Cherokee County Grant Awards

Cherokee County Community Foundation

2021 Total Grants: $30,000

$500 to Academic Technology and Wellness Academy to start two groups to encourage youth off the streets.

$5,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate to provide youth development programs.

$5,000 to Broad River Baptist Church to make sure children in Blacksburg have adequate food when school is out for extended periods of time.

$1,000 to Cherokee County Clemson Extension for a “Down on the Farm Day” for second graders in Cherokee County schools.

$5,000 to Cherokee County Meals on Wheels to provide nutritious meals, services and personal contact to the most vulnerable in our community.

$1,500 to Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas to fund treatment travel, lodging, meals and essential homecare for Cherokee County families.

$1,000 to Junior Achievement of Central South Carolina to support 6 JA programs in Cherokee County during the 2021-2022 school year.

$3,000 to Senior Centers of Cherokee County for the Free Medical Clinic of Cherokee County.

$5,000 to The Jerusalem Project to provide funds and labor to help local homeowners who, otherwise, would not be able to afford the repairs. 

$3,000 to Upstate Workforce Futures Corporation for transportation assistance to the Education of Cherokee County’s Adult Populations Programs.