Flood Relief Fund Awarding $760K to 18 Charities
The awards announced Monday represent the second round of grants from the fund Gov. Nikki Haley launched in November. About 10 percent pays for mold remediation, 8 percent buys furnishings and the rest goes toward materials and labor.
The smallest award of $11,300 goes to the United Way to furnish homes in Sumter County. AmeriCorps is receiving the largest, $240,000, to rebuild homes in several of the disaster-declared counties.
The charities are providing volunteer labor and an additional $4.2 million from other sources for the projects.
The fund awarded $500,000 in its initial round of grants announced Dec. 21. Charities have until Friday to apply for a third-round grant.