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Foundation grants $265,450 to 75 organizations in Fall Caritas Funding

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 […]

Foundation awards 2018 Unsung Hero Awards

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 […]

Foundation Announces Shawn Brown as 2018-2019 President’s Fellow

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, […]

Foundation awards $373,500 to 22 organizations in Community Enrichment funding

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 […]

Foundation adds Dr. Ronald Pitner to its Board of Trustees

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 […]

Do What is Morally Right for Immigrant Families

President Tom Keith’s views on Family Separation and Detention at our Nation’s borders…Do What is Morally Right for Immigrant Families.
As I reflect on the recent occurrences around immigrant children being separated from their parents, I cannot help but think about the passages written in the book of Matthew. I also think about how we […]

Foundation hires Mark S. Ward as Project Coordinator and Special Assistant

The Foundation is proud to announce that  Mark S. Ward II has joined the staff as Project Coordinator and Special Assistant.
In his role as Project Coordinator and Special Assistant, Mark will assist the President with all governance functions pertaining to the Board of Trustees including the Executive, Governance and Finance Committees.  He will be actively […]

Foundation promotes Chynna A. Phillips to Research and Policy Manager

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is proud to announce the promotion of Chynna A. Phillips to Research and Policy Manager.
As Research and Policy Manager, she will be an integral member of the Foundation’s Initiative, Public Policy and Advocacy efforts, which enhance the Foundation’s commitment to lifting families and individuals out of […]

Foundation Announces its 2018 Immigrant Families Grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is pleased to announce the 2018 Immigrant Families Initiative grants totaling $197,500 to thirteen 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, […]

HALOS Begins Third Year of Funding

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, in partnership with The Duke Endowment, enters into its third year of funding for the Well-Being of Children in Kinship Care pilot project.  Through intensive case management, tools and resources the project promotes permanency, safety and well-being of children in the Kinship Care program.  The first […]