Always refer to the SC Arts Commission's grants webpage,http://www.southcarolinaarts.com/grants/index.shtml, for specific guidelines for each program before applying.


Please refer to our Folklife and Traditional Arts guidelines before submitting.

https://www.southcarolinaarts.com/grant/flk/


Review Criteria

ARTISTRY REVIEW CRITERIA – 50%

  • The artists involved are traditional artists, according to the criteria listed above.
  • The artists’ work is of high quality, as demonstrated by support materials, in keeping with their community’s aesthetic and cultural standards.
  • There is evidence that the artists involved are recognized as capable practitioners of their art forms within the identified community (ies) or group (s).
IMPACT REVIEW CRITERIA – 30%
  • The project has the potential to raise the visibility of and appreciation for the art form within the identified community and/or build bridges between the identified community and other groups by raising awareness about the art form.
  • The applicant demonstrates a commitment to folklife and traditional arts documentation and/or programming through consistent past programming or plans for future projects.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT REVIEW CRITERIA – 20%
  • The application presents a project that is manageable and achievable within the scope of the activities of the applicant organization.
  • The project involves personnel with knowledge of folklife documentation and/or traditional arts programming methods


Please refer to our Roster of Approved Artists  webpage before submitting.
http://www.southcarolinaarts.com/roster/index.shtml




SC Arts Commission