The Spartanburg Regional Foundation grants program infused more than $600,000 this year into the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System and local non-profit organizations committed to promoting health and wellness
The Spartanburg Regional Foundation grants program infused more than $600,000 this year into the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System and local non-profit organizations committed to promoting health and wellness.
Grants for community organizations are focused on meeting the ongoing challenges brought on by COVID-19, while health system grants will support a wide range of innovative programs to promote access to care for those in need.
“The Foundation is proud to support a deserving group of 2020 recipients, and we are grateful to the donors who make these grants possible,” said Kristy Caradori, executive director of the Foundation.
The following nonprofit organizations are each receiving a grant of $13,445 to support essential safety net services for Upstate residents in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cherokee County Meals on Wheels
Free Medical Clinic of Cherokee County
Greer Relief and Resources Agency
Hope Center for Children
Middle Tyger Community Center
SAFE Homes – Rape Crisis Coalition
St. Luke’s Free Medical Clinic
The following Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System departments and programs are receiving grant support in 2020:
$38,256. This grant will support dental care for clients.
$20,000. This grant will fund pill disposal to help reduce the dependency of opioid addiction.
Medical Group of the Carolinas – Psychiatry
$28,750. This grant will increase access to behavioral health.
Spartanburg Medical Center – Organ, Tissue, Eye Donor Program
$4,150. This grant will assist with data collection on organ donation.
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System – Administration
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System – Trauma
$2,844. This grant will fund bleeding control kits and educational materials.
Union Medical Center
$30,000. This grant will provide medications to patients residing in Union County.
$75,000. This grant will provide funds for an outdoor courtyard at the facility.
Learn more about the Spartanburg Regional Foundation grants program by visiting https://regionalfoundation.com/grants/.
Make a donation to the Foundation at https://regionalfoundation.com/donate-now/.