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 (APS) Grants
At least six weeks before the project begins
Up to $1000
1:2 for artists, 1:1 for organizations
Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Initiative (APR) Grants
Note: This deadline is the Intent to Apply Notification deadline. The full application process must be completed by 04/01/2020.
$2,000 to the Mentor Artist and $500 to the Apprentice
Artists’ Ventures Initiative (AVI) Grants
Two-part application process:
1. Letter of Intent to Apply (open to all eligible artists) due 1/15/2020
2. Full Application (by invitation only) due 3/16/2020
Up to $3,500 for a one-time project/single purchase; up to $5,000 for an ongoing business venture
Individual Artist Fellowships (FEL)
The application deadline has passed for FY21 Fellowships. Application materials will be available in mid-2020 for the FY22 Fellowships in Visual Arts, Craft, Media: Production, and Media: Screenwriting.