Frank J. Wideman, III, President of The Self Family Foundation announced the following grants were awarded by the trustees at their October 22, 2016 board meeting:

Arts Council of Greenwood County – $27,000 grant to support the salary for an education director position over three years.

Greenwood County Community Foundation – $15,000 grant designated for the Community Indicators Project.

Greenwood School District 50 – $9,000 grant to support the Girl Power program at Westview Middle School.

The Self Family Foundation’s primary areas of emphasis are education, community wellness, and arts, culture & history. The Foundation’s chief geographic area of interest is Greenwood County, South Carolina. Trustees are Mat Self (Chairman), Sally Self, M.D., Jay Self, Bubba Self, Furman Self, Cade Brennan Jackson, Ginger Self Goldsmith, Laurie Self Pulver, M.D., Welborn Adams and Ankoma Anderson.

The Self Family Foundation was organized in 1942 and to date has awarded over $65,000,000 in grants to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Greenwood and the State of South Carolina. For more information, visit the Foundation website at .