Talking Together with Philanthropic Partners: CARES Act Fund Allocation

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

Event Details

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:



Amanda Dow
Amanda Dow Duke Energy Foundation
Bob Morris
Bob Morris Community Foundation of Greenville
Caroline Rakar
Caroline Rakar Steering Committee CCF
Catherine Puckett
Catherine Puckett NPA Staff GPP
DeLana Dameron
DeLana Dameron Founder / Chief Strategist Red Olive Creative Consulting
Donna V.S. Ortega
Donna V.S. Ortega Community Investment Officer J. Marion Sims Foundation
Jeff McCormack
Jeff McCormack Executive Director SC Physicians Care Charity
Mac Bennett
Mac Bennett Senior Counsel Capital Development Services
Mamie Nicholson
Mamie Nicholson President The Self Family Foundation
Mary Finklea
Mary Finklea Board Chair Eastern Carolina Community Foundation
Michele Lineberger
Michele Lineberger Interim Executive Director (as of 9/01/2020) The Springs Close Foundation
Minor Mickel Shaw
Minor Mickel Shaw Chairman Daniel-Mickel Foundation
Pam Temple
Pam Temple Program Director J. Marion Sims Foundation
Sally Ehrenfried
Sally Ehrenfried Principal, Government Relations Blackbaud
Susan DeVenny
Susan DeVenny J. Marion Sims Foundation
Tammie Hoy-Hawkins
Tammie Hoy-Hawkins President & CEO CommunityWorks Carolina
Tish McCutchen
Tish McCutchen Program Officer Jolley Foundation
6 Other Registered Attendees


May 6
9:00 AM WELCOME Updates in Chatbox on Covid-19 and philanthropic efforts
9:05 AM CARES Act Funding for South Carolina Naomi Lett & Katy Smith

For More Information:

Madeleine McGee
Madeleine McGee
President/CEO Together SC (803)929-0399x11


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