Practicing individual artists who are South Carolina residents may apply for up to $500 of emergency relief funding from the South Carolina Arts Commission March 8 through March 26.
These emergency grants support artists who have lost income related to their artistic practice because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
In order to be eligible for these no-match grants, applicants must be:
- a practicing artist in dance, music, opera, musical theatre, theatre, visual arts, design arts, crafts, photography, media arts, literature, and/or folk & traditional arts;
- a legal resident of the U.S. and South Carolina with a permanent residence in the state for at least one year prior to the application date and throughout the grant period; and
- 18 years of age or older at the time of application.
Applicants may not be degree-seeking, full-time students during the grant period.