J. Marion Sims Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship

Youth Engagement Fellow: The Foundation has an immediate opening for post-baccalaureate candidates interested in community engagement, research, partner and program development with an emphasis on youth success. As a part of the Foundation’s strategic direction, the successful candidate(s) will assist Foundation board and staff in cross-cutting work that amplifies the voices and issues that impact […]

Posted on October 25th, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation grants $265,450 to 75 organizations in Fall Caritas Funding

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded Caritas grants for the fall 2018 grant cycle.  These grants bear the name of one of the guiding principles of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, in omnibus caritas, meaning “in all things charity.”  Caritas grants are awarded to organizations meeting fundamental needs of individuals […]

Posted on October 5th, 2018

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Awards Nearly Half a Million Dollars in Grants

Hilton Head Island – Community Foundation of the Lowcountry recently completed its second of three annual competitive grant cycles and awarded $498,023 to six local organizations. The grants were awarded to the following organizations. Beaufort County Animal Shelter Support Fund received $86,048 for a radiology lab to enable the county to provide x-ray, ultrasound and […]

Posted on July 30th, 2018

Denise Spencer Announces Retirement in 2019

Denise Spencer, President and CEO of Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, has announced her intention to retire at the end of its next fiscal year, June 2019 and to begin a new chapter in her life’s work. Under Denise’s leadership, the Community Foundation has more than doubled its combined assets to over $72 million.  The […]

Posted on July 10th, 2018

Bunnelle Foundation Announces $150,000 in Grants Awarded

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 […]

Posted on June 1st, 2018

Philanthropic Leaders Meet About Inclusive Economic Prosperity in the South

SPARTANBURG – The Spartanburg County Foundation is pleased to partner with the Council on Foundations to host the first Inclusive Economic Prosperity Convening in the South Wednesday, May 23rd through Thursday, May 24th at the innovation centers of two major economic drivers – Milliken and Company and BMW Manufacturing.  This event will bring nearly 130 […]

Posted on May 29th, 2018

HALOS Begins Third Year of Funding

(COLUMBIA, S.C., April 10, 2018) – The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, in partnership with The Duke Endowment, enters into its third year of funding for the Well-Being of Children in Kinship Care pilot project.  Through intensive case management, tools and resources the project promotes permanency, safety and well-being of children in the […]

Posted on May 29th, 2018

Daughters of NASA Scientist Katherine Johnson to Visit Spartanburg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2018 – Determined to Rise: An Inspiring Community Event For All Ages SPARTANBURG – Breakfast Business and Professional Women of Spartanburg (BBPW), in partnership with The Spartanburg County Foundation, is pleased to present Determined to Rise, an evening of inspirational storytelling featuring local women and the daughters of NASA scientist Katherine […]

Posted on May 22nd, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Awards $197,500 to 13 Grantees through Immigrant Families Initiative

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is pleased to announce the 2018 Immigrant Families Initiative grants totaling $197,500 to thirteen organizations serving South Carolina’s immigrant and refugee populations. Immigrants represent nearly 5% of South Carolina’s total population and research shows these individuals make multiple contributions to the state’s economy sharing business, leadership, education, […]

Posted on May 7th, 2018

Molly Talbot-Metz named new President/CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Spartanburg, S.C. – Molly Talbot-Metz has been named the next president and CEO of the Mary Black Foundation, succeeding Kathy Dunleavy, who retires at the end of June 2018. Talbot-Metz will become the foundation’s fourth leader since it was established as an independent grantmaking organization in 1996. A native of Syracuse, […]

Posted on April 24th, 2018