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PalmettoPride Invests $400K in Grants to Prevent Litter and Keep South Carolina Beautiful

February 13, 2020

Columbia, SC (February 13, 2020) – PalmettoPride announces the grant recipients for 2020 totaling $400,214.00.

PalmettoPride offers competitive grants for litter prevention programs and program support for law enforcements agencies, state and local governments, and Keep SC Beautiful affiliates across the state. This year was even more competitive with requests totaling more than $700,000.

The Litter Prevention Grant awarded $199,296.00 to 43 law enforcement agencies, governmental departments and non-profit organizations in 33 counties totaling for their litter prevention projects, programs and equipment.

PalmettoPride awarded $200,918.00 to 25 Keep South Carolina Beautiful affiliates to help create and maintain litter reduction and beautification programs and projects.

Congratulations to the organizations, government departments and non-profit organizations who received a grant.

For questions about PalmettoPride grants, please contact sjenkins@palmettopride.org.

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PalmettoPride is working towards a litter-free South Carolina. Created as a legislative initiative to fight litter and help beautify South Carolina by engaging citizens to take action in their communities through education, enforcement, awareness and pickup.

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