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2022 Community Giving Application


Applications will be evaluated on the project's alignment with South Carolina Ports' grant focus areas, measurable outcomes, lasting impacts and outreach potential. South Carolina Ports does not guarantee that previously funded organizations will be approved in the future.


PLEASE NOTE: The application must be submitted electronically via the form below. The application does not allow applicants to save drafts and return later. The deadline for applications is Friday, July 29, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Late submissions will not be accepted. For any questions, email Kelsi Brewer.


*For your application to be considered, you must send a copy of your organization's W9 to Kelsi Brewer at kbrewer@scspa.com.

* First Name
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* Last Name
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* Organization Name
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* Job Title
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* Work Phone
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* Email Address
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* Address 1
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Address 2
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* City
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* Postal Code
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* State
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* Organization Website
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* Organization mission statement:
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Select the focus area under which this program is applicable:


Maritime Commerce: South Carolina Ports is committed to sponsoring programs and services that educate and promote maritime commerce and transportation, market interaction, trade development, maritime industry-related career readiness, and maritime services.


Economic Development: South Carolina Ports is committed to supporting maritime-related trade associations, small business development initiatives, economic growth, chamber memberships and activities, and education.


Environmental Awareness: South Carolina Ports is committed to sponsoring programs that promote environmental protection and/or stewardship through educational projects and initiatives aimed at waste reduction, pollution prevention, marsh creation, and storm-water management. The range of programs may include parks and open space development, community environmental initiatives, restoration projects dedicated to protecting the environment and promoting environmental stewardship.


Community Outreach: South Carolina Ports is committed to supporting community-based activities or programs that promote the general welfare of a community and promote port-related alliances, governmental cooperatives, strategic opportunities for South Carolina Ports employee volunteerism, and educational initiatives and community outreach efforts. The highest priority consideration will be given to those communities in which the port operates.

* Areas of focus:
* Project title and brief description of program for which funding is requested:
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* Why is this program important to our community:
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* Date(s) and location/geographic area impacted by the program/event: If unknown, please share tentative dates/location:
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* Number of people/things (i.e. students, community members, roadways, etc.) that will benefit from or be positively impacted by the program:
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* Funding request from SC Ports:
* Please specify how SC Ports funds would be used:
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* Total program budget:
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* Other firm financial commitments for this program. Please include company/organization and financial commitment: 
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* How will SC Ports be recognized as a sponsor or participant? 
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* Previous SC Ports grants your organization has received, including the date, project and amount of funding (if none, enter N/A): 
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* List your organization's staff involved in the project:
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Your copy should address 3 key questions: Who am I writing for? (Audience) Why should they care? (Benefit) What do I want them to do here? (Call-to-Action)


Create a great offer by adding words like "free" "personalized" "complimentary" or "customized." A sense of urgency often helps readers take an action, so think about inserting phrases like "for a limited time only" or "only 7 remaining"!