Poetry Organization, The Richland $625
William Miller Horry $750
Wits End Poetry Greenville $1,777
Workshop Theatre of SC Richland $2,605
Yasufumi Ishida Horry $750
Zachary Zaba Lexington $750
Zandrina Dunning Charleston $500
Zoe Naselaris Charleston $750
TOTAL ARTS EMERGENCY RELIEF GRANT AWARDS $507,736
Panelists
  • Ce Scott-Fitts
  • Dr. Sarah Lynn Hayes
  • Kathleen “Kathi” Bateson
  • Rusty Sox
  • Victoria Smalls
  • DéLana Dameron

Questions?

For additional information, please contact the Grants Team (grants@arts.sc.gov | 803.734.8695).