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Foundation Awards 91 Grants Totaling $1.5 million

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is awarding its first round of 2021 grants totaling $1,516,500 to 91 nonprofits that are working to make life better for people experiencing poverty. Each of the nonprofits are working to reduce poverty in South Carolina in one of three ways: Meeting the immediate needs of people experiencing [...]

Black History Month Recap

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina celebrates Black History Month by honoring Black Americans who may not be as well-known, but whose contributions to America are historic. This year, in addition to staff, we tapped a number of Trustees and Committee members to help in our efforts through the creation of videos that [...]

Foundation President: Looking in My Mirror

February 13, 2021 Posted By: Tom Keith in Facing Race Together By Tom Keith, President, Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Tom Keith Recently, I was asked to share my story as part of the Removing Our Blinders series hosted by Together SC. My topic was "How does a white leader play a role in addressing social injustice and racial inequity?" It is [...]

Black History Month

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina celebrates Black History Month and honors the legacy of Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the Father of Black History and creator of Negro History Week which grew into Black History Month.  “If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor [...]

SC Poverty Study: Full Report Released

South Carolina Structural Factors Associated with Poverty Poverty is an experience that occurs when people do not have adequate resources to fully engage in society. In 2020, as an outcome of the Foundation’s strategic plan, staff members partnered with the Rural & Minority Health Research Center at the University of South Carolina to conduct research [...]

Register Now for Jan. 27 “Removing Barriers to Prosperity” Webinar

REGISTER HERE New Poverty Study Sheds Light on Barriers Perpetuating Systemic Poverty in SC A new South Carolina poverty study conducted by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina and the Rural & Minority Health Research Center at the University of South Carolina reveals structural barriers are perpetuating systemic poverty in South Carolina. The [...]

SC IMPH Releases COVID-19 Health Disparities Report + Two-pager

December 15, 2020 Press Release: SC IMPH Releases COVID-19 Health Disparities Report + Two-pager READ THE FULL REPORT READ THE TWO-PAGER IMPH released a report today exploring the intersection of racism, race/ethnicity, determinants of health and health outcomes, and how these factors have made COVID-19 deadlier for people of color. Click the buttons below to view [...]

2021 Grants Information Video Now Available

Foundation Program Director, Meredith Mathews, and Vice President of Programs, Donna Waites, have recorded an informational webinar to walk through the 2021 inquiry and application process for grant funding. This video, which is about 36 minutes in length, provides a step-by-step tutorial of how to determine if a nonprofit organization is eligible for funding from [...]

2021 Grants Inquiry and Application Process Announced

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is pleased to announce the inquiry and application process for 2021 grants. Review our General Guidelines. Review our Focus Areas: Immediate Needs Breaking the Cycle Systems Change Select the Focus Area that most closely aligns with your organization’s programming. Submit an inquiry. (The inquiry form will be [...]

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