Monthly Archives: June 2016


Foundation Awards $175,000 to Immigrant Families Initiative Grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is pleased to announce the 2016 Immigrant Families Initiative grants totaling $175,000 to eight 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, [...]

Foundation Stands with Immigrant Families

The June 23, 2016 4-4 tie decision by the Supreme Court of the United States in Texas v. United States puts the hopes and dreams of millions of immigrants and their families on hold. This deadlock leaves in place, at least for now, a lower court decision halting the implementation of expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA), effectively preventing an estimated 5 million unauthorized [...]

Foundation Hosts 18th Annual ACF Conference

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina hosted the Assembly of Catholic Foundations Conference in Charleston June 15-17. The ACF Conference is an annual conference where Catholic Foundations meet to build capacity, network and renew their spirits for their work ahead. Representatives from Catholic grantmaking foundations from across the country took part in the [...]

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