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.

Greenville Literacy Association, Inc.

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $56,600

Funding to adapt and expand services for the GED test, English as a Second Language (ESL) and WorkKeys assessment.

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Public Education Partners

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $100,000

Greenville Women Giving's first $100,000 grant will be used to improve early grade reading proficiency in 8 elementary schools in Greenville County by strengthening reading strategies and improving the reading abilities of all students.

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Camperdown Academy

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $36,813

To contribute to Title I teacher training for students most at risk of failing school. Teachers from Monaview Elementary and Hollis Academy will be provided with the training necessary to use Orton-Gilligham techniques in their classrooms to improve reading scores of children from kindergarten through 5th grade.

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Carolina First Steps

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $60,000

This grant will increase the capacity of the Nurse Family Partnership, which pairs a nurse with low-income, first-time mothers from pregnancy through each child's second birthday.

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Washington Center

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $23,810

For assistance with the purchase of nine Promethean Board systems for special needs classsrooms.

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Meyer Center for Special Children

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $49,290

To provide scholarships for special needs students unable to afford care.

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Phillis Wheatley Association – Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools Program

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $35,800

For partial funding of $170,048 needed to fund a seven-week summer program, "I Can and Must Make a Difference", for 100 at-risk Greenville County children in grades K-8.

Greenville Literacy Association

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $29,000

To fund the program "Promoting Academic Success and Job Readiness for 17-21 year old Literacy Students".

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Graduate Greenville

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $50,000

To fund Graduate Greenville programs and increase the percentage of high school students in Greenville County graduating within four years.

Pleasant Valley Connection

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $36,500

GWG funds will be used to purchase a 14-passenger bus, significantly increasing the organization's capacity in existing programs for both young people and senior citizens.

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