Cherokee County Grant Awards

Cherokee County Community Foundation

2022 Total Grants: $26,900

$900 to Academic Technology and Wellness Academy for their new wellness initiative.

$5,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate to serve 450 children in Cherokee County.

$3,500 to Broad River Baptist Church to the Backpack Buddy Ministry for Blacksburg schools.

$5,000 to Cherokee County Meals On Wheels to provide nutritious meals, services and personal contact for vulnerable seniors in Cherokee County.

$2,000 to Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas to fund travel, lodging, meals and essential homecare for Cherokee County oncological pediatric patients and their families.

$500 to Gaffney Fire Department to provide and install smoke alarms for those in need.

$1,000 to Junior Achievement of Central South Carolina to support eight JA programs in Cherokee County schools.

$2,000 to Pure Heart Food Pantry to cover the loading dock to protect food donations from the weather.

$5,000 to The Jerusalem Project to provide home repairs to homeowners in Cherokee County at no cost to the homeowner.

$2,000 to Upstate Workforce Futures Corporation to provide transportation assistance for adults advancing their education.