REPORTING DEADLINES

The organization will provide to the following reports:

  1. Monthly Status Update due the 1st Friday of every month
  2. Litter Index Survey & Mid-year Progress report due within 6 months of receiving the grant award
  3. Final Summary and Expenditures due within 12 months of receiving the grant award

Failure to submit required reports shall disqualify the recipient for future grants.


Purpose of Grant

The Litter Crew Grant is a competitive grant that provides funding of up to $25,000 to municipalities and counties pay for litter removal crews. The governing organization should prioritize municipal or county maintained roads that would be unsafe for volunteers, roads that require routine maintenance, state highways, as needed, and hot spots. PalmettoPride maintains that litter prevention is best, but pickup is an important part of litter prevention. Routine pickup helps to reduce litter on the roads and to foster community pride.

Program mentors are available for establishment of new programs.

Eligible Applicants

The grant is open to city or county governments. Funds may be used to start up a local cleanup program or to supplement an existing program. Trash bags will be provided by PalmettoPride.

Applicants must provide a litter pickup plan including a full budget and use PalmettoPride’s grant reporting website on Submittable.

PalmettoPride reserves the right to reject all proposals and not award any grant funds under this solicitation. Failure to follow the directions outlined in the application guidelines will result in the application not being considered for funding.

Additional Program Requirements

PalmettoPride requires that recipients use these funds implement a litter prevention campaign in their counties if there is not one already. PalmettoPride can assist in this part of the program upon request.

Grant Period

The Litter Crew Grant will be for one year, with targeted start date of January 1, 2022. Special requests will be taken on an as is basis. PalmettoPride will dispense funds bi-annually dependent on activities and reports submitted and approved.

PalmettoPride is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to reducing litter and encouraging beautification efforts in South Carolina. To achieve these goals, the organization focuses on four essential areas — enforcement; education; awareness; and pickup.

REPORTING DEADLINES
The organization will provide to the following reports:

  1. Monthly Status Update due the 1st Friday of every month
  2. Final Summary and Expenditures due November 30.

Failure to submit required reports shall disqualify the recipient for future grants.

Help us ensure we have all of the most up to date information about your affiliate! Please submit this form anytime there are changes within your organization. 

You can now share results from an affiliate program, event, meeting, or any other affiliate "thing" you have going on! This is not required of affiliates, but it's a great way to share what you have going on with your other peers. We will share these once a month in a one-page newsletter. So, share your update, tell us how your event went, teach us how to do one of your lessons or upcycle projects, or just share a photo from your last cleanup. We look forward to hearing what you have to share with the rest of the affiliates. 

Let us know about your upcoming events! We just need some basic information to help make sure your event is successful from our end. Need more from us? Just let us know! 

Please use this form to track your affiliate training credit hours. 

Final Summary and Expenditures report is due no later than December 15.

All supportive documentation should be included as follows:

  • Expense receipts or purchase orders.
  • Before and after photos.  
  • Copies of all related newspaper articles.
  • All letters of commendation and other related documents.

Failure to submit required reports or to fulfill your proposed grant obligations shall disqualify the grantee for future grants and allows PalmettoPride the right to request items and/or financial reimbursement of the amount granted.    

REPORTING DEADLINES

The organization will provide to the following reports:

  1. Monthly Status Update due the 1st Friday of every month
  2. Litter Index Survey & Mid-year Progress report due within 6 months of receiving the grant award
  3. Final Summary and Expenditures due within 12 months of receiving the grant award

Failure to submit required reports shall disqualify the recipient for future grants. 

Final Summary and Expenditures report is due no later than December 31.       

All supportive documentation should be included as follows:

  • Expense receipts or purchase orders.
  • Before and after photos.  
  • Copies of all related newspaper articles.
  • All letters of commendation and other related documents.

Failure to submit required reports or to fulfill your proposed grant obligations shall disqualify the grantee for future grants and allows PalmettoPride the right to request items and/or financial reimbursement of the amount granted.   

Mid-Year Progress report is due no later than June 30

Failure to submit required reports or to fulfill your proposed grant obligations shall disqualify the grantee for future grants and allows PalmettoPride the right to request items and/or financial reimbursement of the amount granted.  





Final Summary and Expenditures report is due no later than September 30

All supportive documentation should be included as follows:

  • Before and after photos.
  • Copies of all related newspaper articles.
  • All letters of commendation and other related documents.


Failure to submit required reports or to fulfill your proposed grant obligations shall disqualify the grantee for future grants and allows PalmettoPride the right to request items and/or financial reimbursement of the amount granted.  







REPORTING DEADLINES

The organization will provide to the following reports:

  1. Monthly Status Update due the 1st Friday of every month
  2. Litter Index Survey & Mid-year Progress report due within 6 months of receiving the grant award
  3. Final Summary and Expenditures due within 12 months of receiving the grant award

Failure to submit required reports or to fulfill your proposed grant obligations shall disqualify the grantee for future grants and allows PalmettoPride the right to request items and/or financial reimbursement of the amount granted.  







The Great American Cleanup is the nation’s largest organized annual cleanup, beautification and community improvement program. It is held every year during the month of March through May. The Great American Cleanup is a platform for a wide range of initiatives embraced by Keep America Beautiful’s mission, such as: litter pickups, litter prevention  education, recycling drives, graffiti removal, beautification and community improvement projects. 

Reporting deadline:  June 15

All supportive documentation should be included as follows:

  • Before and after photos.  
  • Copies of all related newspaper articles.
  • All letters of commendation and other related documents.

Failure to submit required reports or to fulfill your proposed grant obligations shall disqualify the grantee for future grants and allows PalmettoPride the right to request items and/or financial reimbursement of the amount granted.   

South Carolina Litter Control Association is an organization dedicated to the cause of litter reduction in the state of South Carolina through education and enforcement efforts.

Our mission is to support and actively promote membership to all professionals engaged in litter control work and to anyone interested in the cause of litter control and to be the voice for strict enforcement of all litter laws.

Did you know for every additional cigarette receptacle, the littering rate for cigarette butts decreases 9%?  When asked, a majority of smokers said they would properly dispose of their butts if suitable receptacles were available. Keep South Carolina Beautiful requests your help in finding locations to place FREE cigarette litter bins to provide opportunities for adult smokers to dispose of their cigarette butts properly.

Requirements:

  • Install the cigarette litter bin(s) in an accessible place (e.g., outside entrance to retail location, or transition point where adult smokers commonly dispose of cigarette butts). Hardware is included to mount each receptacle.
  • Maintain litter stand(s) (e.g., regularly empty cigarette butts into garbage).

Please follow instructions to help us ensure we have up to date information for the Adopt-A-Highway program. 

Fill out the information below within one week after your pickup in order to receive credit for your efforts. Your participation cannot be credited until this information is received. 

WHEN:   September 9, 2021

WHERE: MYRTLE BEACH MARRIOTT RESORT & SPA AT GRANDE DUNES

                8400 Costa Verde Drive

                Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

GROUP RATE STANDARD ROOM: $139.00

Rooms can be reserved by calling (800) 228-9290. Be sure to ask for the SC Litter Control Association group block. You may also make your reservations online at:

https://www.marriott.com/events/start.mi?id=1593691815377&key=GRP

Space is limited, so reservations must be made by Wednesday, August 18, 2021, after which time the room rate is not guaranteed.

TIME:       8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

COST:     $100.00

INCLUDES: 

  • One 3' x 6'’ table and one chair
  • Half page ad in program guide
  • Mailing list of attendees (in excel format)

Exhibit Registration deadline is August 15, 2021. No refunds will be made after August 15, 2021.  


Exhibitors Program Listing:

Along with your application, please include your 50-word company description and upload your program guide ad and logo (300 dpi or higher). You can also send your ad and logo via email to sjenkins@palmettopride.org by August 15, 2021.

Pre-registration List:

A pre-registration list is available to all companies participating. The registration list will be emailed two weeks before the conference. Registration mailing lists will be sent in Microsoft Excel format. 

Property Responsibility/Insurance:

You are responsible for insuring the safety of your personnel and your exhibit materials from theft, damage, accident, fire and other such causes. Exhibitors who desire to carry insurance must do so at their own expense. All property of the exhibitors is understood to remain in their own care, custody and control in transit to and from the confines of the exhibit area, as well as while it is on the floor. Security and storage space will not be provided. The SC Litter Control Association and their agents are not responsible for losses incurred, theft or damage to materials.

Purpose of Grant

The Litter Prevention Grant is a competitive grant that provides organizations up to $5,000 to develop successful anti-litter programs and activities at the local level. 

Eligible Applicants

All litter control organizations, government departments/organizations, non-profit organizations in South Carolina are eligible to apply for these funds. Priority will be given to groups who have not received a grant within the last two (2) fiscal years and those who partner with other volunteer organizations committed to litter reduction.

All grant recipients will be required to participate in the Great American Cleanup. Prior grant recipients who are not in compliance with grant requirements will be deemed ineligible to receive funds. No organization will be awarded more than one Litter Prevention Grant per county per funding cycle. Joint projects are also only eligible for one grant award.

Application Submission Process

A governing body, such as County, City or Town Council, may administer grant funding. PalmettoPride reserves the right to reject all proposals and not award any grant funds under this solicitation. Failure to follow the directions outlined in the application guidelines will result in the application not being considered for funding.

Grant Period

The Litter Prevention Grants are awarded for one year. 

Use of Grant Funds 

Total maximum funding allowed is $5,000.  Eligible grant activities may include any combination of the following:

  • Community involvement cleanups 
  • Tarp campaigns
  • Illegal dumpsite remediation and removal
  • Heavy duty or OSHA materials for litter removal
  • Supplies for large on-going litter cleanups (i.e. monthly cleanups, assign-a-highway, community service)
  • Litter pickup safety signs
  • Conferences/Travel (up to $1,500)

In-Kind Donations

  • Litter cleanup supplies 
  • Tarps
  • Trash bags (PalmettoPride green bags)

Grant Reports and Requirements

All grantees must participate in the litter reduction related Great American Cleanup of SC, held March 20 – June 21.

  • Great American Cleanup report is due Aug 1.
  • Mid-year Progress report is due June 30. 
  • Final Summary and Expenditures report is due December 31

If you fail to comply with these guidelines or to fulfill your proposed grant obligations, PalmettoPride reserves the right to request items and/or financial reimbursement of the amount granted. Failure to submit required reports shall disqualify the recipient for any future grants.

Any questions regarding the PalmettoPride Litter Prevention Grant should be directed to:

Sherryl Jenkins, Grants Coordinator

(877) 725-7733 or sjenkins@palmettopride.org

Purpose of Grant

The Litter Task Force Grant is a competitive grant that provides funding of up to $20,000 to pay for a part-time litter control officer, dedicated to enforcing state and local litter laws. This grant is a pilot program coordinated by PalmettoPride for the sole purpose of providing assistance to county governments to help enforce state and local litter laws. Grant recipients will have the option to receive funds for two years provided they fulfill the obligations of the grant. 

The grant funds will be dispersed bi-annually dependent upon activities and success of the officer in enforcing state and local litter laws. Recipients will initially receive a check for $10,000.  This reflects the first installment of a $20,000 total grant award.  The remaining $10,000 will be remitted in six months based upon review of your grant reports. Grant recipients can receive funds for two-years if requirements of the grant are met and a reduction of litter is measurable. 

PalmettoPride is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to reducing litter and encouraging beautification efforts in South Carolina. To achieve these goals, the organization focuses on four essential areas — enforcement; education; awareness; and pickup. 

Eligible Applicants

The grant is open to county governments and Sheriff’s Departments, depending on where the officer will be housed. Priority will be given to counties that do not currently have any enforcement officers dedicated to litter control. 

Prior grant recipients who are not in compliance with other PalmettoPride grant requirements will be deemed ineligible to receive funds. 

Application Submission Process

A governing body, such as County Council or Sheriff’s Department, may administer grant funding. PalmettoPride reserves the right to reject all proposals and not award any grant funds under this solicitation. Failure to follow the directions outlined in the application guidelines will result in the application not being considered for funding.

Grant Period

The Litter Task Force Grant is awarded for an initial one year term with possibility of a second year, depending on compliance with grant requirements. 

Use of Grant Funds 

The purpose of this grant is to reduce litter in your county by increasing litter tickets and fines collected and/or community service issued. 

Grant Reports and Requirements

 The organization will provide to the following reports:

  1. Monthly Status Update due the 1st Friday of every month
  2. Litter Index Survey & Mid-Year Progress report due within 6 months of receiving the grant award
  3. Final Summary and Expenditures due within 12 months of receiving the grant award


    Questions regarding the PalmettoPride Litter Task Force Grant should be directed to:
    Sherryl Jenkins, Grants Coordinator
    (877) 725-7733 or sjenkins@palmettopride.org

Zero Tolerance for Litter Campaign - PalmettoPride, in partnership with the SC Litter Control Association, promotes a “Zero Tolerance for Litter” campaign every year. The event is designed to encourage all law enforcement agencies to target littering, uncovered loads, and illegal dumping. The campaign also educates the public that littering is a crime with costly penalties.  Through combining the resources of state, local, and nonprofit organizations; this operation will be conducted on any 3 days in the month of April throughout the entire state for the sole purpose of improving the quality of life in South Carolina.  

Submission deadline for all enforcement related reports are as follows: 

DUE DATE                  REPORT                                                  TOTAL NUMBERS FOR

April 15                        1st Quarter                                               Jan – March

May 15                         Zero Tolerance for Litter Campaign      April

August 15                    2nd Quarter                                             May – July

November 15              3rd Quarter                                              Aug – Oct

December 31              4th Quarter                                              Nov – Dec


I. Purpose of Grant

PalmettoPride, South Carolina’s 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to reducing litter, will award grants to Keep America Beautiful affiliates, subject to the availability of funds, for the purpose of creating and maintaining successful litter reduction, waste reduction and beautification efforts in South Carolina. 

Funding Levels: Maximum funding is $10,000. 

II. Eligible Applicants

Certified Keep America Beautiful (KAB) affiliate groups in good standing are eligible to apply for these funds. 

III. Use of Grant Funds: 

  • Promotional Materials (up to $2,000) - i.e. printing of t-shirts, banners and stickers.
  • KAB Network fees 
  • Board Insurance Policies
  • Litter pickup supplies
  • Mission related program and event needs
  • Max $2,000 for KSCB and/or KAB conferences/travel 
  • Administrative fees, including hourly wages/stipends or any indirect costs – up to 20%.
  • Any additional needs or for special financial requests, please contact Mallory Coffey at mcoffey@palmettopride.org.

IV. In-Kind Donations: 

  • Litter cleanup supplies
  • Cigarette Prevention Program Bins/Receptacles
  • Tarps
  • Bags (PalmettoPride green bags)

A grants review panel will make final decisions on all grants. PalmettoPride reserves the right to reject all of the proposals and not award any grant funds under this solicitation. Failure to follow the directions outlined in the application guidelines will result in the application not being considered for funding. 

I. Purpose of Grant

The Keep South Carolina Beautiful New Affiliate Startup Grant is a competitive grant that provides organizations funding for the development and certification of new South Carolina based Keep America Beautiful affiliates. 


II. Eligible Applicants

This grant will only be awarded to groups who successfully complete the new Keep America Beautiful affiliate certification process with a compensated affiliate coordinator/director. Please contact Mallory Coffey, KSCB State Leader, at mcoffey@palmettopride.org


III. Funding Levels: 

  1. $5,000 - New Startup Grant (population below 20,000)
  2. $10,000 - New Startup Grant (population 20,000+)


VI. Use of Grant Funds: 

  1. KAB Certification Application fee
  2. Max $2,000 for KSCB or KAB conferences/travel 
  3. First year budget


V. Terms of Use

Upon submission of this proposal, the applicant will be bound by its contents.  In the event PalmettoPride accepts this proposal, the applicant will fully comply with the terms and conditions detailed below:

1.  The organization will maintain a proper accounting system in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, retain appropriate financial records, and provide supporting documentation of all expenditures with receipts.


2.  The organization will initiate and complete all work outlined in the project description within the applicable time frame after receipt of funding from PalmettoPride.


3.  Amendments to the grants are permitted upon the mutual agreement of PalmettoPride and the grantee organization and will become effective when specified in writing by PalmettoPride.


4.  The applicant, "Keep ___________ Beautiful," understands that if they do not complete the Keep America Beautiful Application process within one year of their Community Training date, that they will not be in compliance with the grant terms and conditions and will be required to reimburse PalmettoPride within 30 days for grant expenditures, up to the total grant awarded. 


5. The PalmettoPride logo must appear on all printed and promotional items associated with the grant project (e.g. tee shirts, signs, invitations, promo items, etc.).  PalmettoPride must have final approval on all printed materials prior to publication. To get a copy of the logo, contact Mallory Coffey at (877) 725-7733 or via email at mcoffey@palmettopride.org. 


6.  The applicant understands that any non-compliance with the terms and conditions of this grant will render the organization ineligible for future grants until such a time when the organization has fulfilled all obligations.


A grants review panel will make final decisions on all grants. PalmettoPride reserves the right to reject all of the proposals and not award any grant funds under this solicitation. Failure to follow the directions outlined in the application guidelines will result in the application not being considered for funding. 

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