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 2019 in Review Flyer to see how the Grants Department assisted Appalachian communities last year.


Grant Programs

Appalachian Regional Commission

Community Block Development Grants (CDBG)

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

Economic Development Administration

  • Infrastructure improvement grants for economic development

USDA - Rural Development

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

State Grant Programs

Current Projects

Anderson County
  • Airport Terminal

Anderson City
  • Innovate Kitchen

  • Lime Street Park and Trailhead

  • Streetscape Improvements

  • Littlejohn Community Center Renovation

  • Alice Mill Sewer Improvements

  • Bent Creek Sewer Extension

  • Eastside Sewer Improvements

  • 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

  • Building Demolition
  • Simpsonville Arts Center Renovation
Spartanburg Community College
  • SPARK Facility Improvements

  • Walhalla Water Interconnection
West Union
  • Water System Improvement

  • Belton Drive Sewer Upgrade

  • Mahaffey Rd Sewer Upgrade

  • Building Demolition


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