South Carolina Arts Commission

South Carolina Arts Commission

Community Arts Grants

These grants strengthen arts organizations in S.C. communities with support for operations and presenting live arts performances.

Arts Project Support Grants
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Application Deadline
Rolling

At least six weeks before the project begins

This category will reopen July 1, 2021, for projects taking place September 2021-May 2022.

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Funding
Up to $1000

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Matching Requirement
1:2 for artists, 1:1 for organizations

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Operating Support for Small Organizations Grants
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Application Deadline
08/16/2021

Details about FY23 funding are scheduled for release by July 1, 2021.
– Application period for current grantees: July 1-August 16, 2021
– Application period for new applicants: November 1-December 13, 2021

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Funding
Up to $2500 per year

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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General Operating Support Grants
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Application Deadline
08/16/2021

Details about FY23 funding are scheduled for release by July 1, 2021.
– Application period for current grantees: July 1-August 16, 2021
– Application period for new applicants: November 1-December 13, 2021

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Funding
No pre-set range

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Matching Requirement
3:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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Accessibility Grants
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Application Deadline
Rolling

At least six weeks before the project begins

This category will reopen in mid-July 2021, for projects taking place September 2021-May 2022.

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Funding
Up to $2,500

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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Folklife & Traditional Arts Grants
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Application Deadline
03/15/2021

The application deadline for FY22 funding has passed. Information about FY23 funding is scheduled for release in late 2021/early 2022.

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Funding
Up to $6,000

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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Subgranting Grants
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Application Deadline
05/01/2022

Tentative deadline for FY23 funding; details scheduled for release in Spring 2022.

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Funding
Up to $10,000

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (applicant:SCAC)

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