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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.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be a public or certified private school located in Greenville County with no outstanding previous MAC project grants. A single project cannot be funded from two separate quarterly grants. Each school is may submit one application per quarter and can receive a maximum of 2 grants within one fiscal (calendar year). A grant must be closed with an approved final report before submitting subsequent grant applications. It is the responsibility of the school principal to manage and coordinate the scheduling of grant requests and final reporting during the academic calendar.

*MAC does not fund projects that are in a conceptual phase. Project submission must be thoroughly planned and budgeted. Performance dates, times, and venues must be confirmed.

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.

2024 Deadlines

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, 2024 (project’s initiation date range)
    • 2nd Q: Wednesday, May 15
      August – October, 2024 (project’s initiation date range)
    • 3rd Q: Thursday, August 15
      November, 2024 – January, 2025 (project’s initiation date range)
    • 4th Q: Friday, November 15
      February – April, 2025 (project’s initiation date range)

You will need to mail or bring in an original application along with 9 stapled copies (10 total) – see the Guidelines section of the application.