Unlocking financial equity with CommunityWorks. During this podcast, we share conversations surrounding financial equity and opportunity within the community. The Community Vault will amplify voices that are creating solutions and speaking truth within their sphere, as well as give a voice to the resources that are offered through CommunityWorks.
Join us as we discuss COVID Relief Funding and Community Development with Greenville County. Meredith Papapieris, the Director of Grants and Special Projects, and Nicole Wood, the Assistant County Administrator, share the journey of distributing the 91M Greenville County received through the Cares Act in Greenville County. We specifically discuss how small businesses were affected by COVID and positively impacted by the relief funding. We also talk through how CommunityWorks partnered with the County to distribute the Cares Act funding for small businesses - particularly through the Hospitality Grant.
To keep up to date with Greenville County, visit their website: https://www.greenvillecounty.org/
In this episode of the Community Vault, we discuss key policy efforts surrounding Community Economic Development in South Carolina. Bernie Mazyck, the President and CEO of the South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development (SCACED), and South Carolina Representative, Chandra Dillard join Tammie Hoy Hawkins, CEO of CommunityWorks, and Virginia Wilson, Communications Manager of CommunityWorks for this interesting discussion. We discuss COVID-19's impact on CED in SC, legislation affecting CED and low-moderate income communities, and how anyone can advocate for a brighter future for our state.
Learn more about SCACED: https://www.scaced.org/
Join the Advocacy Bootcamp Webinar Series: https://www.scaced.org/community-development-institute
Reach Representative Chandra Dillard: https://www.scstatehouse.gov/member.php?code=0479545397
Find your State Representative: https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative
Learn more about CommunityWorks: https://communityworkscarolina.org/
What is the CommunityWorks Women's Business Center? Why is it important? How are we seeing women entrepreneurship grow and evolve in the midst of COVID-19. Tune in as we discuss the Women's Business Center with the CW WBC Program Director, Ana Parra.
Website / sign up for a consultation: https://communityworkscarolina.org/womens-business-center/
WBC FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/communityworkswbc
Welcome to The Community Vault, where we discuss unlocking financial equity and justice with CommunityWorks. During the first episode, we will introduce you to CommunityWorks, a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution located in Greenville, South Carolina. We hope you’ll join us as we talk to local leaders, entrepreneurs, financial experts and more about creating more vibrant and financially stable communities for everyone.