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Self Family Foundation Grant

Grants to Greenwood Area, South Carolina Nonprofits
for Education, Healthcare, and Arts Programming

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Foundation / Corporation

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Grants to South Carolina nonprofit organizations to benefit the communities of Greenwood and its surrounding counties. Applicants must contact Foundation staff before submitting a proposal. Priority funding is intended for the focus areas of education and healthcare. Funding is also available for arts, culture, and history programs.

Applicants should demonstrate their commitment to helping local residents rebuild their community from the inside out by focusing on assets and mobilizing relationships between local institutions, businesses, and residents.

Primary Grant Target Areas:

- Education: Enhancing children’s school readiness; working together with schools, families, youth-serving organizations and other community organizations to support the intellectual and social development of young people.

- Health Care: Individual and community wellness and prevention; revitalizing neighborhoods through collaboration with community organizations, businesses, public institutions and local residents.

Secondary Priority Grant Target Areas:

- Arts, culture, and history: Increasing awareness of and access to activities specifically within Greenwood, South Carolina.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178211

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant organization must be able to supply a copy of its latest IRS tax determination letter evidencing eligibility for private foundation support.

The geographic area of interest is Greenwood, South Carolina and its surrounding counties.

Primary qualifiers:
- All applicants must submit a plan to sustain the project on a continuing basis after any funding is approved.
- No loans.
- No grants to individuals.

Pre-Application Information:

- Potential applicants should contact the Foundation Program Officer by email or phone prior to submitting proposal.
- Once approved for application, the written proposal should be submitted online via the application online form and should include a Letter of Request signed by the agency head, CEO or director.
- 2018 Proposals are due by March 1, June 1, September 1 and November 1 to be considered at the quarterly trustee meetings held the third week of April, July, October, and December.

Contact Information:

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

Letters of inquiry or requests for information may be emailed or mailed to Mamie W. Nicholson, Foundation Program Officer:

The Self Family Foundation
120 Main Street
Greenwood SC 29646
Phone: (864) 953-2441

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Geographic Focus:

USA: South Carolina: Greenwood and the surrounding counties