When the Trees Sing – Performance and Talk Back

The Papa Tank Theatre for Inclusion will present two performances of the original play When The Tree Sings on June 8 – 9, 2024. The play is inspired by the poetry of Mattie Stepanek. SC Humanities supported this program with an Accessibility and Inclusion Grant. Papa Tank Theatre for Inclusion works with youth ages 5-21 … Read more

SC Humanities Announces New Themed Grant Opportunity

South Carolina Humanities has launched a new statewide Request for Proposals (RFP) titled “Innovation and the Humanities: Shining a Cultural Light on Technology and Change.” Applications could address this theme from a variety of angles, from social innovation to technological innovation. SC Humanities has periodically issued themed Requests for Proposals over the years, including “Religion … Read more

SC Humanities Launches New “Accessibility and Inclusion Grants”

SC Humanities is pleased to announce the launch of a new category of grant available to nonprofit organizations and public institutions in South Carolina. The Accessibility and Inclusion Grant is intended to support making public humanities programs and collections more accessible to diverse public audiences. The Accessibility and Inclusion Grant applications will be accepted on … Read more

Major, Mini, and Planning Grant Award Amounts Will be Raised Starting July 1

SC Humanities is pleased to announce that the maximum award amount for Major, Mini and Planning Grants will be raised, effective July 1, 2023. The maximum amount for Major Grants will be $15,000, and the maximum amount for Mini and Planning Grants will be $5,000. Previously, the maximum award amount was $10,000 for Major Grants and … Read more

Mini Grant Award Amount Raised to $2,500

SC Humanities is pleased to announce that the maximum award for Mini and Planning Grants will be raised to $2,500, effective November 1, 2022. Previously, the maximum award was $2,000. SC Humanities Board of Directors voted to raise the amount of the award at a meeting on September 23, 2022 in Aiken. Mini Grants are awarded … Read more

Resilience and Revolution Speaker Application

To host a speaker in conjunction with your “Resilience and Revolution” display, please complete the application below. Application Instructions First Step:  Determine the dates when your community will host the exhibit by working with: Timia D. Thompson (she/her), Traveling Exhibits Program Coordinator, South Carolina State Museum Email: tep@scmuseum.org; phone 803.898.4990; mobile 803.629.4379  www.scmuseum.org/explore/exhibits/tep Second Step: … Read more

SC Humanities Announces New Themed Grant Opportunity

In honor of its upcoming 50th Anniversary (2022 – 2023), South Carolina Humanities has launched a new statewide Request for Proposals (RFP) titled “SCH@50: Remembering the Past, Reimagining the Future.” Applications could address this theme from a variety of angles, including by exploring aspects of South Carolina’s history, considering how the state has changed over … Read more

Major Grant Award Amount Raised to $10,000

SC Humanities is pleased to announce that the maximum award for Major Grants will be raised to $10,000, effective starting with the August 12, 2020 deadline. Previously, the maximum award was $8,000. The SC Humanities Board of Directors voted to raise the amount of the award in June 2020. Major Grants are for public humanities programs … Read more

SC Humanities Announces New Themed Request for Proposals on Food

In an effort to examine and celebrate the ways food helps to define South Carolina’s culture and history, SC Humanities has launched a new statewide Request for Proposals (RFP) titled “South Carolina: Food for Thought” SC Humanities seeks proposals from interested nonprofit organizations or institutions designed to highlight South Carolina food culture and engage audiences … Read more