Funding available to expand tourism in “undiscovered” South Carolina destinations

August 2, 2021

SCPRT is accepting letters of intent from potential applicants until September 24, 2021

Columbia, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism (SCPRT) is now accepting letters of intent from local government entities for the Undiscovered South Carolina grant program.

This grant program assists communities with the development of publicly owned tourism products and attractions that bring visitors to “undiscovered” parts of the Palmetto State. Applicants must be a county or municipal government, or a local government applying on behalf of a nonprofit.

Letter of intent forms must be received by the SCPRT by September 24, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Submission instructions are included on the form.

Undiscovered South Carolina grant information and eligibly criteria:

Three projects were funded through the Undiscovered South Carolina grant in 2020 including the City of Rock Hill’s BMX Supercross and Pump Track renovation, Berkeley County’s Heritage Room renovations, and the City of Mauldin’s Cultural Center lobby and plaza renovation.

Find additional award criteria and eligibility information for the Undiscovered South Carolina grant program at Learn more about SCPRT grant programs at

For more information, contact Sam Queen at or 803-767-3568.