Education

GWG promotes lifelong learning by supporting projects that educate individuals for a productive life from early childhood through higher education as well as those providing for teacher development and access to quality educational programs and job training.

Nicholtown Child And Family Collaborative

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $100,000

Support and expand over two years the Nurturing Parenting Skills and Parent Café programs which offer free, family-based education to teen parents and adults. The programs introduce resources to cultivate economic mobility, encourage family stability and provide training for parents who have experienced past child abuse and neglect and are at a high-risk of repeating this cycle.

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Public Education Partners

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $75,427

Fund the third and final year of a pilot program in Greenville County that provides training in Conscious Discipline. This a promising research-based classroom management program that addresses both teacher and student needs to create a healthy learning environment. The grant will fund the program in 27 schools.

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Greenville Literacy Association

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $76,000

Two-year funding for a full-time Training and Career Counselor to support under-skilled adults.

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OnTrack Greenville

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $50,000

Support a school-based collaboration aligning community resources to identify learning gaps due to the pandemic and keep students on track to high school graduation.

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Legacy Early College High School

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $98,566

To fund increasing program costs and support program expansion to over 300 underserved students.

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YouthBASE

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $80,000

To create a second YouthBASE site to provide individualized academic and social skills for at-risk students in the Judson/Welcome community. YouthBASE is a proven model and this project will double the capacity of the organization to ensure more children receive early intervention and stay on track for high school graduation.

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Girl Scouts of SC – Mountains to Midlands

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $88,540

$88,540 over 2 years to establish Girl Scout troops for girls who are from low-income homes or are homeless.

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Fostering Great Ideas

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $47,000

To develop a Greenville Tech student/staff mentoring program for foster children to assist with college applications and ensure college success

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Greenville Literacy Association

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $59,158

Used to provide contextualized basic education courses to prepare 160 under-educated adults for specific skilled employment.

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Meyer Center for Special Children

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $56,292

The money provided a reliable telephone system, commercial washer and dryer, and a new HVAC unit for the school, which serves children with disabilities.

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