Darlington receives two PalmettoPride Community Pride Grants

PalmettoPride has announced the 2015-2016 Community Pride Grant recipients. The PalmettoPride Community Pride Grants provides organizations and local governments with funds to help create successful litter eradication programs and beautification projects in their communities.

Darlington received two grants.

The first will complete the Rose Garden on Pearl Street, and the second will be used towards the “Pots on the Square” project to beautify the downtown area. Both projects are part of the City of Darlington Beautifcation Board, DDRA, and Kalmia Garden Study Club.

This year’s recipients are:

Abbeville- Abbeville County Historical Society: $8,000.00
Aiken- Aiken County Dept. of Public Works: $1,812.00
Allendale- Allendale Co. Aeronautic & Economic Development Commission: $5,400.00
Bamberg- Bamberg County: $4,000.00
Beaufort- Beaufort County Solid Waste & Recycling: $4,000.00
Calhoun- Calhoun County: $6,556.00
Horry- Carolina Forest Beautification Group: $2,500.00
York- Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation: $2,065.00
Lexington- Chapin Woman’s Club: $2,188.00
Richland- City Center Partnership: $2,480.00
Barnwell- City of Barnwell: $5,000.00
Beaufort- City of Beaufort: $4,975.00
Richland- City of Columbia Public Works – Solid Waste Division: $5,000.00
Darlington- City of Darlington: $4,894.00
Greenville- City of Greenville Dept. of Parks & Recreation: $4,998.00
Florence- City of Lake City: $4,999.00
Horry- City of Myrtle Beach: $4,985.00
York- City of Rock Hill: $2,500.00
Charleston- Community Pride, Inc. of Charleston County: $7,014.00
Richland- Congaree Land Trust: $5,000.00
Beaufort- Daufuskie Island Conservancy: $354.00
Spartanburg- Fairforest Garden Club: $2,200.00
Beaufort- Friends of Garden’s Corner: $2,500.00
Georgetown- Friends of the Kaminski House: $2,500.00
Horry- Girl Scout Troop 955: $2,500.00
Greenville- Greenville County Solid Waste Division: $8,000.00
Greenwood- Grendel Village Association: $2,500.00
Berkeley- Habitat for Humanity of Berkeley County: $2,500.00
Richland- Harbison State Forest: $2,577.00
Horry- Horry County Planning & Zoning Dept.: $4,000.00
Lexington- Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission: $8,000.00
Charleston- James Island Pride: $1,050.00
Darlington- Kalmia Garden Study Club: $2,500.00
Marion- Marion County: $8,000.00
Laurens- Musgrove Mill State Historic Site: $8,000.00
Oconee- Oconee County Solid Waste: $4,000.00
Pickens- Pickens County: $4,855.00
Anderson- Roberts Presbyterian Church: $2,500.00
Greenwood- Town of Ninety Six: $2,500.00
Williamsburg- Trio Community Action Organization: $2,500.00
Spartanburg- Tucapau Baptist Church: $2,500.00
Greenville- Upstate Circle of Friends: $2,500.00
York- Winthrop University: $5,000.00
York- York County Collection & Recycling: $4,000.00

PalmettoPride is a 501C3 non-profit litter prevention and beautification organization in South Carolina. We engage citizens to take an active role in keeping their communities clean and beautiful. Our programs have helped reduce litter by more than 60%. For more information, please visit www.palmettopride.org.

Author: Jana Pye

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