Free Grants Writing Workshop in Allendale


South Carolina Humanities, in partnership with USC Salkehatchie, the South Carolina State Library, and the South Carolina Arts Commission, is hosting a FREE grants writing workshop and invites staff and volunteers of South Carolina cultural organizations and nonprofit agencies to attend. Admission to the workshop is free, but pre-registration is REQUIRED. This workshop is especially targeted to the six-county Promise Zone region (Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Colleton, Hampton, and Jasper).

The workshop will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. at the Conference Room in the Education Building of USC Salkehatchie’s West Campus in Allendale (address: USC Building #849, 266 Spruce Street, Allendale, SC).

Staff, officers, and Board members of SC Humanities, South Carolina State Library, and the South Carolina Arts Commission will lead participants in a general grants writing overview, will highlight funding opportunities for cultural projects and other cultural resources, and can offer feedback on project ideas and application drafts, time permitting. This workshop offers a unique learning opportunity for cultural organizations of all sizes and provides the opportunity for partnership building between local organizations with similar missions.

REGISTRATION for the Grants Writing Workshop for Community Cultural Projects is REQUIRED. Please REGISTER HERE.

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. – Welcome and Introductions
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – Overview of General Grants Writing Techniques
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Overview of Resources and Grants for Community Cultural Projects

South Carolina Arts Commission – Susan DuPlessis, Program Director
South Carolina State Library – Dawn Mullin; Reference Librarian
SC Humanities – T.J. Wallace, Assistant Director

12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. – Questions, Networking, and Partnership Building
12:45 p.m. – Adjourn

For more information, please contact T.J. Wallace at 803-771-2477 or

Special thanks to USC Salkehatchie for hosting the workshop!