Member Benefits

South Carolina Afterschool Alliance (SCAA) convenes diverse organizations and individuals in support of out of school time programming in South Carolina. Join SCAA and have access to the following benefits:

Professional Development

We offer technical Assistance and training programs like: Program Administration, Program Implementation, Board Development, Grant Writing, Summer Learning, Managing Grants, Effective Use of Program Space, Interactions, Behavior Modification, STEM, Incorporating Enrichment Activities in my program, and Policy/Advocacy.

 

Funding Opportunities

SCAA is fortunate to have many partnering organizations that sometimes offer grant opportunities. Program must be a current member to be eligible. Join now to become eligible!

 

 

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The SC Arts Commission is providing Quarterly Project Support for a wide variety of quality arts projects and programs and/or for professional development opportunities to assist artistic and managerial staff.  Receive up to $1000 for nonprofit or unit of government entities to support arts based projects, programs or professional development.

 

 

Upcoming Deadlines & Grant Periods

August 15 for projects beginning after October 1 and ending before June 1

 

November 15 for projects beginning after January 1 and ending before June 1

 

February 15 for projects beginning after April 1 and ending before June 1

 

 

In addition, they are offering Teacher Standards Implementation (TSI) Grants

Receive up to $750 for Arts teachers at most public, private, or charter schools in South Carolina (except ABC Schools) are eligible. TSI grants help arts teachers acquire the supplies, materials, professional development, or other tools/expertise needed to meet South Carolina’s 2010 Visual and Performing Arts Academic Standards OR 2017 College and Career Ready Standards for Visual and Performing Arts Proficiency. For grant guidelines and details visit: http://www.southcarolinaarts.com/grants/aie/tsi2.shtml

 

Deadlines & Grant Periods

 

Applications must be submitted online at least six (6) weeks before the project begins or the supply is purchased.

 

All projects must be implemented between August 14, 2017 and June 1, 2018.

 

All projects must be completed by June 1, 2018.

 

 

On January 24, 2017, the SC Department of Education announced the 2017-2018 for 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant program is available online.  Applications are due April 3, 2017.

Networking Opportunities

Join SCAA to be connected with close to 1400 other programs across the state making an impact on our SC youth. Connect with us by signing up for our newsletter, liking us on Facebook, and following us on Twitter.

Access to Additional Resources

Many state and national organizations offer curriculum, templates, trainings, research to support out of school time programs.  Below are some resources: Education Oversight Committee, SCETV, Pitch Hit Run, SEDL: National Center for Quality Afterschool, Expanding Minds.

Job Postings

As a Network Member, you may send SCAA job posting for us to display here.  Please send information to Kimberly Carmichael at kcarmichael@scafterschool.com.

 

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