Talking Together with Philanthropic Partners: CARES Act Fund Allocation

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

United Way Association of SC, SC Grantmakers Network and Together SC are joining together to host weekly calls for our philanthropic colleagues.

Our goal is to share what's happening across the state and to lift up and inspire philanthropic partnerships, locally and statewide.

Weekly calls will happen each Wednesday from 9:00 am to 9:45 am.

May 6th:

There's $1.9 Billion in funds coming into South Carolina from the CARES Act. We will discuss who gets what.

Thank you to our guest speakers!

Naomi Lett, President & CEO

United Way Association of SC

Katy Smith, Staff & Facilitator

Greenville Partnership for Philanthropy

Registration Process

Please register so we can send you the recording or any materials afterwards. 

Registering will also allow you to add each call to your calendar with the zoom call in number. 

We encourage participants to join 5 minutes early so that we can begin on time.  As soon as you join, please be sure to mute your line and enter your name & organization in the chat box.

After each weekly call, we will send out a follow-up email with the recording and other provided resources, as well as the link to register for the following week.

The Zoom details will remain the same for all calls, and is included in each event header, It will will also be provided upon registering for each call.

If you do not already have a profile in our database, be sure to set yours up when you register.  It will make registering for future events go much quicker, and will help provide you with further resources. 

If you have trouble, let Brandi Elkins know:




May 6
Updates in Chatbox on Covid-19 and philanthropic efforts
9:05 AM CARES Act Funding for South Carolina
Naomi Lett & Katy Smith

Attendees (23)

Mac Bennett

Nonprofit Sector Consultant

Capital Development Services

DeLana Dameron

Founder / Chief Strategist

Red Olive Creative Consulting

Susan DeVenny


J. Marion Sims Foundation

Amanda Dow

Duke Energy Foundation Manager- SC

Duke Energy Foundation

Sally Ehrenfried

Principal, Government Relations


Mary Finklea

Board Chair

Eastern Carolina Community Foundation

Tammie Hoy-Hawkins

President & CEO

CommunityWorks Carolina

Michele Lineberger

Executive Director

The Springs Close Foundation

Jeff McCormack

Executive Director

SC Physicians Care Charity

Tish McCutchen


Jolley Foundation

Bob Morris

Community Foundation of Greenville

Mamie Nicholson


The Self Family Foundation

Donna V.S. Ortega

Community Investment Officer

J. Marion Sims Foundation

Catherine Puckett

Program Director


Caroline Rakar

Steering Committee


Minor Mickel Shaw


Daniel-Mickel Foundation

Pam Temple

Program Director

J. Marion Sims Foundation

6 Other Registered Attendees


Weekly Calls Hosted by:


Chris Steed,

Fullerton Foundation, Executive Director

SC Grantmakers Network, Chair


Naomi Lett,

United Way Association of SC, President & CEO



Madeleine McGee,

 Together SC, President


For More Information:

Madeleine McGee

Madeleine McGee

President/CEO, Together SC

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