About the South Carolina Arts Alliance
The South Carolina Arts Alliance (SCAA) is a private, non-profit statewide assembly of arts organizations, educators, administrators, business and private individuals, that serves its constituency by providing advocacy, resources and technical services. We are South Carolina’s leading arts policy advocacy organization.
The South Carolina Arts Alliance serves the arts through advocacy, technical assistance, and leadership development in South Carolina.
We envision the South Carolina Arts Alliance as the state’s primary private sector coalition that informs policy development, advocates successfully for increased funding for the arts and arts education, provides technical assistance and resources to local and statewide arts organizations, and develops leadership capacity to advance the arts.
- Influence public policy affecting the arts
- Advance funding for the arts
- Create public awareness of the arts & arts education
- Build the capacity of the South Carolina Arts Alliance
- Set the standard for advocacy and service at the state and national level
Formed in 1979, as the South Carolina Alliance of Community Arts, it was originally conceived as a vehicle for networking among local arts council administrators. The group was intended to work in partnership with the state arts agency in its efforts to assist and support local arts organizations and to promote and develop cultural activities in South Carolina. More…