South Carolina Humanities announces Bridge Grants

Additional relief for organizations

First application deadline: Monday, May 4, 2020

South Carolina Humanities announced funding to humanities organizations facing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19.

This federal funding is made available via the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the $2.2 trillion CARES Act economic stabilization plan appropriated by the U.S. Congress and signed into law on March 27, 2020 by President Trump.

Bridge Emergency Relief Grants are for general operating expenses or humanities programming. Priority will be given to requests for general operating expenses.


  • Monday, May 4, 2020 by 5 p.m.
  • Monday, May 18, 2020 by 5 p.m.
  • Additional deadlines may be added depending on availability of funds.

Please click here to read guidelines and other information and apply.

Ed. note: These grants are NOT to be confused with the South Carolina Arts Commission Arts Emergency Relief grants announced the same day.