Impact - 2019

Greenville Women Giving seeks to fund worthy projects that have the potential for high impact and significant positive change in our community.

CHILDREN’S CANCER PARTNERS OF THE CAROLINAS

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $60,000

In support of the Greenville Childhood Cancer Special Needs Fund to provide financial, logistical and emotional assistance to families whose children are battling cancer, and to improve their overall quality of life.

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CITY OF GREENVILLE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $100,000

To restore and rejuvenate the Reedy River through the entire length of Unity Park. This will create a natural stormwater ecosystem, increase green space, encourage river access, and promote environmental education.

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $88,506

To create a secure, climate-controlled construction warehouse. This will result in the implementation of a bulk buying strategy, greater leveraging of tools and staff, and the ability to continue working on days with inclement or extreme weather.

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PENDLETON PLACE

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $83,048

To renovate and expand the bathrooms at the John I. Smith House (circa 1919) residential foster care facility for teen girls. This project will add an additional shower, which will make a critical difference in a home that holds up to 10 teenage girls.

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SENIOR ACTION

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $100,000

To construct state-of-the-art music and art studios within Senior Action’s new Flagship Center. The art and music programs are among the most popular of the programs for this organization serving nearly 5000 seniors annually.

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SWITCH

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $69,316

To provide holistic case management to and advocacy for women (including minors as young as 14) who have been victimized, working hand-in-hand with them to build customized roadmaps to take control of their lives. The project will add a care coordinator, partially fund a clinical director and support the Restoration Fund.

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YouthBASE

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $80,000

To create a second YouthBASE site to provide individualized academic and social skills for at-risk students in the Judson/Welcome community. YouthBASE is a proven model and this project will double the capacity of the organization to ensure more children receive early intervention and stay on track for high school graduation.

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