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

NOTE: The FY21 application period will close March 1, 2021.

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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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Accessibility Grants
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Application Deadline
Rolling

At least six weeks before the project begins (for FY21 grants, no later than April 20, 2021)

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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

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Funding
Up to $6,000

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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Operating Support for Small Organizations Grants
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Application Deadline
08/15/2021

Tentative deadline for FY23 funding; no new applications accepted for FY22.

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Funding
Up to $2500 per year

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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Statewide Operating Support (SWO) Grants
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Application Deadline
02/03/2020

The application deadline for FY21 SWO funding has passed. Application materials for FY22 are scheduled for release in Fall 2020.

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Funding
No pre-set range

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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General Operating Support Grants
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Application Deadline
08/15/2021

Tentative deadline for FY23 funding; no new applications accepted for FY22.

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Funding
No pre-set range

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Matching Requirement
3:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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Subgranting (SUB) Grants
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Application Deadline
05/01/2020

The application deadline for FY21 funding has passed. Application materials for FY22 are tentatively scheduled for release in early 2021.

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Funding
Up to $10,000

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (applicant:SCAC)

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Presenting and Performing Arts Initiative (PPA) Grants
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Application Deadline
Rolling

This program has been suspended for FY2021 (July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021).

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Funding
Up to $2,000

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (applicant:SCAC)

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