In conjunction with Columbia College, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announces its Philanthropy Leadership And Community Engagement (P.L.A.C.E) Fellowship Program.

In keeping with the Foundation’s vision to be a hub for gaining knowledge, perspective, and growth, the P.L.A.C.E. Fellowship Program is a collaborative program between Columbia College and Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina and is designed to increase students’ awareness of the impact of philanthropy on community non-profits, to create a comprehensive understanding of complex community issues, to develop program and policy leadership to impact change and to make a commitment to statewide education, and to collaborate through an annual Summit organized by the P.L.A.C.E. Fellows.

P.L.A.C.E. Fellows is a competitive program for highly motivated students with diverse career interests.  Students will connect with community leaders from different career fields to understand the role of philanthropic and board leadership to community solutions.

Beginning fall, 2013, eleven (11) student Fellows will begin four years of P.L.A.C.E engagement.