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General Operating Support for Organizations Grant (GOS)

Grants to Support Arts Organizations in South Carolina

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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South Carolina Arts Commission

Deadline Date:

02/15/12 5:00 PM


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Grants for general operating support are available for non-profit organizations in South Carolina whose primary mission is focused on the arts. The goal of the funding is to provide the means for art-focused organizations to operate and continue to provide ongoing art experiences. Both established and emerging art organizations are eligible to apply.

The purpose of General Operating Support is to strengthen arts organizations that bring ongoing arts experiences and services to individuals, communities, and other organizations throughout the state by providing consistent, unrestricted support for basic operations. The grants provides twelve-month Operating Support for SC arts organizations with primary missions involving these artistic functions: producing, service, presenting, and/or education.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 126987


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must be a S.C. organization with its primary mission focused on the arts (or an organization that serves as the primary arts provider in its community).

Applications will only be accepted from Group 3 organizations and new applicant organizations. To view a list of Group 3 organizations, refer to the following link:

Pre-Application Information:

A minimum of 3:1 (grantee:SCAC) cash match is required. Each dollar awarded must be matched with $3 cash. No in-kind expenses are allowed as part of applicant’s match in this category.
Organizations requesting General Operating Support must have completed one fiscal year of programming in order to be eligible to apply.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

The South Carolina Arts Commission
PHONE: 803-734-8696
FAX: 803-734-8526

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Geographic Focus:

USA: South Carolina