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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October 2015 Grants

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The Self Family Foundation Frank J. Wideman, III, President of The Self Family Foundation announced $1, 357,700 in grants awarded at the October 24, 2015 quarterly meeting of the Board of Trustees.  The following grants were awarded: Foundation for a Greater Greenwood County (The Greenwood Promise) – $1,000,000 grant payable over five years to provide the opportunity for every student who graduates from a Greenwood County High School the opportunity to obtain at least a two year degree. Greenwood Genetic Center – $100,000 grant to support a strategic and land use plan for...

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Foundation Changes Quarterly Meeting Dates

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The Foundation has established new quarterly meeting dates and deadlines for receiving requests.  Grants will now be reviewed in April,  July, October and December.  In order to be reviewed for possible consideration at the quarterly meetings, requests must be received by March 1, June 1, September 1 and November 1.  This change is effective immediately with the next quarterly meeting scheduled for April 23, 2016

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