December 2017 Grants

Posted

Frank J. Wideman, III, President of The Self Family Foundation announced the following grants were awarded by the trustees at their December 16, 2017 board meeting: Self Regional Healthcare – $500,000 matching grant for the Vision 2020 campaign. Greenwood Family YMCA – $50,000 grant to support the High Hopes after-school and summer youth programs. Call Me MISTER (Clemson) – $20,000 matching grant to support the Summer Leadership Institute at Clemson. City of Greenwood – $20,000 to support the horticulture education program. Greenwood Area Habitat for Humanity –...

Read More

October 2017 Grants

Posted

Frank J. Wideman, III, President of The Self Family Foundation announced the following grants were awarded by the trustees at their October 14, 2017 board meeting: Greenwood Community Theatre – $30,000 grant for a Youth and Outreach Coordinator position. Columbia College – $25,000 grant for the Summer Leadership Institute for Greenwood Girls for the next three years. Greenwood School District 50 – $25,000 for the Springfield Elementary School Shine and Dine Afterschool Club which will focus on reading improvement and enrichment activities in Fairfield-Winn, Gardens of...

Read More

April 2017 Grants

Posted

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...

Read More

October 2016 Grants

Posted

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...

Read More

July 2016 Grants

Posted

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...

Read More

April 2016 Grants

Posted

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...

Read More