Eight Aiken County nonprofit organizations were among 48 organizations selected for the 2021 Community Grants Award.
On Thursday, the Community Foundation for the CSRA announced the recipients for grant funding which totaled more than $585,000, according to a news release.
“Each of these nonprofit agencies meets the pressing and evolving needs of our community and impacts the lives of the individuals they serve across education, youth enrichment, health, the environment, the arts, culture and history, as well as people in need,” the Community Foundation for the CSRA said in a news release.
USC Aiken received $15,000 to go toward its Call Me MISTER program, which seeks to increase the pool of available teachers from a broader, more diverse background.
The grant will allow participants to receive scholarships and help with costs for the program such as…