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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Awards $720,500 in Grant Funding

SOUTH CAROLINA – (November 1, 2021) The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded 95 grants totaling $720,500 to South Carolina nonprofit organizations. Each organization is working to better the lives of those experiencing poverty in South Carolina.

Since 1996, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded over 3,200 grants to South Carolina nonprofits totaling nearly $81 million.

“Each of our grantee partners is working towards one common goal: reducing poverty in South Carolina, ” said President Tom Keith. “We’re blessed to provide these organizations with the funding needed to make a positive impact in our state.”

The latest round of grants was awarded to nonprofits that are working to reduce poverty in South Carolina in one of three ways:

  1. Meeting the immediate needs of people experiencing poverty
  2. Breaking the cycle of poverty
  3. Working to change the systems that are considered to be drivers of poverty

Click here to see the latest group of nonprofits to receive the Foundation’s Cycle 2 Grant Awards organized by region of the state. Feel free to reach out if you need assistance connecting with Foundation grantee partners in your area.

About Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina
Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, founded in 1996. In response to God’s call and the spirit of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, the Foundation strategically uses resources to reduce poverty through action, advocacy and leadership. Since its inception, Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has distributed nearly $81 million to over 3,200 nonprofits working to reduce poverty in the lives of individuals and families in the Palmetto State.

Pee Dee and Grand Strand

 Children’s Recovery Center, Inc.

Immediate Needs

Located in: Horry; serving Horry, Georgetown

 

Habitat for Humanity Georgetown County, SC

Immediate Needs

Located in: Georgetown; serving Georgetown

 

Lighthouse Ministries

Immediate Needs

Located in: Florence; serving Florence

 

United Way of Horry County Inc.

Immediate Needs

Located in: Horry; serving Horry

 

Vital Aging of Williamsburg County

Immediate Needs

Located in: Williamsburg; serving Williamsburg

 

Upstate and Northeastern SC

A Childs Haven Inc

Immediate Needs

Located in: Greenville; serving Greenville

 

Anderson Free Clinic

Immediate Needs

Located in: Anderson; serving Anderson

 

Beyond Abuse

Immediate Needs

Located in: Greenwood; serving Greenwood, Abbeville

 

Brothers Restoring Urban Hope, Inc.

Breaking the Cycle

Located in: Spartanburg ; serving Spartanburg

 

Community Foundation Of Greenville (Greenville Homeless Alliance)

Systems Level Change

Located in: Greenville ; serving Greenville

 

Developmental Center for Exceptional Children

Immediate Needs

Located in: Anderson; serving Anderson, Pickens, Oconee

 

Foothills Family Resources

Breaking the Cycle

Located in: Greenville ; serving Greenville

 

Golden Corner Food Pantry

Immediate Needs

Located in: Oconee; serving Oconee

 

Greenville Free Medical Clinic

Immediate Needs

Located in: Greenville; serving Greenville

 

Healthy Smiles of Spartanburg

Immediate Needs

Located in: Spartanburg; serving Spartanburg, Cherokee, Union

 

Hope Center for Children

Immediate Needs

Located in: Spartanburg; serving Spartanburg, Orangeburg, Greenville, Lancaster

 

Hub City Farmers Market

Immediate Needs

Located in: Spartanburg; serving Spartanburg

 

Impact America

Immediate Needs

Located in: Greenville; serving Statewide

 

Jasmine Road Inc.

Breaking the Cycle

Located in: Greenville ; serving Statewide

 

LiveWell Greenville

Systems Level Change

Located in: Greenville ; serving Greenville

 

Meals On Wheels Of Greenville Inc

Immediate Needs

Located in: Greenville; serving Greenville County

 

Meyer Center For Special Children

Immediate Needs

Located in: Greenville; serving Greenville, Pickens, Anderson, Spartanburg

 

Mill Community Ministries

Breaking the Cycle

Located in: Greenville ; serving Greenville

 

Partners For Active Living

Systems Level Change

Located in: Spartanburg ; serving Spartanburg

 

Pendleton Place

Immediate Needs

Located in: Greenville; serving Greenville

 

Pickens County Meals On Wheels Inc

Immediate Needs

Located in: Pickens; serving Pickens

 

Public Education Partners

Systems Level Change

Located in: Greenville ; serving Greenville

 

Reach Out And Read Inc

Immediate Needs

Located in: Pickens; serving Statewide

 

Rebuild Upstate

Immediate Needs

Located in: Greenville; serving Greenville, Pickens, Anderson, Oconee

 

Safe Harbor Inc

Immediate Needs

Located in: Greenville; serving Greenville, Pickens, Anderson, Oconee

 

St. Luke’s Free Medical Clinic

Immediate Needs

Located in: Spartanburg; serving Spartanburg

 

Taylors Free Medical Clinic

Immediate Needs

Located in: Greenville; serving Greenville

 

The Foothills Alliance

Immediate Needs

Located in: Anderson; serving Anderson, Oconee

 

Thornwell

Immediate Needs

Located in: Laurens; serving Statewide

 

YMCA of Greenville

Immediate Needs

Located in: Greenville; serving Greenville

 

Midlands

Alston Wilkes Society

Immediate Needs

Located in: Richland; serving Richland, Sumter, York

 

Area Churches Together Serving Acts

Immediate Needs

Located in: Aiken; serving Aiken, Edgefield, Saluda

 

Central Midlands Justice Ministry

Systems Level Change

Located in: Richland ; serving Richland, Lexington

 

Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County

Immediate Needs

Located in: Kershaw; serving Kershaw

 

Dickerson Children’s Advocacy Center Inc

Immediate Needs

Located in: Lexington; serving Lexington, Richland, Saluda

 

HomeWorks of America

Immediate Needs

Located in: Richland; serving Statewide

 

Hope In Lancaster, Inc.

Immediate Needs

Located in: Lancaster; serving Lancaster, Chester

 

Kershaw Area Resource Exchange – KARE

Immediate Needs

Located in: Lancaster; serving Lancaster, Kershaw

 

Kindred Hearts SC

Immediate Needs

Located in: Richland; serving Marlboro, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Lexington, Richland, Dorchester, Laurens

 

Lutheran Family Services in the Carolinas

Immediate Needs

Located in: Richland; serving Statewide

 

Palmetto Cycling Coalition

Systems Level Change

Located in: Richland ; serving Statewide

 

Palmetto Place Children and Youth Services

Immediate Needs

Located in: Richland; serving Richland, Lexington, Charleston, Calhoun, Newberry

 

Richland County Public Education Partners

Breaking the Cycle

Located in: Richland ; serving Richland

 

Richland Library

Immediate Needs

Located in: Richland; serving Richland

 

Senior Resources

Immediate Needs

Located in: Richland; serving Richland

 

Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands

Immediate Needs

Located in: Richland; serving Richland, Lexington, Sumter, Clarendon, Newberry

 

Sistercare

Immediate Needs

Located in: Lexington; serving Richland, Lexington, Kershaw, Fairfield, Newberry

 

South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center

Systems Level Change

Located in: Richland ; serving Statewide

 

Southeastern Chapter National Safety Council

Immediate Needs

Located in: Richland; serving Statewide

 

The Free Medical Clinic

Immediate Needs

Located in: Richland; serving Statewide

 

United Way of Aiken County, Inc.  “Project VISION”

Immediate Needs

Located in: Aiken; serving Aiken

 

United Way of Kershaw County

Immediate Needs

Located in: Kershaw; serving Kershaw

 

United Way of the Midlands

Breaking the Cycle

Located in: Richland ; serving Fairfield, Lexington, Richland, Orangeburg

 

University of South Carolina Educational Foundation- Palmetto College

Immediate Needs

Located in: Richland; serving Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Lee, Sumter, Kershaw, Clarendon, Colleton, Hampton, Williamsburg

 

Welvista, Inc.

Immediate Needs

Located in: Richland; serving Allendale, Dillion, Clarendon, Hampton

 

Wholespire (f.k.a. Eat Smart Move More South Carolina)

Systems Level Change

Located in: Richland ; serving Statewide

 

Women’s Rights And Empowerment Network

Systems Level Change

Located in: Richland ; serving Statewide

 

Lowcountry

Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired – Charleston

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

 

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston

 

Beaufort-Jasper YMCA of the Lowcountry

Immediate Needs

Located in: Beaufort; serving Beaufort, Jasper

 

Berkeley County First Steps

Immediate Needs

Located in: Berkeley; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

 

Bluffton Jasper County Volunteers in Medicine(Development)

Immediate Needs

Located in: Beaufort; serving Beaufort, Jasper

 

Bluffton Self Help

Immediate Needs

Located in: Beaufort; serving Beaufort, Jasper

 

Boys & Girls Club of the Lowcountry

Immediate Needs

Located in: Beaufort; serving Beaufort, Jasper

 

Camp Happy Days

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Statewide

 

Carolina Youth Development Center

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

 

Charleston Area Justice Ministry

Systems Level Change

Located in: Charleston ; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

 

Charleston Promise Neighborhood

Breaking the Cycle

Located in: Charleston ; serving Charleston

 

East Cooper Community Outreach

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

 

East Cooper Meals on Wheels

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley

 

Family Promise of Beaufort County Inc.

Immediate Needs

Located in: Beaufort; serving Beaufort, Jasper

Hopeful Horizons

Immediate Needs

Located in: Beaufort; serving Beaufort, Allendale, Jasper, Colleton, Hampton

 

ICNA Relief USA, Shifa Free Clinic

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, Colleton

 

Lowcountry Food Bank

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, Colleton, Beaufort, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Williamsburg

 

Lowcountry Orphan Relief- Midlands

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Richland

 

Memory Matters

Immediate Needs

Located in: Beaufort; serving Beaufort, Jasper

 

Neighborhood Outreach Connection

Immediate Needs

Located in: Beaufort; serving Beaufort

 

Operation Home

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

 

Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Services

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Dorchester

 

Pattison’s  Academy

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

 

Reading Partners South Carolina

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley

 

South Carolina Coastal Conservation League, Inc

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

 

South Carolina Community Loan Fund

Breaking the Cycle

Located in: Charleston ; serving Statewide

 

The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Cent

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

 

The Green Heart Project

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

 

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative

Systems Level Change

Located in: Charleston ; serving Charleston, Berkeley

 

Tricounty Family Ministries

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

 

Trident Literacy Association

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

 

Volunteers in Medicine Hilton Head Island (VIM HHI)

Immediate Needs

Located in: Beaufort; serving Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton

 

Windwood Farm

Immediate Needs

Located in: Charleston; serving Statewide

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