The funding priority of the quarterly project grants program is to provide support for educators to develop an appreciation for, understanding of, and support for the arts and arts education as a component of the basic curriculum in the lives of Greenville County students. This category supports arts enhancement activities, including but not limited to in-school and after-school activities and classes, performances, exhibitions and artist residencies.
Applicants must be a certified private or public school located in Greenville County.Within a school, individual departments can apply independently of one another and be considered separate applicants with a maximum of 2 applications per school per quarter. (Example: Main Street Elementary drama department can apply as can Main Street Elementary music department). No more than four grants may be awarded to a school within one fiscal/calendar year. It is the responsibility of the school principal to manage and coordinate the scheduling of all grant requests during the academic calendar. All grant requirements must be completed, including submission and approval of a Final Report, before applying for another project grant from MAC.
Funding Range + Match
Up to $2,000.00 and a 1:1 match per award. Applicants must have the ability to meet the 1:1 match requirement, with a maximum of $2,000 per award. No in-kind reporting will be included in the project budget calculation. A single project cannot be funded from two separate quarterly grants. Please refer to the current fiscal year application for more details regarding the budget and other grant requirements.
Applications must be postmarked or delivered to the MAC office by 5 PM of the deadline date. If the deadline occurs on a holiday or weekend, the next business day becomes the default deadline date. No late, faxed or emailed applications may be accepted.
1st Q: Thursday, February 15
May – July, 2018 (project’s initiation date range) 2nd Q: Tuesday, May 15 August – October, 2018(project’s initiation date range) 3rd Q: Wednesday, August 15 November, 2018 – January, 2019 (project’s initiation date range) 4th Q: Thursday, November 15
February – April, 2019 (project’s initiation date range)
You will need to mail or bring in an original application along with 9 stapled copies (10 total) – see Guidelines section of application.
Click on the buttons below, then click on the download icon to save an application to your computer. The application will be a PDF document. To have the application emailed to you, contact MAC.