The arts profoundly impact all South Dakotans! There’s an arts advocate in everyone who understands the importance of cultural connections and power of creativity in transforming our society. The first thing to know about advocating for the arts is that the place to start is right in your own neighborhood. We hope this interactive map will provide timely and significant information related to the arts in your county and across South Dakota.
In Fiscal Year 2019 the South Dakota Arts Council awarded nearly $1.3 million in grant support to arts organizations, schools, artists and other nonprofit organizations to support arts projects and programs throughout the state, resulting in $27.64 million in local spending. 448 grants reached 106 communities and 91% of South Dakota counties.
Be an arts advocate in your community!