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.

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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Mill Community Ministries

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $61,000

Used to fund educational activities for the Mill Village Farms program and provide stipends for at-risk youth and their adult supervisors.

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Generation Group Homes, Inc.

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $87,000

To renovate Generation's original building, opened in 1991, housing teenage boys emerging from the cycle of sexual abuse.

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Frazee Dream Center

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $53,246

Used to create an in-house mental and emotional health counseling center for disadvantaged students and their families.

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Blue Tent, Inc.

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $50,000

To support both a week-long summer camp and year-round programs providing outreach to abused and neglected children.

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Faces and Voices of Recovery (FAVOR)

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $60,000

To provide certification classes for volunteer coaches in order to continue core family programs and expand the Intervention and children's programs. FAVOR expects to serve 640 first-time clients with this grant.

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Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Charleston

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $60,000

To support the "Save-A-Smile" program in Greenville County, an initiative of Catholic Charities of the Upstate, which will serve 150 low-income individuals in need of dentures in the coming year.

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Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Upstate

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $40,000

For a pilot program that will intensively target 40 at-risk 8th graders at League Academy, a charter middle school, as they transition to high school.

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