Congratulations on your grant approval!

Your program is important and worthy of media attention. Publicity and media coverage will help ensure the success of the funded project, your organization, and Power:Ed. To help you communicate the impact of your work, we have provided a Grantee Press Kit that includes:

The following materials are intended for the use of Power:Ed grantees and will help you get the recognition your project and organization deserve. Here are some suggested ways to announce your organizations grant award:

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram Sample Posts

Share these on your favorite social media channel, and don't forget to download our social images to go with your post!

Post 1

We would like to thank Power:Ed by @scstudentloan for recognizing the work we do for the people in South Carolina and supporting our mission by providing us with a grant of [amount of grant]. We will use this money to help communities in South Carolina receive the resources they need to further their education and their careers.

Post 2

We would like to express our gratitude to Power:Ed by @scstudentloan for showing their support in our mission of helping South Carolinians receive access to education by giving us a grant of [amount of grant]. This financial contribution will be used to further the work we do and help South Carolinians’ succeed in education.

Post 3

We’re excited to announce that we have just received a grant of [amount of grant] from Power:Ed! It is an honor to be recognized for the work we are doing to further education in South Carolina, and it is an honor to receive this support to be able to continue doing just that. We plan to use this money to [specifics about spending]. Find out more about Power:Ed, how they work with SC Student Loan, and the organizations they support by clicking the link below.

https://www.power-ed.org/

Post 4

Together, with Power:Ed, we are dedicated to strengthening South Carolina through supporting education. Today, we are happy to share that we have received [amount of grant] grant from Power:Ed. This money will go towards [specifics about spending]. Thanks, Power:Ed! Click the link below to find out more about Power:Ed, their partnership with SC Student Loan, and the work they are doing for communities in South Carolina.

https://www.power-ed.org/

Social Media Images

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Strengthening South Carolina Together.

Create Opportunities. Change Lives.

Create Opportunities. Change Lives.

Email

This email was drafted specifically for grantee recipients - please consult this template when sharing grants your organization has been awarded on your social media.

Sample Email:

Thank you Power:Ed!

Strengthening South Carolina Together.

We would like to express our gratitude to Power:Ed by South Carolina Student Loan for showing their support in our mission of helping South Carolinians receive access to education by giving us a grant of [amount of grant]. This financial contribution will be used to further the work we do and help South Carolinians’ succeed in education.

Press Release

This press release should be considered a template for sharing grants your organization has been awarded on your website or in the media. 

Sample Press Release: 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact Name, Organization, Title
Contact Phone Number and Email Address

ORGANIZATION RECEIVES GRANT FROM POWER:ED FOR XXX 

City, SC (DATE)  – Organization is pleased to announce it has received a $XXX grant from Power:Ed. These funds will support the (program name; details). 

(Briefly summarize the project. Describe who will be served by the grant, the overall goal and how it relates to your mission. Indicate any other sources of funding.)

(Insert short quote from your president, executive director or board chair about the impact this grant will have on the organization and its project.)

Power:Ed awards grants through a competitive application and review process. (Ask Power:Ed to supply a quote and specific language regarding your grant type by emailing Sara Fisher).

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About your organization
(insert boilerplate)
 

About Power:Ed

Power:Ed gives grants to local nonprofits, colleges, and organizations that help South Carolina students succeed in school, their careers, and life.

Applications are now being accepted for our next award cycle—if you’re interested in applying, or in partnering with us to help make an even deeper impact, visit power-ed.org.