Stephen Colbert shocks South Carolina schools by funding every single teacher-requested grant



Good guy, Stephen Colbert gives a lesson in charitable giving. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if more affluent individuals acted as Steven has done? Isn’t Education one of the foundational building blocks of a healthy and productive society?


Comedian Stephen Colbert announced Thursday that he would fund every existing grant request South Carolina public school teachers have made on the education crowdfunding website

Colbert made the announcement on a live video feed Thursday at a surprise event at Alexander Elementary School in Greenville. Colbert partnered with Share Fair Nation and ScanSource to fund nearly 1,000 projects for more than 800 teachers at over 375 schools, totaling $800,000.

There are certainly a lot of teachers in South Carolina celebrating this week. Thank you, Stephen Colbert!