Partner Spotlight - How To Apply For Colonial Life/Unum Funding
There's nothing Together SC enjoys more than connecting members with one another; we especially love introducing our corporate and philanthropic partners and nonprofit leaders.
Welcome to our first Partner Spotlight. Who better to spotlight than Colonial Life/Unum.
Headquartered in Columbia, they recently made exciting changes to their grantmaking objectives and program guidelines.
Join Alana Stoker, Program Manager for Corporate Social Responsibility, as she discusses Colonial Life'/Unum's new grant funding focus on creating stronger, more equitable communities by supporting organizations working to end racism, discrimination and bias. Their focus areas are:
- Systemic and policy change
- Support action-oriented programs that champion solutions that work to permanently reverse or eradicate discriminatory or bias-led systems and policies.
- Provide training aimed to help individuals and organizations understand racial and social injustice, build empathy toward traditionally marginalized groups and communities, and create more equitable organizations and systems.
- Economic justice
- Work with marginalized communities to promote financial inclusion and prevent exploitation due to economic status.
- Civic engagement
- Engage in programs that provide a voice to marginalized individuals or groups so that they may address issues or concerns regarding their community.
Alana will explain their rolling annual application process and how your organization can get started.
You will also hear from recent grant recipients, Root & Rebound and Columbia College, as they share their experiences going through the Colonoial LIfe/Unum funding process.Panelists include:
- Peter Mitchell, Columbia College Institute of Trauma Informed Practices
- Alesia Rico Flores, South Carolina Direcctor of Systems Change, Root & Rebound
- Ana Walker, South Carolina Director of Legal Services, Root & Rebound
Come with your own questions about how your organization may qualify for a Colonial Lifes/Unum Social Justice Grant.
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