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

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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Greenville County Schools Lifelong Learning

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $35,325

Lifelong Learning is a program of the Greenville County School District providing education and training for adults. GWG funds will be used to expand its "English for Parents" program at 6 additional schools with large Hispanic populations and high percentages of students on free and reduced lunch.

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Furman University: Bridges to a Brighter Future

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $26,100

The GWG award will fund mental and emotional counseling for the students, a part-time art teacher, and participation in a national environmental program called "Climate Quest".

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YWCA

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $25,000

GWG funds will be used to help cover operational expenses during the yW Empowerment Center's inaugural year.

Greenville Literacy Organization

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $27,000

GWG will fund the Syllabus Strategies Project, the first comprehensive revision of GLA's ESL Curriculum Guides since 2001.

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