Greenwood County Community Foundation (GCCF) made grant awards to five local nonprofit organizations in their 2021 Youth and Education granting cycle. Grant recipients and their funded programs are:
Goodwill Industries — for Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training
Greenwood Community Improvement Foundation — for TREP$ (entrepreneurship program) for middle school students
Healthy Learners — for staff salary & transportation expenses serving school children with medical needs
Lakelands Region YMCA of SC — for scholarships for childcare programs
United Way of the Lakelands — for Inspire 864 program (community awareness and programming to addresses effects of youth violence and Covid-19)
For each cycle of GCCF’s Community Impact Grants, grant applications are reviewed by a diverse committee of community members and funding determinations are finalized by the GCCF Board of Directors.
Beginning with 2012 granting cycles, GCCF has awarded more than $800,000 through annual Community Impact Grants and more than $4,000,000 through these Community Impact Grants, Donor Advised, Field-of-Interest and Community Response Fund grants.
Information about the 2021 Community Enhancement and Open Granting grant cycles may be found at: www.greenwoodcf.org/grants/. For further details about the granting process, contact Mary Woodiwiss, Director of Grants and Projects, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 864.223.1524.
All the best to our 2021 Youth & Education Grant recipient organizations! Thank you for your service to Greenwood County residents!