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

The application period for FY22 funding has passed. Details about FY23 funding are scheduled for release in Summer 2022.

Funding

Up to $2,500 within a fiscal year

Matching Requirement

1:2 for artists, 1:1 for organizations

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Emerging Artist Grants

Application Deadline

10/15/2021

The application deadline for FY22 funding has passed.

Funding

Up to $1,500

Matching Requirement

None

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Individual Artist Fellowships

Application Deadline

11/15/2021

The application deadline for the FY23 fellowships has passed.

Funding

$8,500

Matching Requirement

None

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Artists’ Ventures Initiative (AVI) Grants

Application Deadline

03/15/2022

The application deadline for FY23 funding has passed.

Funding

Up to $3,500 for a one-time project/single purchase; up to $5,000 for an ongoing business venture

Matching Requirement

1:2 (grantee:SCAC)

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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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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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