South Carolina Arts Commission

Artist Development Grants

These grants provide valuable funding to empower South Carolina artists as they develop their careers and/or arts-based entrepreneurial pursuits.

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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Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Initiative Grants

Application Deadline

04/15/2022

The application deadline for FY23 funding has passed.

Funding

$2,000 to the Mentor Artist and $500 to the Apprentice

Matching Requirement

None

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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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