Foundation / Corporation
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#: 155222
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
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.
Litter control organizations, beautification groups, government organizations, neighborhood associations and nonprofit organizations in South Carolina may apply.
-Neighborhood/Homeowners Associations, Community Groups, Churches
-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.
The submission deadline is November 15.
Awards will be announced December 15.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
P: (877) 725-7733
2700 Middleburg Drive, STE 216
Columbia, SC 29204
USA: South Carolina