South Carolina Council on the Holocaust

“The work that the SC Council on the Holocaust does is so important for our students in South Carolina. Having a chance to discuss and reflect on the past gives students the tools to be better citizens for our future.”

--Molly Spearman, State Superintendent of Education

Mini-Grant Program

* Please submit all mini-grant applications to Eileen Chepenik at as the Executive Director is out on leave through the end of January 2019.

The Council provides mini-grants of up to $1000 for educators and community leaders working to expand Holocaust education throughout their classrooms and communities. The aims of the grant projects must coincide with the mission of the Council to commemorate SC survivors and concentration camp liberators, or to promote Holocaust education.

We encourage educators in all subjects to apply. The most common applications usually ask to supplement classrooms resources with Holocaust books or materials, implement school or community commemoration activities, invite guest speakers, undertake teacher professional development, or provide Holocaust education and awareness raising events.

The grant process involves three interconnected steps:

If you have questions after reviewing the Guidance Sheet and Grant Application documents, please don’t hesitate to be in touch with us through the information provided in the application.

We look forward to supporting your projects!