South Carolina's only leadership development program for the entire creative sector.

Launched in 2017, CreativeSC aims to provide quality and unique leadership development opportunities to all creative professionals, from every field.

Check out our list of upcoming events and see what all the fuss is about!

Become a Lead Advocate member of the SCAA and receive discounts, free admission, or other perks!

Meet  |  Mingle  |  Connect

Grab those business cards and meet us at the local watering hole! Networking events are held across the state a few times every year for creative professionals to mingle and share ideas.

Open to the Public.


TogetherSC Annual Nonprofit Summit
"Birds of a Feather" Gathering - Arts & Culture

March 5 - 7
Exact Date / Time TBD

Open to attendees of TogetherSC's conference. Come mingle with fellow arts and culture attendees at the annual event before dinner and share ideas that have inspired you during the conference. Cash bar.

Visit Summit website here.

Conversations  |  New Trends  |  Industry Needs

Join us for one of our learning opportunities held across the state and pick up information on new trends, industry standards, or have a conversation with colleagues.

SCAA Members receive discounts or free admission.

QuickBooks Made Easy

Thursday, January 18  |  9am - 4pm
College of Charleston - North Campus
North Charleston, SC

The South Carolina Arts Alliance, in cooperation with the Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation and the South Carolina Arts Commission, is announcing a workshop for arts nonprofits on the subject of QuickBooks, the most commonly used financial accounting software for nonprofits. This 2-session workshop is perfect for finance staff of all experience levels with a morning session for casual users and a sequential afternoon lesson that dives deeper into advanced skills. Click below for more details and to register.

One Session: $40/person
Both Sessions: $60/person
*Registration includes complimentary "Lead Advocate" membership to the SCAA


Donor Software  |  Charityproud Lunch & Learn for Nonprofits

Join us for a demonstration of CRM best practices and learn about the Charleston-based donor management software that is leading the way in user-friendly tools for nonprofits of any size! The affordable, cloud-based system can make running reports and mailings, planning events and volunteer opportunities, tracking grants, accepting donations and taking a 360° view of your donors easy and efficient. Lunch is provided!

Tuesday, January 30

The Warehouse Theatre
37 Augusta Street
Greenville, SC 29601

Cost: Free



TogetherSC Board Leadership Seminars

Nonprofit organizations need strong boards to flourish. Our friends at TogetherSC, the state's nonprofit alliance, have developed some great seminars for Board Members and Executive Directors to attend around the state. We highly recommend you grab a board members and attend!

"Lead Advocates" get $10 off per person with a special code (emailed to Lead Advocates) for the Spring 2018 Seminars held in March, April, and May in the Sea Island area, Lowcountry, and Upstate. General registration is open to everyone - TogetherSC members can receive additional discounts.


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Institutes  |  Trainings  |  Experiences


Built to foster and cultivate the talents of a select group of emerging leaders in the creative fields across South Carolina, the "Creative Class" is the premiere leadership program for the creative professional in the state. Through a partnership with multiple state universities and statewide organizations, this 10-month program services all creative professionals - from the artists, to the entrpreneurer, to the designer, to the educator, and the arts administrator.

A maximum of ten participants are admitted each year. Selection is based on a variety of factors, not all who apply will be accepted.

Only SCAA Lead Advocate Members are eligible to apply.