For Community Partners

Term Arts Education Projects Grant

The purpose of this South Carolina Arts Commission (SCAC) grant is to support arts education programs for K-12 students during the school term, through traditional and non- traditional providers.

Application Deadline

03/29/2022

Funding

Up to $30,000 ($15,000 per term 2022-2023 and 2023-2024, excludes summer)

Eligibility

Most S.C. nonprofit organizations (arts & non-arts), colleges and universities, and units of government

General Operating Support (GOS)

The purpose of this South Carolina Arts Commission (SCAC) grant is to help strengthen arts organizations that bring ongoing arts experiences and services to individuals, communities, and other organizations throughout the state.

Application Deadline

12/13/2021
– Current grantees may apply starting July 1, 2021.
– New applicants may apply starting November 1, 2021.

Funding

No pre-set range

Eligibility

SC nonprofit arts organizations and units of government, who either have a primary mission focused on the arts or serve as the primary arts provider in their community

Operating Support for Small Organizations (OSS)

The purpose of this South Carolina Arts Commission (SCAC) grant is to help strengthen small organizations’ ability to bring ongoing arts experiences and services to individuals, communities, and other organizations throughout the state.

Application Deadline

12/13/2021
– Current grantees may apply starting July 1, 2021.
– New applicants may apply starting November 1, 2021.

Funding

Up to $2,500 per year

Eligibility

SC nonprofit organizations & units of government with a total arts expense budget of $75,000 or less and at least one completed fiscal year of programming

Summer Arts Education Projects Grant

The purpose of this South Carolina Arts Commission (SCAC) grant is to support arts education programs for K-12 students between school years, through both traditional and non-traditional providers.

Application Deadline

01/04/2022

Funding

Up to $50,000 ($25,000 per summer - 2022 and 2023)

Eligibility

Most S.C. nonprofit organizations (arts & non-arts), colleges and universities, and units of government.

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, 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.

SCETV KnowItAll

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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 Project 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.

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Programs & Offerings

ABC App

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 Project.
  • 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.