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
1:2 for artists, 1:1 for organizations
These 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 supporting art projects in public spaces, community arts development, or professional development for artists and arts administration staff.
Grant guidelines are subject to change until the application opens.
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.
If you are seeking advisement, please contact Artist Development Director Tanisha N. Brown (803.734.8043 | 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
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