At a Glance

Application Open: September 1
Submission Deadline: November 15
Award Announcement: December 15

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

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

2023 Grant Recipients

AikenAiken County Code Enforcement $6,500
BeaufortBeaufort County Solid Waste and Recycling $6,500
GreenvilleCity of Greenville, Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division $6,500
YorkCity of Rock Hill $4,500
SumterCity of Sumter $6,500
LexingtonCounty of Lexington $6,500
OrangeburgCounty of Orangeburg $3,963
DorchesterDorchester County Public Works / Solid Waste $2,500
OconeeOconee County$3,250
BeaufortPort Royal Police Department$1,500
CharlestonSouth Carolina Department of Natural Resources – Charleston$6,500
OconeeSouth Carolina Department of Natural Resources – Unit 1A $6,430
SpartanburgSpartanburg County Environmental Enforcement$5,739
LexingtonTown of South Congaree Police Department $6,200
DorchesterTown of Summerville$4,142