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 from Monday, August 15, 2022 to 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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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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