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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


A Catalyst For Good

By Tammy Joyner, Greenville Business Magazine Shortly after the pandemic hit and home-delivery demands ramped up for Greenwood County’s Meals on Wheels, the food delivery nonprofit hit a snag. A food steamer used to prepare food died. Around the same time, the county’s Salvation Army and the local domestic violence shelter were swimming in requests […]

Posted on June 18th, 2020


Nicholson named president of Self Family Foundation

The Self Family Foundation announced formally in a press release Wednesday the succession of Greenwood’s Mamie Nicholson as the foundation’s president as of July 1, following the upcoming retirement of Frank Wideman III from that post. Wideman’s retirement was announced by the foundation April 3. Nicholson assumes the foundation presidency after previously serving as its […]

Posted on April 9th, 2020


Community Foundation of the Lowcountry adds three to their Board of Directors

Hilton Head Island, SC – Community Foundation of the Lowcountry has announced the addition of three new members to its board of directors, effective July 1, 2019: Arno Dimmling, Linda Fiore and Paul Moeri. Arno Dimmling is a retired executive in the ocean transportation industry, having worked for the world’s leading container shipping company for […]

Posted on August 16th, 2019


Mary Black Foundation Awards $453,250 in Grants

The Mary Black Foundation announced that it awarded $453,250 in grants to 7 nonprofit organizations serving adolescents of Spartanburg County. This funding is through the federal grant Mary Black Foundation receives from the Office of Population Affairs (OPA). In 2014, the Foundation received a five-year, $5.3 million grant from OPA to reduce teen pregnancy throughout Spartanburg County. […]

Posted on August 15th, 2019


Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Adds Three to Staff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2019 Hilton Head Island – Three employees have joined the staff at Community Foundation of the Lowcountry. Jill Dawson will serve as a program associate. In this role, Jill will assist with organizational development and opportunity grants. She will also manage the Community Foundation’s Lowcountry Volunteer Connections program and serve […]

Posted on July 18th, 2019