The Greenville Tech Foundation recently announced the support of Strategic Development Group (SDG), with donations of $12,000 in 2023 and $14,500 in 2024. The funds will be utilized for scholarships to support Greenville Technical College students pursuing an education in manufacturing.

The strategic gift from SDG will provide financial assistance to students enrolled in Mechatronics, CNC Machining, Machine Tool Technology, and the Bachelor of Applied Science in Advanced Manufacturing Technology programs. By supporting these students, SDG plays a crucial role in meeting the critical need for skilled workers in the manufacturing sector.

“Our clients tell us every day that finding well-trained employees is the number one factor in identifying a suitable location for their manufacturing facility. We know how important it is for communities to have access to excellent training programs and facilities like Greenville Tech’s Center for Manufacturing Innovation. We are so pleased to help people in our community access these training opportunities, learn new skills, find challenging and meaningful work, and improve their quality of life.”- Jeannette T. Goldsmith, Vice President.

The Greenville Technical College Center for Manufacturing Innovation (CMI) is renowned for its comprehensive programs that equip students with the necessary knowledge and tools for success in advanced manufacturing careers. Their innovative curriculum incorporates integrated, project-based learning experiences that simulate real-world scenarios.

“We are grateful to Strategic Development Group for their generous gift to our manufacturing students,” said Ann Wright, vice president for advancement with the Greenville Tech Foundation. “This gift will help to ensure that our students have the resources they need to succeed in their studies and prepare for careers in high-demand manufacturing jobs.”

As a corporate site selection and incentive negotiation firm specializing in helping companies find and develop new locations. Committed to supporting the development of a skilled workforce, SDG aims to pave the way for success and contribute to the growth of the local manufacturing industry. With SDG’s continued support, Greenville Technical College remains dedicated to providing exceptional educational opportunities for students pursuing careers in manufacturing.