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A Note From Our New Advocacy Allies Chair

A welcome note from Chynna Phillips, the new Chair of the Advocacy Allies Peer Network


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Proof of Vaccination Not Required

Thank you to the SC Arts Alliance for this blog content! Last week, Governor McMaster signed H.3126 into law. While much attention was given to the bill’s primary action - banning vaccine mandates for public employers, it also bans “vaccine passports”. Here’s...


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ARPA Update: Contact Legislators

Contact House Ways & Means Committee members before Wednesday, February 9 to encourage them to add $100M for nonprofits in their Phase 1 ARPA allocation.


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Post and Courier Commentary - There’s a Piece Missing from SC’s Economic Development Equation

SC's philanthropic leaders speak out on importance of investing ARPA funds in the work of nonprofits.


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Investing $100 Million in Work of SC Nonprofits

Here is a simple breakdown of the $100 million request for the state to create a nonprofit grant program at the Department of Commerce with ARPA funding.


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Treasury Issues Final Rule (Guidance) on ARPA Funding

This past week, Treasury released its “Final Rule” on these funds - the final version after months of public comment and tweaks. These are the final regulations that must be followed when spending these state and local government funds. Today, we want to bring you a couple major changes.


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McMaster Releases ARPA Recommendations

Gov. McMaster released his recommendations on how the state should spend its $2.5 billion share of the American Rescue Plan Act.


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Quick ARPA Update

We begin 2022 with a unified request of $100 million for a nonprofit grant program through the Department of Commerce that incorporates nonprofit sector input and leadership.


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Tapped for their Grantmaking Expertise, ARPA offers Opportunity for Public Private Partnerships

Scott Wierman, President and CEO, Community Foundation of the Lowcountry shares how they are working with local government to help invest ARPA funds.


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AccelerateSC Recommends Nonprofit Funding

Read an overview of the $50 million recommended for human service nonprofits by AccelerateSC.


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Together SC ARP Committee Testimony

Watch Together SC testify before the House committee making recommendations on the state's ARP funding plan.


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The Post and Courier: How to accelerate SC recovery and growth for everybody’s benefit

Folks who feel like nothing gets done in South Carolina in July will think twice when they read all that Gov. Henry McMaster’s accelerateSC task force is doing this summer to craft our state’s vision for recovery from the pandemic that disrupted our economy and upended lives.


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