In addition to the grants program, SC Humanities sponsors a variety of projects, from large initiatives like the South Carolina Encyclopedia to long-running programs such as Let’s Talk About It Reading and Discussion Program and Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud. Each of our projects fulfills our vision of inspiring, engaging, and enriching South Carolinians. The … Read more


Grants The grants program has always been the foundation of our public support of the humanities. We have funded a variety of projects, from major documentaries broadcast on national public television to small-scale genealogies and oral histories at the local level. South Carolina Humanities awarded its first grant in the spring of 1973 and recently … Read more


“The audience was so enthralled they were glued to the chairs for two and a half hours, not wanting a break. This is the finest tribute an audience can give,” says Jean Anne Cooper, Chairman of the Heritage Lectures at the Blue Ridge Arts Council in Seneca, regarding Will Goins’ program “Native Americans: Dancers, Singers, … Read more