The South Carolina Jump$tart Coalition has these action items 2015 and early 2016.

  • Clarify membership lists and communicate SC Jump$tart plans to members.
  • Plan at least one SC Jump$tart-hosted workshop for educators.
    • Status: SCJC was host sponsor of the Fall 2015 SC Finance Forum in Columbia on Thursday, October 15. We look to match and possibly extend that support in 2016.
  • Identify educator and administrator conferences of interest for SC Jump$tart support as sponsor, exhibitor, or presenter.
  • Identify potential grant recipients (in-school programs) and partner activities for support.
  • Promote the Jump$tart Coalition National Educator Conference (November 2015) and fund participation by one educator selected via application process.
  • Identify and post at as many relevant financial education events as possible, especially those of SC Jump$tart partners.
  • Determine status of national Jump$tart Coalition survey and feasibility of SC participation
    • Status: Survey is no longer administered.
  • Update with member/partner lists and links
  • Plan Financial Literacy Month Activity for April 2016
    • Status: Pursue proclamation by Governor/General Assembly when session resumes January 2016.
  • Schedule SC Jump$tart board and membership meetings for 2015-16
    • Status: SC Jump$tart Board meets by teleconference on the third Thursday of each month. Membership meeting(s) are to be determined.

Membership Application
Membership in the SC Jump$tart Coalition is at no cost. Submitted applications are to provide background information for contact, regular communications, and member reference.
Grant Proposal Policy and Guidelines
This document outlines SC Jump$tart's grant program for 501(c)3 organizations and schools, with emphasis on financial literacy initiatives that can benefit from modest grants.
Grant Application (revised 2015)
This document provides greater detail on the grantmaking process, including application specifications. SC Jump$tart accepts applications on an ongoing basis--there is no deadline or grantmaking period. Email Ann Elliott or Cheryl Morrison for more information.