Free webinar for SC artists: how to apply for Artists’ Ventures Initiative grant

Letters of Intent due Jan. 4, 2016

Barbara StreeterAre you a professional-caliber artist or an artist collaborative with an arts-based business idea? Or, have you launched an arts-based business that needs a bit more lift?

The S.C. Artists’ Ventures Initiative (AVI), a broad-reaching project at the South Carolina Arts Commission, may be just right for you. AVI grantees may be awarded up to $3,500 for a one-time project/single purchase in support of an arts-based business. An ongoing arts-based business venture may be awarded up to $5,000.

Join us for a free webinar to learn more about the grant and the first step in the process, the all-important Letter of Intent.

(The deadline for AVI Letters of Intent has been extended to Jan. 4, 2016. You do not have to participate in the webinar in order to submit a Letter of Intent.)

Topics to be covered:

  • Learn about the S.C. Artists’ Ventures Initiative
  • Walk through the process of completing the Letter of Intent
  • Hear from recent AVI grantee Barbara Streeter of Conway Glass (pictured above), who will share her experience with the grants process
When: December 16, 2015
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Online — you will receive log-in information two days before the webinar. You will need access to the Internet and a telephone to see and hear the presentation.
RSVP: This webinar is free, but you must register online in order to attend and to receive webinar log-in information.


Questions? Email Joy Young,