At a Glance

Application Open: September 1
Submission Deadline: November 15
Award Announcement: January 5

Questions? Contact PalmettoPride Grant Program Manager Sherryl Jenkins.

Eligible Applicants

Litter control, law enforcement and code enforcement departments/organizations in South Carolina are eligible to apply for these funds. No organization will be awarded more than one Litter Enforcement Grant per funding cycle. Joint projects are only eligible for one grant award.

All grant recipients will be required to participate in the Zero Tolerance for Litter Campaign.

Prior grant recipients who are not in compliance with grant requirements will be deemed ineligible to receive funds.

Levels of Funding:

The Enforcement Grant is a competitive grant that provides litter control and enforcement agencies with up to $6,500 for the purchase of equipment and resources for use in litter control cases.

Eligible grant activities may include any combination of the following:

  • Equipment (i.e. surveillance cameras, laptops, binoculars)
  • Tarp campaigns
  • Illegal dumpsite remediation and removal
  • Heavy duty or OSHA materials for litter removal
  • Supplies for large on-going litter cleanups (i.e. monthly cleanups, assign-a-highway, community service)
  • Litter pickup safety signs
  • Conferences/Travel (up to $1,500)

In-Kind Donations:

  • Illegal Dump Signs (without posts)
  • Litter cleanup supplies (gloves, vest, grabbers)
  • Tarps
  • Trash bags (PalmettoPride green bags)

Litter Enforcement Grant Reports

How to access report forms

  • Zero Tolerance for Litter Campaign – May 15
  • Quarterly Ticketing – April 15, July 15, October 15, December 15
  • Final Summary and Expenditures – December 15

2024 Grant Recipients

AikenAiken County Code Enforcement $3,640
AllendaleAllendale Sheriff’s Office $6,500
LexingtonCity of Cayce $6,492
GreenvilleCity of Greenville $6,500
LexingtonCounty of Lexington $6,500
DorchesterDorchester County Public Works / Solid Waste $3,500
OrangeburgOrangeburg County Code Enforcement$5,012
PickensPickens County Environmental Enforcement$6,500
CharlestonSouth Carolina Department of Natural Resources – Charleston County$5,618
CharlestonSouth Carolina Department of Natural Resources – Upper Charleston County$4,500
GreenwoodSouth Carolina Department of Natural Resources – Greenwood County$3,500
RichlandSouth Carolina Department of Natural Resources – Richland County $6,500
SpartanburgSpartanburg County Environmental Enforcement$2,978
AllendaleTown of Fairfax $6,500
DorchesterTown of Summerville$6,492