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, for projects starting on or after September 15, 2021
– (Note: For projects beginning September 1-14, 2021, the application deadline is August 15, 2021.)

Application Period: July 1, 2021-April 15, 2022.

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Funding
Up to $2,500 within a fiscal year

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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 projects starting on or after October 1, 2021
– (Note: For projects beginning September 15-30, 2021, the application deadline is September 1, 2021.)

Application Period: August 13, 2021-April 15, 2022.

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Funding
Up to $2,500

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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Operating Support for Small Organizations (OSS) Grants
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Application Deadline
12/13/2021

– Current grantees may apply starting July 1, 2021.
– New applicants may apply starting November 1, 2021.

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Funding
Up to $2,500 per year

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Matching Requirement
1:1 (grantee:SCAC)

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General Operating Support (GOS) Grants
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Application Deadline
12/13/2021

– Current grantees may apply starting July 1, 2021.
– New applicants may apply starting November 1, 2021.

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Funding
No pre-set range

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Matching Requirement
3:1 (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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