Grant Recipients Announced to Help Keep South Carolina Clean, Green and Beautiful

Columbia, SC (January 2019) — PalmettoPride has awarded Keep South Carolina Beautiful Grants to 20 affiliates and organizations to help continue local programs across the state.

The KSCB Grant provides local affiliates with funding to implement programs in the area of litter prevention, waste reduction and beautification, the three tenets of Keep America Beautiful.

Keep South Carolina Beautiful is the state affiliate of Keep America Beautiful. KSCB assists local affiliates with education, training, program development, board development. Keep America Beautiful affiliates in South Carolina are key partners of PalmettoPride and help expand our programs, volunteer-base and impact across the state.

“We all must work together if we want to see real change in our state. These grants provide funds needed to continue to implement programs with measurable results,” said Sarah Lyles, Exectuive Director of PalmettoPride. “It is so vital to support these organizations locally and at the state level.”

Keep America Beautiful has national turn-key programs that assist local communities reduce and prevent litter, create beautification projects and community greening, recycle and educate our citizens.

Keep South Carolina Beautiful affiliates also participate in free national programs such as the Cigarette Litter Prevention Program, the Great American Cleanup and KAB education programs.

For a complete list of award recipients visit, For more information on the PalmettoPride grant program please visit the website or contact Sherryl Jenkins at

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PalmettoPride is South Carolina’s litter prevention and beautification 501 C 3 nonprofit organization. We engage citizens to take an active role in keeping their communities clean and beautiful. Our programs have helped reduce litter by more than 60% by raising awareness of the issue and changing the attitude towards littering. For more information, please visit

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