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Donna Waites

Vice President of Programs

Donna Waites serves as the Foundation’s vice president of programs. In this role, she oversees all staff who manage grants, public policy and advocacy, and diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB).  Donna is deeply involved in staff leadership development and training, as well as communications and strategic planning.

Donna began working in the nonprofit sector in 2000 as the first fund development staff person for Healthy Learners at Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine. Later, she helped build the Providence Hospitals Development Foundation, serving as director of philanthropy. She joined Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina in early 2015.

Education

M.A. in Organizational Leadership
Columbia College, Columbia, S.C.

B.A. in Journalism
University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.

"Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight."

(Proverbs 3:5-6)

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