Community Giving funds connected Sanders-Clyde Elementary students to their food sources through the Green Heart Project, which promotes gardening and cooking, healthy eating and personal growth.

SC Ports awards over $128K in grants to nonprofits, organizations

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has awarded $128,500 in grants to 71 charitable organizations through its annual Community Giving Program.

The program provides grants to organizations in regions where S.C. Ports operates with the goal of positively impacting maritime commerce, economic development, environmental awareness, community outreach, education and workforce development efforts.

S.C. Ports is providing more funding to more organizations than ever before through its fiscal year 2020 grants.

“Our continued growth and success as an economic development engine for South Carolina enables us to support charitable organizations through our Community Giving Program,” S.C. Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome said. “Our grant recipients work to improve children’s literacy, cultivate a world-class workforce, enhance the environment and support students’ creativity and curiosity, among other critical initiatives. We are proud to partner with these organizations as they undertake incredibly important work for our state.”

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