April 2017 Grants

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Frank J. Wideman, III, President of The Self Family Foundation announced the following grants were awarded by the trustees at their April 22, 2017 board meeting: Caroliniana Library at USC – $118,000 grant payable over 3 years beginning in 2018 to conserve and add the Greenwood Mills corporate records to the SC Textile Industry Collection. Community Initiatives, Inc. – $70,000 grant payable over two years to support the Safe Haven afterschool and summer enrichment programs. Lander University – $60,200 grant payable over 4 years to support the Call Me MISTER Initiative. Food...

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October 2016 Grants

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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: Greenwood County Community Foundation – $15,000 grant designated for the Community Indicators Project. Arts Council of Greenwood County – $27,000 grant to support the salary for an education director position over three years. 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...

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July 2016 Grants

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Frank J. Wideman, III, President of The Self Family Foundation announced the following grants were awarded by the trustees at their July 23, 2016 board meeting: Project Hope Foundation, Inc. – $150,000 grant payable over three years and designated for establishment of a therapeutic program for autistic children and youth in the Greenwood County area. Greenwood Community Theatre, Inc. – $25,000 grant for the Penguin Project theatre for special needs children and youth. Greenwood Community Improvement Foundation – $16,300 grant designated for the purchase of donor management...

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April 2016 Grants

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Frank J. Wideman, III, President of The Self Family Foundation announced the following grants were awarded by the trustees at their April 23, 2016 board meeting: Humane Society of Greenwood County – $300,000 payable over 5 years for the Spay and Neuter Clinic. Clemson University Foundation – $40,000 for the Call Me MISTER Summer Leadership Institute. Healthy Learners – $25,000 for the Healthy Learners Greenwood program. Westside Community Development Center, Inc. – $22,500 for the CREST Summer Camp programs. Greenwood Family YMCA – $20,000 for Outreach Programs...

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December 2015 Grants

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Frank J. Wideman, III, President of The Self Family Foundation announced the following grants were awarded by the trustees at their December 19, 2015 board meeting: United Center for Community Care – $30,000 operational support. ETV Endowment of South Carolina – $25,000 to support the production of a documentary on the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution and the development of a complimentary curriculum for use in SC schools. Piedmont Agency on Aging – $22,500 to purchase and install additional freezers to support Meals on Wheels at the Nutrition Center. SC...

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