The deadline to apply for small grants through the Arts Council of York County is March 1. Small Grants are available to individual artists, non-profit organizations and schools throughout York County. The Small Grants Program provides support for small or pilot arts activities, artist professional development, new and developing programs or organizations, andspecial projects of high artistic quality that cannot support themselves.
The Arts Council allocates between $4,000-$5,000 to small grant awards each quarter. Organizations and individual artists may request up to $1,000 per grant and may receive up to two grants in a calendar year. Applications for the April – June 2012 grant period are due March 1. Information and applications are available through the Arts Council at 803-328-2787, or on the web at www.yorkcountyarts.org.
This small grants program is funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission, the National Endowment for the Arts and the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation.