Grants Services

Grants Services

The Grants Services Department provides resources to assist local governments and their agencies, focusing on a wide range of community and economic development related projects.

Our staff assistance includes project planning, project development, grant writing, and grant management. Our objective is to match the needs of the community to the grant funding available to maximize opportunities and resources. Our staff serves as consultant, liaison, problem solver and project manager to make certain the project is feasible and contributes to a healthy, safe and sustainable community.

Our goal in assisting to shape our communities is to ensure a strong economical viable region. Check out our 2020 in Review Flyer to see how the Grants Department assisted Appalachian communities last year.


Grant Programs

Appalachian Regional Commission

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Community Block Development Grants (CDBG)

  • Infrastructure improvement grants for economic development
  • Residential water and sewer
  • Housing rehabilitation
  • Community facilities improvements/ construction

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Economic Development Administration

  • Infrastructure improvement grants for economic development

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USDA - Rural Development

  • Infrastructure improvement grants for economic development
  • Community facilities improvements
  • Residential water and sewer

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State Grant Programs

Current Projects

Anderson County
  • Airport Terminal
Anderson City
  • Innovate Kitchen
Blacksburg
  • Lime Street Park and Trailhead
Chesnee
  • Streetscape Improvements
Clemson
  • Littlejohn Community Center Renovation
Easley
  • Alice Mill Sewer Improvements
Greer
  • Bent Creek Sewer Extension
Inman
  • Eastside Sewer Improvements
Liberty
  • Rices Creek Lift Station
  • Strategic Plan
Oconee County
  • Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority Fair Play
City of Pickens
  • South Pickens Neighborhood Revitalization
Powdersville Water District
  • S. Fishtrap and Highway 88 Connector
Seneca
  • Building Demolition
Simpsonville
  • Simpsonville Arts Center Renovation
Spartanburg Community College
  • SPARK Facility Improvements
Walhalla
  • Walhalla Water Interconnection
West Union
  • Water System Improvement
Williamston
  • Belton Drive Sewer Upgrade
  • Mahaffey Rd Sewer Upgrade
Woodruff
  • Building Demolition

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