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.