Grant funding available to help “undiscovered” destinations expand tourism offerings

August 25, 2022

Eligible South Carolina entities should submit a pre-application to SCPRT by September 30, 2022

Columbia, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism (SCPRT) is now accepting pre-applications 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.

Pre-applications (letters of intent) must be submitted using SCPRT’s online Webgrants portal and are due September 30, 2022 at 4 p.m.

Undiscovered South Carolina grant information and eligibly criteria:

Four projects received a total of $545,000 in the most recent Undiscovered South Carolina funding cycle, including the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary Boardwalk Revitalization, Bluffton’s Garvin-Garvey House Exhibits, Kingstree’s Black River Landing (Phase I), and the Florence Soccer Complex.

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


Need more information?   Sam Queen
Director of Corporate Communications
SC Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism
1205 Pendleton Street, Columbia, SC 29201
| 803-734-1779
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