Partnership Grand Strand Receives Grant from Truist Foundation

October 22, 2022
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PGS Staff

Partnership Grand Strand (PGS), the new foundation launched by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (MBACC) in February 2022, is the proud recipient of a $125,000 grant from Truist Foundation.

Part of the Charlotte, N.C.-based banking institution Truist Financial Corporation, the Truist Foundation provides grants to organizations that focus on building career pathways to economic mobility and strengthening small businesses by revitalizing the entrepreneurial spirit.

“We are truly grateful to Truist Foundation for bestowing Partnership Grand Strand with this generous donation that has helped us exceed our $3 million fundraising goal and will greatly contribute to our mission to accelerate economic prosperity throughout the Myrtle Beach area and improving the quality of life for us all,” said Karen Riordan, MBACC President and CEO.

PGS efforts will diversify the region’s economy and grow small business opportunities; attract, develop and retain employees; support the revitalization of Myrtle Beach’s downtown and oceanfront areas; and scale up infrastructure and transportation mobility. Learn more at


About Truist Foundation

The Truist Foundation is committed to Truist Financial Corporation’s (NYSE: TFC) purpose to inspire and build better lives and communities. Established in 2020, the foundation makes strategic investments in nonprofit organizations to help ensure the communities it serves have more opportunities for a better quality of life. The Truist Foundation’s grants and activities focus on building career pathways to economic mobility and strengthening small businesses.

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About Partnership Grand Strand
Partnership Grand Strand is a 501c3 foundation launched in 2022 by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce to fund a five-year economic and community development initiative. Through investments from local businesses and partnerships with community organizations, the foundation leads and supports efforts related to four pillars of success: prosperity, talent, place and infrastructure. Through their focused endeavors, Partnership Grand Strand works to accelerate economic prosperity and enhance quality of life across Horry and Georgetown counties. 
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