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.

FY22 Grant Notifications

Grant notifications are forthcoming. We hope to notify applicants in mid-June (at the earliest). We appreciate your understanding and patience. Notifications will be delivered by email to the address on file with your application. Please contact Kate Vandel if you have further questions.

Applicants should begin the process by visiting the SDAC’s Applicant Portal to review the Guide to Grants, eligibility requirements, granting criteria and the application procedure. Online at

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