Community Grant Application

Community Grant Applications not due until October 1st. Application process is online this year.

Community Grants


 The Music Club of Greenville is pleased to provide grants, primarily to schools in Greenville, Pickens and Spartanburg Counties that will enhance their music education programs. Applications are accepted prior to October 1.   

 Thank you to our grant partners:

  • Elks Lodge #858 has partnered with us since 2013 providing assistance for music education in local schools.  
  • The Graham Foundation has assisted in major grants, including providing funding for new and used instruments for our Greenville County School District system.  
  • The Instrument Program, has also been made possible, in part, by BMW Manufacturing Company, LLC in partnership with the Metropolitan Arts Council.


  • Fine Arts Center of Greenville County Schools – 2 tympani


  • ARMES program for elementary and middle school string students – Fiddle Fest
  • Generations Group Home - Provided funds for residents to participate in a jazz program in cooperation with the Peace Center
  • Lakeview Middle School - purchase and repair of instruments


  • Greenville Concert Band and Hughes Middle School – Purchased chimes to be shared
  • Greenville High School - purchase of instruments
  • Northwest Middle School - purchase of instruments
  • Woodmont High School - purchase of instruments
  • “New Life for Formerly Used Instruments” - Club program to benefit school music programs


  • Greenville County School District - Used Band Instrument Project
  • Fine Arts Center of Greenville County Schools - ARMES Strings Chamber Music, Sound Recording System for Strings Chamber Music Classes, Video Recording System for Voice Classes
  • Generations Group Home - Keyboard
  • The Greenville Chorale - to partially fund the commission of an original work for chorus and orchestra by Robert J. Powell
  • Greenville Concert Band - “Arts For A Lifetime Program”
  • International Ballet - to provide reduced price tickets for ballet performance
  • Woodmont Middle School - Bass Clarinet and Percussion Instruments


  • Dorman High School – Sight Singing Books for both campuses
  • Greenville High School Band - Marimba
  • Greenville Middle School Band – Global Music Course – African Drumming
  • Greenville Symphony Orchestra – Comprehensive Arts in Education Initiative
  • Hughes Middle School Band - Tuba
  • Lakeview Middle School – World Music Drumming/Latin/African
  • Riverside Middle School – Repertoire/Recorders
  • Sevier Middle School Chorus – New Music/Folders
  • SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities – Humidity control system for pianos
  • Ralph Chandler Middle School – received two used instruments from outside source, in response to application


Music Club of Greenville:

  • Slater-Marietta Elementary School - $732 Gameplan curriculum books for 5K and 1st grades
  • Sue Cleveland Elementary - $500 African world drums and rhythm instruments
  • Monarch Elementary - $900 purchase of Orff instrument ensemble
  • Bryson Elementary - $450 purchase of 5 dulcimers
  • Sterling/Charles Townes - $600 purchase of 1 cello
  • Hillcrest High School Orchestra -  $700 purchase of violin, instrument repairs, music

Partner: RNDC Wines/Music Club of Greenville:

  • Easley High School, Choral - $500 choir robes

Partner: Elks Club/Music Club of Greenville:Crestview Elementary - $1000 purchase of 2 glockenspiel and a xylophone  

  • Hollis Academy - $1000 purchase of 2 xylophones and a glockenspiel  
  • League Academy (Orchestra) - $1000 purchase of 2 violins and a viola

Partner: Graham Foundation/Music Club of Greenville

  • Lakeview Middle School - $8000 2 Alto Sax, ¾ Tuba, Gong, 4 Drumheads, 2 Cymbal Stands, 4 Snare Stand, 2 Clarinets, Marimba

Partner: Euphoria/Music Club of Greenville

  • Hughes Academy -$8000 purchase of instrument security lockers


  • Ralph Chandler Middle School
  • Tanglewood Middle School
  • Early College Program
  • Skyland Elementary
  • Taylors Elementary
  • Duncan Chapel Elementary
  • Woodland Elementary
  • Greenbriar Elementary
  • Berea High School

Partner: Elks Lodge/The Music Club of Greenville 

  • Thomas E. Kerns Elementary
  • Alexander Elementary School
  • E. North Street Academy
  • Northwest Middle School

Partner: Graham Foundation Grant 

  • Sevier Middle School 


  • Washington Center 
  • Greenville Middle Academy 
  • Buena Vista Elementary 
  • lake Forest Elementary 
  • Lead Academy 
  • Fork Shoals Elementary 
  • Hollis Academy Elementary 
  • Northwest Middle  
  • Easley High School 

Partner: Elks Lodge 

  • Brook Glenn Elementary 
  • Alexander Elementary 
  • Tanglewood Middle


  • Bells Crossing
  • Riverside High School
  • Sarah Collins Elementary
  • Skyland Elementary
  • Blue Ridge/Greer High Schools
  • Greer Middle School
  • Ralph Chandler Middle School
  • Sterling School
  • Wade Hampton High School

Partner: Elks Lodge #858 

  • Robert Cashion Elementary
  • Sue Cleveland Elementary
  • Taylors Elementary
  • Thomas E. Kerns Elementary

Partner: Greenville Women Giving 

  • Tanglewood Middle School


  • Greenville County Schools Strings Programs
  • Sterling School After School Program
  • Simpsonville Elementary
  • Westcliffe Elementary
  • Bryson Elementary
  • Bryson Middle School
  • Grove Elementary School
  • Lakeview Middle School Orchestra
  • Blue Ridge High School
  • Greenville Middle Academy Chorus
  • RC Edwards Middle School
  • Liberty Elementary
  • Riverside Middle School Orchestra

Partner: Elks Lodge #858 

  • Alexander Elementary
  • Cherrydale Elementary
  • AJ Whittenberg Elementary
  • Lakeview Middle School Band
  • Robert E. Cashion Elementary

Partner: Riverstone Wealth Management 

  • Oakview Elementary

Partner: Dave Edwards Toyota 

  • Clifdale Elementary

Partners: Robinson Funeral Homes, Nalley Properties, and other private donors 

  • Easley High School Steel Drum Project


The Music Club of Greenville:

  • Liberty Elementary (Pickens County)
  • Mitchell Road Elementary
  • Rudolph Gordon Elementary

Partner:  Elks Lodge #858

  • Alexander Elementary
  • Wade Hampton High School
  • Greenville Technical Charter High School


The Music Club of Greenville:

  •  Chastain Road Elementary School
  •  Greenville Middle Academy
  •  The School District of Greenville County Youth Orchestra

Partner: The Elks Lodge #858

  •   Greenville Technical Charter High School Band
  •    Alexander Elementary School
  •     Wade Hampton High School Orchestra


The Music Club of Greenville

  • Dacusville Elementary School
  • Wade Hampton High School
  • South Carolina Children's Theatre Pre-K Program
  • Sara Collins Elementary School

Partner:  The Elks Lodge #858

  • Alexander Elementary School
  • Liberty Middle School
  • McKissick Academy Science & Technology