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

The GOSmart system provides constituents with a user-friendly portal for requesting grant funds from the South Dakota Arts Council. Navigate through the item by using the Table of Contents OR by using the Previous and Next buttons at the bottom of the page. As you work through the application, Click Save Work at the bottom of EVERY page before clicking Previous, Next, or the title of a different page in the Table of Contents.You can save your information at any time and you can resume completing the application later.

For more information on grant funding available through the SDAC, please visit http://www.artscouncil.sd.gov/grants/programfund.aspx

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call the SDAC office (605-773-5925). Arts staff is on-hand to assist applicants during business hours, 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. Central, Monday through Friday. 

If you need further assistance, please use the GO Smart New Applicant Guide to help you through the application process http://www.artscouncil.sd.gov/grants/New_Applicant_Guide_SDAC_Grants.pdf

If you are a returning applicant, please take a moment to review and revise your profile. Select "Edit Profile" after logging into the system. 



New to the system?

Please start by creating a new profile for yourself or your organization. Click the link below to get started. Once you create your new profile please write down your "User Name" and "Password" in a secure place for future use. Next time you visit this site select "Login" to enter the system.

When registering, please remember that South Dakota is an At-Large Congressional District. Please enter "00" when asked for your Congressional District on the "New Profile" form. If you need to locate your State House and Senate districts, please use the following link: http://www.sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/Who_Are_My_Legislators/default.aspx?

If you need further assistance, please use the GO Smart New Applicant Guide to help you through the application process http://www.artscouncil.sd.gov/grants/New_Applicant_Guide_SDAC_Grants.pdf