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.

Triune Mercy Center

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $45,000

For the construction of a new building entrance that will provide more welcoming, efficient access to services.

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Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $80,000

Two years' funding for the Smart Center After School Program at East North Street Academy.

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Project HOPE Foundation

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $45,200

To design and pilot a new classroom model for children with autism that will build upon each student's strengths in computer skills and address autism-specific deficits in social interactions, communication, physical education, and everyday activities.

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Women Build – Habitat for Humanity

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $28,500

For partial funding of the $57,000 in materials required to build one house for a single working mother or grandmother, someone who would not qualify for a traditional home loan.

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Loaves & Fishes

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $30,000

Funds to be applied to the purchase of a twelve-foot refrigerated box truck. The agency received a grant from the Hollingsworth Funds for $25,000, the rest of the cost of the truck.

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Greenville Rape Crisis and Child Abuse Center

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $25,305

For partial funding of the school education program "Prevent Child Abuse".

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GAIHN – Greater Greenville Interfaith Hospitality Network

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $30,000

For the program "Sharing Hospitality With Homeless Families: Transitional Housing Collaborative". These funds will be matched 3 to 1 by the South Carolina Housing Trust Fund.

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Foothills Family Resources

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $25,000

To fund continuation of the Co-located Services Program in 2009.

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Camp Opportunity

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $25,000

To fund a week of summer residential camp for children ages six through thirteeen who are in DSS protective custody.