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.

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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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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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