2019 Strategic Grant recipients announced COLUMBIA, S.C. – Nonprofit organizations continue to create positive change in South Carolina communities by working toward the relief of generational poverty, and they have been awarded Strategic grants by Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina. Recipients of the Strategic Grant come from different areas of the state and [...]
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The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is pleased to announce the following staff position change within the organization. Donna Waites, the Foundation’s Senior Program Director will assume the new role of Vice President of Programs in February 2019. She will oversee the Foundation’s grants and initiatives and assume additional leadership roles related to the [...]
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announces its 2019 board of trustees’ officers: Thomas Otis, Chair; Lisa Bernardin, Vice Chair; Mitch Watson, Secretary; and Andy Folsom, Treasurer. Thomas Otis (Chair) Mr. Otis received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Washington & Lee University and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School [...]
Over 80 women including 60 Women Religious from 7 states attended the 14th Annual (Collaboration for Ministry Initiative) CMI Conference at the Myrtle Beach Grande Dunes Marriott November 2-4 of this year. The event was sponsored by the Sisters of Charity Foundations of South Carolina and Cleveland. Five CSA Sisters attended the conference including Sister [...]
When Kim Frohnappel joined the Sisters of Charity Foundation in 1998, everything was done by paper. “All of our grant applications, grant reports, site visit reports and final reports were done by hand and printed out” said Frohnappel. “It was very labor intensive and every grant file ended up with 100 pages in it.” [...]
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded Caritas grants for the fall 2018 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 fundamental needs of [...]
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina proudly presented three Unsung Hero Awards for individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary care to enhance the well-being of children in South Carolina’s kinship families as part of our Kinship Care Initiative. Formal (licensed) and informal (non-licensed) kinship caregivers in South Carolina who provided care for a relative’s [...]
Mr. Shawn Brown, a rising junior at Benedict College has been selected to be the 2018-2019 Sisters of Charity Foundation’s President’s Fellow. Brown was chosen from a pool of outstanding student leaders that went through the interview process. “We are very impressed with Shawn’s credentials and also his engaging personality,” Tom Keith, Foundation President, said. [...]
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded its Community Enrichment grants for 2018. 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 support nonprofits whose comprehensive services are based on experience, research and evidence-based models to [...]
Professor Ronald Pitner joined the faculty of the College of Social Work in 2009, where he is also Associate Dean for Curriculum, director of the I. DeQuincey Newman Institute for Peace and Social Justice, and affiliate faculty for the Research Consortium on Children and Families. In 2016, Pitner began a five-year term as an I. [...]