SC Grantmakers Network welcomes 2 new members

The Hathaway Family Foundation exists to assist and support both the short-term and long-term needs of the unhoused and most-needy in Upstate South Carolina by providing food, shelter, healthcare and education both directly and through local organizations. Their areas of support include Their commitment to these programs reflects their dedication to making a positive impact in […]

Posted on June 21st, 2024

Nonprofit Fiscal Crisis (Cliff) The Macro and Micro Impact on Nonprofits

The SC Grantmakers Network invited Eric Speakman of Speakman Consulting to the June 13, 2024 quarterly meeting to speak to the group on the perils of the Nonprofit Fiscal Crisis, also called the Fiscal Cliff. For more information see the link to his presentation below! As ARPA and federal care funding has long gone, people […]

Posted on June 21st, 2024

“Putting Stakes in the Ground”: Strategic Direction Setting of SCGMN Gets Underway!

“Putting Stakes in the Ground”: Strategic Direction Gets Underway! Lori McClung with Advocacy and Communications Solutions (ACS) defined our purpose rather succinctly: To connect with professionals in the same sector and geography to do the following: Share ideas Identify opportunities to collaborate Learn about different approaches to the work that can be applied locally Commisserate (when necessary) […]

Posted on June 21st, 2024

Jeff Smith to retire from Greenwood County Community Foundation

The Greenwood County Community Foundation (GCCF), located in Upstate South Carolina, is now looking for its next leader. Are you passionate about working to improve the lives of everyone in your community? Do you enjoy helping area nonprofits fulfill their missions? Would you welcome an opportunity to partner with philanthropic individuals and families in their […]

Posted on April 23rd, 2024

Dick Puffer Retires from The Byerly Foundation after 22 years

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – This is Richard A. “Dick” Puffer’s last week as executive director of The Byerly Foundation in Hartsville. He will retire Friday from the position he has held for 22 years. Brianna Douglas, who has been the associate executive director since March, will take over the position on Oct. 1. Puffer’s career path […]

Posted on September 27th, 2022

Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC Names Donna Waites New President

COLUMBIA, S.C. (April 14, 2022) – The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has named Donna L. Waites as its new president effective July 2022. Waites will take over for retiring leader, Tom Keith. “Waites is a proven leader and is the right person to continue the important mission of the Sisters of Charity […]

Posted on June 16th, 2022

Tish McCutchen to retire. The Jolley Foundation is seeking an Executive Director.

Tish McCutchen has served as the Jolley Foundation’s first director since January 2016. Working closely with the foundation’s four trustees, who represent the third and fourth generations of the Jolley family, she has helped create community dialogue to deepen an understanding of the challenges facing those affected by poverty and injustice. Tish has strengthened relationships […]

Posted on June 16th, 2022

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina President to Retire in the Summer of 2022

Columbia, S.C. [January 10, 2022] – Tom Keith, , the long-time president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina will retire in July of 2022. Keith is the founding president of the Foundation, which began in May 1996, and he has served in that role for nearly 26 years. Keith previously led the Providence Hospital […]

Posted on June 16th, 2022