Litter Prevention Grant

Application Open: October 1
Submission Deadline: November 15
Award Announced: January 15


All litter control organizations, government departments, government organizations, non-profit organizations in South Carolina are eligible to apply for these funds.

LEVELS OF FUNDING:             

The Litter Prevention Grant is a competitive grant that provides organizations up to $10,000 to develop successful anti-litter programs and enforcement activities at the local level.

Eligible grant activities may include any combination of the following:

  • Community involvement cleanups and awareness campaigns
  • Illegal dumpsite remediation and removal
  • Adopt-A-Highway/Court Ordered Community Cleanup Programs
  • Equipment Needed for Litter Enforcement
  • Tarp campaigns
  • Litter grabbers and heavy duty or OSHA materials for litter removal
  • CPTED Projects (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) such as public art project, lighting, litter cleanup
  • Trash Cans

Donated Items: Supplies needed for litter pickup events: Bags, Gloves, Safety Vests

2019 Grant Winners

Organization  Award Amount
Aiken Aiken County Code Enforcement  $10,600.00
Aiken Aiken County Government  $1,800.00
Bamberg Bamberg County  $3,990.00
Beaufort Beaufort County  $15,000.00
Horry Beautify Carolina Forest, a 501(c)3  $1,000.00
Berkeley Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office  $10,781.00
Anderson City of Belton  $7,693.00
Darlington City of Darlington  $5,000.00
Marion City of Marion  $1,504.00
Kershaw Clean County Commission  $5,000.00
Dorchester Dorchester County Public Works / Solid Waste  $13,000.00
Fairfield Fairfield County Council  $2,014.00
Lexington Gaston Police Department  $6,108.00
Greenville Greenville County Sheriff’s Office  $8,500.00
Hampton Hampton County/Hampton County Sheriff’s Office  $9,000.00
Horry Horry County Planning and Zoning  $6,000.00
Lexington Keep the Midlands Beautiful (Lexington County)  $5,950.00
Richland Keep the Midlands Beautiful (Richland County)  $5,950.00
Lexington Lexington County Solid Waste Management  $5,000.00
Oconee Oconee County  $8,788.00
Orangeburg Orangeburg County  $4,667.00
Beaufort Port Royal Police Dept / Codes Enforcement  $5,150.00
Lexington SC Department of Natural Resources – Bamberg County  $5,200.00
Barnwell SC Department of Natural Resources – Barnwell  $2,000.00
Richland SC Department of Natural Resources – Richland  $9,849.00
Edgefield/McCormick SC Department of Natural Resources – Edgefield/McCormick County  $3,868.00
Spartanburg Spartanburg County Environmental Enforcement  $11,969.00
Greenwood Town of Ninety Six  $12,275.00
Florence Town of Olanta  $3,800.00
Anderson Town of Pendleton  $4,760.00
Greenville Upstate Circle  of Friends  $10,000.00
Colleton Walterboro City Appearance Board  $3,900.00
Georgetown/Horry Winyah Rivers Foundation/ Waccamaw Riverkeeper  $1,705.00
York York County Collection & Recycling  $1,250.00

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