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Covid-19 Response

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COVID-19 and the Eviction Crisis - Recorded Webinar

South Carolina has the highest eviction rate in the country — almost four times the national average. This was discovered in 2016 by Princeton University’s Eviction Lab, which assessed more than 80 million eviction records nationwide to provide a comprehensive dataset dating back to...

11/23/2020

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Getting your PPP Loan Forgiven!

Note: Please check back on this post periodically. We'll update it as we get new information. Update 10/10/2020: It's worth the wait if your loan was $50K or less! The Treasury Department has released a streamlined, simpler application for organizations that received a loan of $50K or less. Update...

10/10/2020

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Riley Center Underscores Needs of SC Nonprofits

College of Charleston’s Riley Center for Livable Communities and Together SC Survey Findings Underscores Needs and Resilience of SC's nonprofits

09/28/2020

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Helping those needing assistance with utility bills

Help is available for customers who need assistance with utility bills By Mike Callahan In the early days of the pandemic, Duke Energy took swift action to help customers knowing the financial burdens that would result for many due to the health crisis. We suspended electric service...

09/27/2020

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SC Legislature Directs $25M CARES Act Funds to Nonprofits

UPDATE: September 23rd, the Legislature adopted H.3210, the state’s CARES Act Phase 2 funding allocation that includes a fund for grants to Nonprofits and the Governor signed. See this blog for application process. In the Bill: $25 million - Total Nonprofit Grant Program Grant...

09/24/2020

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Join the Stay SC Strong Campaign

Hello Allies As a nonprofit leader, you know better than most the effect COVID-19 has had on all aspects of life in South Carolina. To help combat the spread of the disease, DHEC has recently launched a public health campaign - Stay SC Strong. The campaign focuses on delivering key messages...

07/7/2020

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Become a Broadband Community Champion

Dear Together SC Allies: COVID-19 has laid bare that SC’s lack of Internet connectivity hurts so many families who can't access educational resources, healthcare services and job opportunities. Further, since we are all social distancing and currently trying to do everything from home...

06/21/2020

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Resources for Free Legal Services

Charleston Legal Access Launches Legal Clinic to Help Nonprofits Navigate the COVID-19 Crisis Lana Kleiman - Executive Director, Charleston Legal Access lana@charlestonlegalaccess.org Charleston Legal Access (CLA) is thrilled to partner with law firms Nelson Mullins and Jackson Lewis, Lawyers...

06/21/2020

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As South Carolina recovers, lets make equity a priority

Published May 20, 2020 in The Post and Courier By Melanie Huggins and Sherrie Snipes-Williams As Gov. Henry McMaster, accelerateSC and leaders across our beloved state continue to tackle the daunting task of reopening and rebuilding our economy, we and the Together SC network of nonprofit...

05/20/2020

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How SC could help minority businesses

Published in The Greenville News, on May 20, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic is ravaging the health, social fabric and economies of our communities, our country, and in fact the world. Two very powerful revelations have occurred: The virus is having a disproportionate effect on communities of color...

05/20/2020

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Leading Through Crisis: The Nonprofit Series

Allies for Good: As we now extend our new reality, life with COVID-19 and beyond, there is much that we still don’t know or understand. What is clear is that we are in a time unlike any other. In that spirit, we have started a blog series to share some insights and recommendations that are...

04/29/2020

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Applying for SBA Loans?

NOTE: This information is based on our best understanding, but cannot be relied upon as legal advice. Please confirm this information with your loan officer, financial advisor, or attorney. May 26 Update: In the new guidance issued by SBA, it seems that EIDL Advances are now deducted from the...

04/27/2020

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