Author: Smith, Katy

Since the Paycheck Protection Program was announced, CommunityWorks has handled 200 calls from local businesses and nonprofits and has provided 100 coaching sessions.  Staff have participated in 20 webinars and educational sessions to provide information to potential applicants.  This has resulted in more than 50...

During this week's webinar, we featured Kerry Murphy, Executive Director of Artisphere, who shared how they handled the postponement of the beloved festival during such uncertain times.  Deborah McKetty with the United Way of Greenville County gave the latest updates on the COVID Relief Fund,...

Much of the attention nationwide and in our GPP and Nonprofit Alliance webinars has been directed at the CARES Act’s $351 billion Paycheck Protection Program.  Many Greenville County nonprofits did take advantage of this opportunity, and those that weren't able to are hoping for more...

NPA held its weekly COVID-19 update and conversation, and dozens of nonprofit leaders participated. Michael Nail, employment attorney with Ogletree Deakins, gave a detailed review of changes in the Family Medical Leave Act, unemployment, and other employment law related to COVID. Sabrina Reeder, coordinator of Greenville Counts,...

On April 7th, the Nonprofit Alliance hosted a weekly webinar, focusing on the Paycheck Protection Program and how to apply.   Robyn Campbell with Elliott Davis presented on how nonprofits can approach the PPP application.  She suggested they set up a simple spreadsheet to account for...

GPP members logged on for a weekly webinar update on the latest on COVID in Greenville County, the nonprofit sector, and ways for funders to get involved.  This week's session included: Comments from Bob Morris on how the Community Foundation of Greenville is adapting because...

GPP members logged on for a weekly webinar update on the latest on COVID in Greenville County, the nonprofit sector, and ways for funders to get involved.  This week's session included: Update from Catherine Puckett with the Nonprofit Alliance on the comprehensive survey of COVID...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1585861891399{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-right: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;background-color: #efefef !important;}"]Note: this does not constitute professional legal or financial advice.  This is merely a compilation of other resources and research we have done.  Please consult with your...

Thirty members participated in the first GPP webinar on COVID-19.  As of the prior afternoon, there were 342 cases in South Carolina, seven deaths, and 39 cases in Greenville County.  Even though it is likely just the beginning of Greenville County’s experience of the crisis,...

You’ve heard the catchy jingles on television for title loans.  You’ve seen storefronts for payday loans and pawn shops on every corner in certain parts of town.  But if you’re like many South Carolinians, you don’t know much about the “payday lending” industry. Some of our...