Central Carolina Community Foundation Awards $370000 to Nonprofits

Foundation: Central Carolina Community Foundation

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South Carolina's Columbia is home to more than a million people who are either poor, unemployed, or living in poverty, the State reports.

And that's why the Central Carolina Community Foundation wants to help.

The foundation has awarded $370,000 in grants to 14 nonprofit organizations in the region that will "improve the quality of life in the Midlands by building a more livable, equitable, and just community to live, work, play, and raise a family," the foundation says in a press release.

The recipients of this year's grants are: Blackjack Baptist Church Virtual Care kiosks will allow Fairfield County residents with chronic conditions to see a provider virtually.

Calhoun County Library Emergency Alerts for All will provide equitable access to critical information and make Calhoun a safe place to work and live.

Girl Scouts of South Carolina Mountains to Midlands will create a Heritage Patch series that will introduce the art, history, and traditions of the many different cultures that comprise the region.

Newberry Family Services in the Carolinas will empower students in recovery to live, study, and socialize in a supportive setting while still fully engaged in college life.

One Columbia for Arts and Culture will support the planning and development of this program to increase racial diversity by offering technical theater training and production support to high school students and Read the Entire Article

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