GCCF Funds Youth & Education Grants, April 2020

Greenwood County Community Foundation GCCF awarded a total of $25,000 to eight local nonprofit organizations in our 2020 Youth & Education granting cycle.

Grant recipients are:

Boys & Girls Club of the Lakelands — Power Hour program

Community Initiatives — I-station and computers for Safe Haven

Emerald City Hoops/BLOOM — LeadHERship Conference

Food Bank of Greenwood County — Weekend Backpack Program

Goodwill Industries — CNA uniforms and Job Connection training

Healthy Learners — staff and client transportation

The Museum and Railroad Historical Center — summer camp scholarships and “Polar Express” collaborative project

Salvation Army — youth music enrichment program

In response to the particular challenges experienced by nonprofits during this period of COVID-19 precautions, GCCF offered additional flexibility in the utilization of these grant awards.

(Due to COVID-19 precautions, grant check presentation photos for this cycle have been postponed.)

We congratulate each of our Youth & Education grant recipients and are grateful for your continued good work serving our community!