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Community Pride Grant

Grants to South Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs,
and Groups for Litter Cleanup and Beautification Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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PalmettoPride

Deadline Date:

11/15/17

Description:

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Grants to South Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and groups to implement community beautification projects and anti-litter activities. Please note that all grantees will be required to participate in a statewide cleanup event.

All grantees must participate in the Great American Cleanup, an annual statewide cleanup initiative. Sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, Inc. (KAB), the GAC is the nation’s largest cleanup event. According to a 2005 KAB survey, 92% of GAC organizers said their communities, neighborhoods and residents felt safer after volunteers united to clean and beautify the local environment.

How to Volunteer:

1. Gather Your Team - Rally your friends, family and neighbors for a Saturday cleanup. Get your co-workers together for a lunchtime power walk and take some trash bags with you. Take your scout troops, garden clubs members or youth group to the local park and spend a few hours cleaning up, then play Frisbee or hike a trail.

2. Sign Up - Fill out a sign-up form and send it to Palmetto Pride.

3. Get Your Supplies – Once PalmettoPride receives your sign-up form, you will be supplied with trash bags, safety vests and gloves.

4. Celebrate Victory – Have a cookout with friends and neighbors to celebrate your cleanup.

Other Ways to Participate:
-Beautification Projects – Make a green space in your neighborhood
-Start a recycling program at your school or office
-Make over a neighborhood
-Clean up graffiti
-Team up with your local KAB Affiliate

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 155222

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Community Pride Grant is a competitive grant that provides organizations up to $10,000.

Levels of Funding:
-Neighborhood/Homeowners Associations, Community Groups, Churches: Up to $2,500
-Colleges, Universities: Up to $5,000
-City, Town, County, State Government Agency: Up to $10,000

Term of Contract:

The Community Pride grants will be awarded for one year. The grant period will begin on January 1 and end on December 31.

All grantees must participate in the Great American Cleanup, which runs from March 1 through May 31.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Litter control organizations, beautification groups, government organizations, neighborhood associations and nonprofit organizations in South Carolina may apply.

Applicant Categories:
-Neighborhood/Homeowners Associations, Community Groups, Churches
-Colleges, Universities
-City, Town, County, State Government Agency

Grant funds may not be used for any horticultural purposes unless a long-term maintenance agreement has been reached between the recipient and a local governmental entity or established business. Grantee must submit a letter of commitment from the entity providing long-term maintenance.

Pre-Application Information:

The submission deadline is November 15.

Awards will be announced December 15.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Sherryl Jenkins
P: (877) 725-7733
F: 803-758-6032
sjenkins@palmettopride.org

Palmetto Pride
2700 Middleburg Drive, STE 216
Columbia, SC 29204

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