Yearly Archives: 2020


Sisters of Charity Foundation of S.C. President Named Columbia College Board Chair

[July 3, 2020] – Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina (SCFSC) is pleased to announce that SCFSC President, Tom Keith, has been named Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Columbia College. “Tom has an excellent grasp of issues affecting higher education in general and Columbia College in particular,” Dr. Peter Mitchell, Columbia College [...]

Call for Justice

A letter from Foundation President, Tom Keith The recent violent and unnecessary death of Mr. George Floyd and other people of color has placed the spotlight on the enormous reality that institutional and societal racism in this country is not only pervasive, but it is getting worse by the day. The Sisters of Charity Foundation [...]

Foundation Awards more than $2.4 Million in Grants

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 30, 2020 - The Sisters of Charity Foundation is excited to announce Cycle I grant awards to 136 nonprofit organizations serving people across South Carolina totaling $2,426,369.00. Each grantee partner aligns with the foundation's mission of reducing poverty in South Carolina in one of three ways: meeting immediate needs, working [...]

Annual Report Posted

The Sisters of Charity Foundation is happy to share its 2019 Annual Report. Foundation president, Tom Keith, past board chair, Thomas Otis, and current board chair, Lisa Bernardin shared this in their letter: "Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has been carrying out the philanthropic mission of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine [...]

CARES Act Webinar Held on April 21

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC hosted a webinar to offer support and information regarding the CARES Act and what nonprofits need to know. Thank you Tammie Hoy Hawkins from CommunityWorks and David Robinson from Nexsen Pruet. To view the webinar, click here:

Urgent Needs Grants Awarded in Response to COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2020 - Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded 21 grants totaling $83,000 this week to organizations that are meeting the urgent needs of individuals and families who have been impacted by the effects of COVID-19. “In addition to supporting organizations that are providing food, utilities, housing, and other [...]

2019 Grantee Partners

Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC 2019 Grantee Partners A Childs Haven Inc.: Greenville, Pickens, Spartanburg Alliance For Collaboration With The Hispanic Community: Greenville Anderson Free Clinic: Anderson Anderson Interfaith Ministries: Anderson, Greenville, Oconee, Pickens Angels Charge Ministry: Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg, Union, York Area Churches Together Serving Acts: Aiken [...]

Sisters of Charity Foundation announces board officers and new members

This Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is announcing its new Board of Trustees and new officers for the 2020 year. Joining the Board for a three-year term are: Dr. Joseph (Lee) Pearson, Associate Dean for Operations and Accreditation, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South [...]