Arts Project Support Grants
Apply through Monday, March 6, 2023
To support artists’ and organizations’ quality arts projects and events and/or their commitment to improving themselves and/or their work artistically
Artists, nonprofit organizations, and units of government
Up to $2,500 within a fiscal year
September 5, 2022 – May 31, 2023
1:2 for artists, 1:1 for organizations
About This Grant
Arts Project Support grants support an artist’s or organization’s quality arts project or program or their commitment to improving themselves and/or their work artistically. Among other things, the APS grant can be used to build and/or increase technical, online, or virtual capacity; for community arts development; and for career advancement and/or professional development for artists and arts administration staff.
Grant guidelines are subject to change.
How to Apply
Applications are accepted through our grants portal, which uses the Foundant platform.
New to Foundant? For frequently asked questions, registration instructions, and other helpful information, we highly recommend visiting the Grants Portal FAQ, before you begin working in the system.
PLEASE NOTE: You are urged to consider the Review Criteria (detailed in the “Review Process” section of these guidelines, under “After You Apply”) as you prepare your application materials. These criteria will be used to evaluate your application and determine the funding of your proposal.
After You Apply
We’re Here to Help!
If you are seeking advisement, please contact Deputy Director Ce Scott-Fitts (803.734.8203 | firstname.lastname@example.org) before submitting an application.
If you are seeking advisement, please contact Arts Industry Director La Ruchala Murphy (803.734.8762 | email@example.com) before submitting an application.
If you have submitted an application, and/or you have a current grant, please contact the Grants Team (803.734.8695 | firstname.lastname@example.org).
We also highly recommend a visit to our Grants Coaching webpage, for
- open coaching calls for artists,
- category-specific information for grant applicants,
- topic sessions, and
- opportunities for one-on-one assistance.
Missed a group call or session? Look for the video link to access a recording of that presentation.