Providing Year-Round
Sustainable Programming

Engaging Creative Minds (ECM) programming runs year-round and includes in-school, curriculum-based arts integration activities, teacher and arts partner professional development for sustainability and summer programming through our exciting Summer STEAM Institute (science, technology, engineering, arts and math).  STEAM education is a workforce need,” said Dan Mooney, vice president, Engineering Design Center Boeing South Carolina. “Adding the Arts to STEM is essential for advanced manufacturers like Boeing. We require a pipeline of well-rounded students that meets the demands of a global company in the 21st Century, and that includes skills like problem-solving, creativity, collaboration and innovation.

Power-On Your Imagination!

You Can Be One-In-A-Million

We are seeking 1 Million people who will give just $1. When you give to Engaging Creative Minds, you are investing in a brighter future for thousands of local students and arts and cultural organizations.


The Charleston Marathon is Engaging Creative Minds’ premier annual fundraiser!  The 9th annual race is set for January 12, 2019 (MLK weekend) right here in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. The weekend features a full marathon, half marathon, youth marathon, and 5k race. The proceeds from the Charleston Marathon fund fine arts programs in our local schools.  Click here to register!

The ECM Blog

You can catch us every Friday, when we’ll not only be posting about exciting developments and events at ECM, but also about the local arts scene, creative education initiatives, people and organizations to know, and plenty of opportunities for productive community engagement. You’re more than welcome to join us every week at by emailing your ideas and input to

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