Human Services

GWG seeks to address inequities within our community by supporting projects that address every individual’s needs for food, clothing, shelter and safety as well as projects that address underlying social problems.

Homes of Hope

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $50,000

$50,000 over 2 years to partially fund a full-time construction manager to improve efficiency in the construction process and increase the number of homes built.

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Jasmine Road

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $100,000

$100,000 to support a program manager and living expenses in a new residential home for women survivors of human trafficking.

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Alston Wilkes Society

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $45,756

To provide additional staff and direct client assistance to help former offenders transition back into the community through an employment readiness program.

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Project Host

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $100,000

To expand soup kitchen space and equipment for a specialized bakery to enhance job training and sustainability.

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Rebuild Upstate

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $52,000

To provide critical home repairs for 125 low income residents, and adding staff to assist with homeowner education.

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United Ministries

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $54,000

To purchase a van to provide transportation for the homeless and underserved to essential community resources and programs.

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Urban League of the Upstate

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $70,000

To expand the capacity of a highly successful program designed to keep at-risk youth from acquiring a criminal record due to minor offenses.

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The Turning Point of South Carolina

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $52,450

Used to furnish and finish Harmony House’s new transitional housing addition for women recovering from alcohol and drug addiction.

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City of Greenville: Police Department

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $63,000

Used to fund Cops on the Court using basketball to foster trust and reduce gang involvement for youth in the Pleasant Valley and Nicholtown neighborhoods.

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Safe Harbor

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $49,700

Granted to accelerate ManUpstate, the funds will be used to develop and execute a training and strategic outreach plan to reach and train leaders, coaches and fathers in Greenville County.

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