For School Administrators


School Arts Support

The South Carolina Arts Commission offers the School Arts Support Grant to help schools acquire the supplies, materials/equipment, or professional development needed to address learning loss gaps in the arts; promote innovation in the arts classroom; and/or support arts integration initiatives to remediate core subject areas.

Application Deadline

Apply by first Monday of each month
Application Period: Through Monday, March 4, 2024


Up to $2,500 per grant request. Individual schools are eligible to receive up to two (2) grants ($5,000 total) per fiscal year.


Most public, private, and charter schools in SC

ABC Advancement Grant

The purpose of this South Carolina Arts Commission (SCAC) grant is to support ABC Certified Schools in their commitment to implementing standards-based arts curricula and to making the arts an integral part of the basic curriculum and daily classroom instruction.

68 ABC Advancement Grants were awarded for FY 24. 


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Professional Learning

One Stop Workshop

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The One Stop Workshop is a free, conference app for SC teachers. A collaborative effort with Palmetto State Arts Education (PSAE), this virtual platform offers a “one-stop” source for professional learning on arts in education, offering content for both educators interested in arts integration as well as discipline-specific arts specialists.

Instruction Hub

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The SC Department of Education (SCDE) offers the Instruction Hub/Safari Montage, a Learning Object Repository (LOR) platform to provide more resources for lesson planning, student learning, exemplary teaching strategies, and professional opportunities across our state.

*Click on your district and log in with your email credentials to access the Instruction Hub/Safari Montage.


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KnowItAll features a wide assortment of over 9,000 media assets and lesson plans, created by South Carolina ETV with a variety of partners for Pre-K to 12. The content has been optimized for tablets and mobile devices for one-to-one learning.

Call for Arts and Arts Integration Content!

As part of the Arts Grow SC plan, ABC Institute has been asked to collect content for teaching and learning resources in arts and arts integration education for multiple media platforms. Teachers are eligible to receive a stipend for creating new arts or arts integration virtual content that can uploaded to one or more of the platforms listed above.


Programs & Offerings


The ABC App is a collaborative networking tool that connects you with individuals, organizations, and events in the arts across the state of South Carolina and beyond. Through the ABC App, you have the opportunity to:

  • See continuous updates from the ABC Institute.
  • Connect & Collaborate with others in the ABC network.
  • Find out about upcoming events.
  • Share your events with others.
  • Discover available resources.
  • Join a Group based on your interests.

South Carolina Arts Directory

The SC Arts Directory is an extensive directory of artists, arts organizations, and teaching artists across many disciplines who work throughout South Carolina. It serves as a connector for artists, organizations, schools, and communities and allows users to find who they are looking for in multiple ways: search, artistic discipline, geographic availability, or Certified Teaching Artists. 

Other Resources

Grants Coaching

Do you have questions about the South Carolina Arts Commission grants process? Could you use some pointers for managing a grant you already have? The SCAC offers group and one-on-one coaching to answer all things grant related.