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Celebrating learning with us

Join us on Tuesday, April 23, as we celebrate learning!

At 1 p.m., President’s Fellow, Shawn Brown, will give his final presentation about his year in philanthropy. Shawn is a rising senior at Benedict College, majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing. He is actively involved in his collegiate activities, serving as Mr. […]

Sisters of Charity Foundation of S.C. fights poverty in 45 counties

2019 Spring Caritas grants awarded to S.C. nonprofits

Nonprofit organizations that meet fundamental needs for
people who experience poverty in South Carolina serve as a lifeline to
residents in communities across the state. Nearly 60 of these organizations
have been awarded Spring Caritas grants by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of
South Carolina.

Caritas grants are named after one […]

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina invests in S.C.’s nonprofit organizations

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 have varying
fields of impact. The […]

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Announces Staffing Change for 2019

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 […]

Foundation Elects its 2019 Officers

 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 of […]

Foundation Hosts its 14th Annual Women Religious Conference

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 […]

Kim Frohnappel: 20 Years and Still Going Strong

 
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.” […]

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, […]