The Greenville Health Authority Board of Trustees recently presented Healthy Greenville Grants, totaling over $5.8 million, to 11 nonprofit organizations in Greenville County.
To be eligible to receive a grant, an organization must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, a government agency, an academic institution, or a collaborative combination of these types of organizations.
The following organizations received 2022 Healthy Greenville Grants:
- Center for Developmental Services: awarded $553,750, over three years, to expand Case Management Services for underserved individuals in Greenville County with a diagnosis of intellectual disability or related disability, or with a head and spinal cord injury.
- FAVOR Upstate: awarded $1,374,291, over three years, to expand the substance abuse disorder recovery and support program to individuals and families in Greenville County.
- Girls on the Run Upstate SC: awarded $45,000, over three years, to provide Girls on the Run program to Greenville County Title 1 schools.
- Greenville County First Steps: awarded $600,000, over three years, for seed money to launch Family Connects in Greenville County. Family Connects is a nationally recognized home visiting model that pairs every new parent with a nurse who will offer a series of home visits.
- NOTUS Sports: awarded $750,000, over two years, to increase physical activity, wellness and exercise opportunities in Greenville County. The Community Health and Wellness Center at Unity Park will provide individuals access to adaptive equipment, bikes, educational training on health and wellness, and access to licensed health professionals.
- Pendleton Place: awarded $200,000, over three years, to maximize community health by minimizing ACEs. This project seeks to establish the first Family Resource Center model of community-driven family health in Greenville County to prevent ACEs, address the social determinants of health, and improve health, social, and economic outcomes for the community.
- Safe Harbor, Inc.: awarded $500,000, over two years, to improve services for victims of domestic violence. This grant will support the construction of Safe Harbor’s new domestic violence center.
- Soteria Community Development Corporation: awarded $7,220, one-year grant, for the Hoop House to combat social determinants of health associated with post-incarceration, including lack of access to mental health care, adequate nutrition, healthy living practices, and advocacy in the community.
- Unity Health on Main: awarded $1,389,740, over three years, for a collaborative effort between Unity Health on Main, Upstate Circle of Friends, Just Say Something (JSS), and partners to provide a holistic approach to family-centered health and wellness expanding services to under-resourced communities.
- University of South Carolina Educational Foundation: awarded $247,029, over three years, for Root Cause, an ongoing health and public services initiative led by University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, Prisma Health-Upstate, and 35+ community partners to address the root causes of disease by increasing access to healthcare, promoting healthy lifestyles, and reducing health disparities across Greenville County.
- YMCA of Greenville: awarded $189,000, one-year grant, for Judson Mill YMCA Infant and Child Care. This grant will make transformational change happen for preschoolers, elementary- and middle-school-age children at the YMCA Judson Community Center.