One-day, intensive training sessions seek to catalyze requests for funding in region
MARCH 23, 2017 | The Center for a Better South will offer one-day grant-writing courses on April 20 in Bamberg and April 21 in Yemassee to help organizations improve skills for seeking federal funding available through the S.C. Promise Zone. Read more
Thirteen Promise-Zone area residents met all day March 4 in Walterboro to learn about how to write grant applications from South Carolina native Vanessa Nelson-Reed through an agreement with the University of South Carolina.
More trainings are being developed for April and May. Information will be released soon when details are confirmed. Read more
A dozen professionals from around the S.C. Promise Zone attended the Center for a Better South’s first day-long training class on Feb. 3 to help to build capacity in the region.
Participants met at USC Salkahatchie for the workshop to learn more about how to write compelling grant applications. South Carolina native Patrick Patterson of Global Partners for Fathers & Families taught the class, which was funded through a technical training grant to the Center by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Read more
News and new grant funding opportunities and resources for the S.C. Lowcountry Promise Zone
In this update, you will find new information and recent news on a variety of topics, including:
NEWS: Updates on two grant training programs, plus an op-ed about our success and a $7 million investment announced in December.
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES: There are more than two dozen funding opportunities – from ways to fund older volunteers and summer lunches for students to broadband and other grants.
LEARNING: Take a look at several helpful webinars or other tools that might be helpful.
RESOURCES: This section provides links to studies and stories that you may find helpful.