Welcome to the South Dakota Arts Council (SDAC) online grants system.

All grant applications and support material must be submitted through this online grant system. We strongly encourage all applicants to read through the grant guidelines on our Applicant Portal website and to review this year's grant requirements, submission deadlines, and general policies.

Account Information

You must create an account or sign in to your existing account to apply for a grant.

Click the Login tab and enter your user name and password.

If you are a new user, you must create a new profile. New to the site? Click Here to create a new profile.

All official SDAC grant correspondence will be sent to the contact associated with the applicant's account. BE CERTAIN that the information and email address in your profile is accurate and kept up to date so you have access to your current and past grants on this system.

Legislative Districts: When applicants create a new profile, you will need to indicate both your State House and Senate Legislative districts. Applicants may go online to https://sdlegislature.gov/#/Legislators/Find and enter their mailing address to find their Legislative district. If you are a registered voter, you can also find this information by logging in to the South Dakota Secretary of State Voter Information Portal (V.I.P.) online at https://vip.sdsos.gov/VIPLogin.aspx.

Contact the South Dakota Arts Council: If you have questions, please do not hesitate to call the SDAC office (605-773-3301). Arts staff is on-hand to assist applicants during business hours, 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. Central, Monday through Friday. Staff email addresses are also available online at the Applicant Portal.