GCCF Funds Open Granting Awards, December 2021

Greenwood County Community Foundation (GCCF) recently  $31,750 in grants to twelve  local nonprofit organizations in the 2021 Open Granting cycle.

Grant recipients and their funded programs or projects are:

Alston Wilkes Society — for the Community Services program

American Red Cross-Upstate SC Chapter — in support of Disaster Cycle services

Beyond Abuse — for Animal-Assisted Therapy program

Boy Scouts of America – Blue Ridge Council — for BSA Camp scholarships

Faith Home — for purchase of new mattresses for the residential program

Food Bank of Greenwood County — for the Weekend Backpack Program

Greater Greenwood United Ministry — for purchase of an automatic autoclave for the medical clinic

Lutheran Family Services in the Carolinas — for support of Kinard Manor for women in recovery

MODELS Academy — for MODELS Academy programming

The Museum and Railroad Historical Center — for “Violins of Hope” exhibit

96 Mill Village Neighborhood Association — for Movies in the Park community program

Promised Land Association — for walking track surface

In each of GCCF’s Community Impact Grant cycles, grant applications are reviewed by a diverse committee of community members and funding determinations are finalized by the GCCF Board of Directors.

Congratulations to our Open Granting award recipients and all best wishes for successful projects and programs in your service to Greenwood County residents!