To recognize and reward the artistic achievements of South Carolina's exceptional individual artists
Most practicing individual artists residing in S.C.
These fellowships recognize and reward the artistic achievements of South Carolina’s exceptional individual artists. Fellowship awards are made through a highly competitive process and are based on artistic merit, achievements, and commitment to discipline. The fellowship awards bring recognition that may open doors to other resources and employment opportunities.
Grant guidelines are subject to change until the application opens.
For your burning questions about this year’s Individual Artist Fellowships, please register for our FY25 Fellowships Applicant Coaching Call, scheduled for Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 3 p.m.
This coaching call covers best practices for completing your application for this program. Open to artists in Poetry; Spoken word/Slam poetry; Choreography & Directing (film, theatre, opera); Performance: dance, music, or acting (film or theatre); and Folklife and Traditional Arts (quilting, embroidery, sewing, beading, weaving, pottery, basketmaking, woodcarving, folk music, dance, or oral literature).
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.
You may apply for more than one fellowship in the same year, but you must complete all application steps for each category and submit one application at a time.
We also highly recommend a visit to our Grants Coaching webpage, for
Missed a group call or session? Look for the video link to access a recording of that presentation.