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Elsie Beavers Carver and E. Lois Carver Educational Fund Grant Program

Grants to South Carolina Nonprofits and Agencies
in Eligible Locations to Improve K-12 Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Waccamaw Community Foundation - Elsie Beavers Carver and E. Lois Carver Educational Fund

Deadline Date:

01/15/21 3:00 PM


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Grants of up to $10,000 to South Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and faith-based organizations in eligible locations to support educational programs. New applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting a full proposal. Eligible applicants provide programs and services to Horry and/or Georgetown counties.

The Carver Educational Fund gives children, grades K-12, access to programs that improve and enrich their education. These grants focus specifically on the core subject areas of language arts, math, science, social studies, health and physical education, and the arts. Funding is available for equipment and supplies, general operating support, and special projects or programs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 157933

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Elsie Beavers Carver and E. Lois Carver Educational Fund awards grants in the amount of $1,000-$10,000.

Term of Contract:

An organization may only be awarded one grant per fund during a 12-month period.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Community Foundation considers applications from organizations that:
- Are determined by the I.R.S. as being a public charity under section 501(c)(3) of I.R.S. code, a government agency, or recognized house of worship that are exempt from income tax.
- Provide programs and services to Horry and/or Georgetown counties.
- Do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, sexual orientation, national/ethnic origin or disability.

Applications that are in support of the following are discouraged from submitting:
- Private foundations, individuals, political or lobbying organizations
- Strictly religious purposes, including worship, instruction or recruitment
- Publication of books
- Conferences, dinners, fundraisers, or other special one-time events
- Reimbursements, including for programs that have already taken place
- Capital campaigns or endowments
- Projects that are typically the funding responsibility of federal, state or local governments

Pre-Application Information:

The next competitive grant cycle is open from November 18, 2020, with a deadline of January 15, 2021, at 3 p.m.

Online applications open twice annually in early November and May with submission deadlines in January and July.

If you have never applied for a grant from Waccamaw Community Foundation, please contact Kristen before you submit your application.

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Contact Information:

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

Online portal:

Kristen Bitzegaio

Waccamaw Community Foundation
3655 S. Hwy. 17
Business Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

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Geographic Focus:

USA: South Carolina: Horry and Georgetown Counties

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