GCCF Awards Youth & Education Grants, April 2021

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 mwoodiwiss@greenwoodcf.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!