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Oct. 2019  

  Applications open for SD Arts Council funding opportunities

South Dakota schools are among groups invited to seek grant support from the South Dakota Arts Council to assist in funding arts projects and programs throughout the state. Learn more about these opportunities below.

  • Educator Grants: Projects, professional development, curriculum, supplies, or program development. Up to $1,000 non-matching. Apply 45 days before start date (application form available via grant link). Funds go directly to educator.
  • Excursion Grants: Transportation for SDAC-sponsored events. Half of costs, up to $500, matching grant. Apply at least 15 days before event (application form available via grant link).
  • Professional Development Grants: Provides up to $500 to school to match funds provided for PD. Apply at least 30 days before proposed activity (application form available via grant link).
  • Touring Arts: Fees negotiable. Artists must come from roster provided by SDAC. Single performance or presentation or one- to two-day workshop. No deadline, no application. Contact artist directly to check grant availability.
Questions? Contact Rebecca Cruse at 605-773-3301 or rebecca.cruse@state.sd.us.

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