Youth & Education Grants Recipients Named, April 2017

These 10 nonprofit organizations received GCCF Youth & Education funding in order to serve residents of Greenwood County:

Alston Wilkes Society in support of pre-and post-release education and services for ex-offenders

Bowers-Rodgers Children’s Home to provide summer day camp scholarships for residents

Children’s Museum of the Upstate for museum admission scholarships for Greenwood County schoolchildren

Community Initiatives for educational consulting services, staff training, and materials for summer literacy program at Safe Haven

Greenwood Family Y for purchase of SEAL SwimSafe system

Healthy Learners to provide for transportation costs and medical expenses for school-age children with limited resources

La Puerta de Esperanza in support of summer mentoring and development program

A Place for Us Ministries to enable residents to obtain GEDs, and to receive employment training and other development and mentoring services

SC Governor’s School of Science and Mathematics for CREATEng engineering summer camp for Greenwood County students to be held at Lander University

United Way of Greenwood and Abbeville Counties — for the “Stuff the Bus” program that provides school supplies for children with limited resources

GCCF is grateful to support this array of good work in our community!