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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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Guidance to Local Governments on ARP Grants

Together SC has teamed up with the Municipal Association of SC to provide local governments with guidelines on granting to nonprofits with local government allocations from the American Rescue Plan.


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Nonprofits - Understanding the American Rescue Plan

In January, Together SC’s Board of Directors adopted the 2021 Advocacy Agenda. At the top of that list is “COVID-19 Relief for Nonprofits”. Since then, we’ve been monitoring the Statehouse and Congress on where exactly additional relief would come. We got our answer in March the ARP.


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ARP Funding Full Guidance - Nonprofit Perspective and Opportunities

This blog post contains portions pulled, with permission, from our friends at the SC Arts Alliance. Thank you SCAA! Before diving in, be sure to read our quick overview of the ARP State/Local Funding in a recent blog post here, and view our webinar on this funding here. This blog assumes that...


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American Rescue Plan & Nonprofits - What We Know

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) was signed into law earlier this month. The $1.9 trillion legislation has a number of provisions that impact all nonprofits, and we wanted to share a quick list of some general areas to highlight, plus what you can do to advocate for nonprofits now.


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