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    Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Opposes DACA Program Repeal

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Opposes DACA Program Repeal

Our nation is strongest when we treat people with dignity and compassion. Yesterday’s decision by the President to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program shattered the dreams of many immigrants and their families, promoting fear among those who entered the United States as children and have known no other home. Nearly […]

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    Foundation awards Dr. Reshma Khan the 2017 Leadership in Diversity Award

Foundation awards Dr. Reshma Khan the 2017 Leadership in Diversity Award

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina was thrilled to award Dr. Reshma Khan, Founder and Executive Director of The Shifa Free Clinic, a program of the Islamic Circle of North America Relief USA, the 2017 Leadership in Diversity Award.
Established in 2011, this award honors an individual or organization that has played an […]

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    Foundation awards $420,000 to 22 organizations in its 2017 Community Enrichment grant funding

Foundation awards $420,000 to 22 organizations in its 2017 Community Enrichment grant funding

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded its Community Enrichment grants for 2017.  The Foundation’s mission to address poverty in all of its forms is reflected in its decision-making around Community Enrichment grants. These grants are designed to provide financial support to organizations whose services go beyond meeting fundamental needs and […]

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    Foundation awards $110,000 to 6 organizations in its 2017 Collaboration for Ministry Initiative grant funding.

Foundation awards $110,000 to 6 organizations in its 2017 Collaboration for Ministry Initiative grant funding.

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is proud to announce the recipients of the 2017 Collaboration for Ministry Initiative (CMI) grants.  This Initiative was established in 2003 with the intention to engage, support, and sustain the ministries of Catholic Women Religious in South Carolina. These ministries have been responsible for establishing schools, […]

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    Foundation Awards $186,920 to 10 Grantees through Immigrant Families Initiative

Foundation Awards $186,920 to 10 Grantees through Immigrant Families Initiative

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is pleased to announce the 2017 Immigrant Families Initiative grants totaling $186,920 to ten organizations serving South Carolina’s immigrant and refugee populations during National Immigrant Heritage Month. Immigrants represent nearly 5% of South Carolina’s total population and research shows these individuals make multiple contributions to the […]

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    Foundation awards $230,000 to 5 organizations in its 2017 Strategic grant funding

Foundation awards $230,000 to 5 organizations in its 2017 Strategic grant funding

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded its Strategic grants for 2017.  The Foundation’s mission to address poverty in all of its forms is reflected in its decision-making around Strategic grants. These invitation-only grant awards provide the Foundation an opportunity to comprehensively work with organizations to affect organizational and community impact […]

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    Caregivers Travel to Washington, D.C. for 5th National GrandRally

Caregivers Travel to Washington, D.C. for 5th National GrandRally

On May 10th, 2017, the 5th National GrandRally in Washington, DC, brought grandparents and relative caregivers together from across the U.S. in order to lift up the critical role all caregivers play in providing safe and loving families for children.

According to the official GrandRally 2017 website, the purpose of the National GrandRally is to “elevate […]

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    Foundation awards $112,200 to 47 organizations in Caritas Grants

Foundation awards $112,200 to 47 organizations in Caritas Grants

 The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded Caritas grants for the spring 2017 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 basic needs of […]

HALOS Begins Second Year of Funding

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, in partnership with The Duke Endowment, enters into a second year of funding to continue to support Helping and Lending Outreach Support (HALOS) in their work to improve outcomes for children in their Kinship Care program.

The first of its kind in South Carolina, HALOS serves families […]

Foundation hosts Listening Session

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina hosted its 21st listening session since 2010 on December 2, 2016. The Foundation invited individuals from two Columbia nonprofits, Family Shelter and Work In Progress. Within small groups, people from across Columbia shared their experiences from their pasts, and hopes for their futures.

“The Foundation believes that […]