Grants are available annually to nonprofit organizations serving Berkeley, Charleston, and/or Dorchester counties, as well as organizations focused on the arts in Georgetown County. Applications for general operating support are allowed and encouraged.

Average award: up to $10,000
Deadline: 5 p.m. June 1 or the next business day if the date falls on a weekend.

Criteria for eligibility

  • Nonprofits serving Berkeley, Charleston and/or Dorchester counties as well as Georgetown County arts nonprofits are eligible to apply.

Application process and schedule

  • Interested applicants will apply through the Northern Lowcountry Regional Cycle Application on our online portal. A committee comprised of community members will consider applications and make recommendations. Select groups may receive a site visit and/or follow questions, with final decisions announced in October.