Posted on June 1st, 2018

The Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation recently awarded $150,000 in its “Grants for the Common Good” program to fifteen organizations working in Georgetown County. This competitive grant cycle was completed in early May.

Amanda Young, Grants & Program Manager, said, “The Foundation is dedicated to supporting charitable causes serving Georgetown County. These organizations all share our goal of improving the quality of life for Georgetown County residents. We are honored to support them, and we hope that everyone will consider giving their time, talent and treasure to these fine organizations.”

The Bunnelle mission focus area of “Encouraging Positive Youth Development” was addressed in this cycle. Awards made in this area were to Carolina Human Reinvestment, $15,000; Ex-Cel Enchanted Learning, $4,000; Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, $10,000; Freedom Readers, $15,000; Georgetown County Family YMCA, $10,000; Girls on the Run Grand Strand, $5,000; Healthy Learners, $10,000; Impact America – South Carolina, $10,000; Junior Achievement of Central South Carolina, $7,000; Little Smurf’s, $12,000; Reach Out and Read Carolinas, $10,000; S.O.S. Health Care, $12,000; South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, $10,000; The First Tee of the Grand Strand, $5,000; and The Mitney Project, $15,000.

The next available competitive cycle begins on June 1, 2018 and will address the Bunnelle Foundation mission areas of “Addressing the Root Causes of Poverty,” “Promoting Economic Vitality,” “Preserving the Environment” and “Meeting Basic Human Needs.” Please visit for more information.

Left Side, Top to Bottom
Brewster Buck, Carolina Human Reinvestment
Ruth Farb, The First Tee of the Grand Strand
Aixa Rodriquez-Mariani, Healthy Learners
Barbara Singleton, The Mitney Project
Tracy Roode, Chapin Art Museum
Right Side, Top to Bottom
Giany Guedjo, Carolina Human Reinvestment
Gail Phillips, Reach Out and Read Carolinas
Sarah Pope, S.O.S Healthcare
Shelia Spinks, The Mitney Project

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Contact: Amanda Young, Grants & Program Manager 843.237.1222 |