SDAC Funding Opportunities

South Dakota artists, arts organizations and other nonprofit groups in South Dakota are invited to seek grant support from the South Dakota Arts Council to assist in funding arts projects and programs throughout the state.

Grant applications (for FY2022) open in December 2020. The application deadline is March 1, 2021. For a more information on the grants available, use the links below. The Applicant Portal includes several resources to assist applicants and will go live in November 2020.

Upcoming grant funds will to assist in funding arts projects and programs in fiscal year 2022 (July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022).

Please read the guidelines for the grant and within the guidelines you will be given a website address for the e-grant system.


PIERRE, SD –The South Dakota Arts Council will provide grant and special initiative support to 200 South Dakota artists, arts organizations, schools, projects and programs totaling $1.35 million in fiscal year 2019, South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today.
Read full press release here | Listing of Grants by City