The Sisters of Charity Foundation is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System. Since 1996, the Foundation has been addressing the root causes and effects of poverty in South Carolina strategically, using our own resources to reduce poverty through action, advocacy and leadership.

Since its founding, Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC has:

dollar symbol-01Distributed more than $70 million to help alleviate poverty in South Carolina.
handshake-01Created numerous partnerships that mobilize the resources to reduce the impact of poverty in our state.
graph-up-01Distributed more than 2938 grants to non-profits working to reduce poverty in lives of individuals and families in SC
book_apple-01Invested more than $7 million in education related grants.

We’re on a mission to help families in South Carolina escape poverty.

Our Mission: In response to God’s call and in the spirit of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, the Foundation strategically uses resources to reduce poverty through action, advocacy and leadership.

Our Vision: Families in South Carolina have the resources to live out of poverty.

Our Core Values:
Compassion: displaying a profound sense of  interconnectedness
Courage: daring to take risks that our faith-based  demands of us
Respect: valuing dignity and sacredness of life from  conception through death
Justice: developing right relationships internally and  externally
Collaboration: promoting inclusive, compassionate and  collaborative relationships