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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Funding 95 Grants Totaling $1.5 Million

SOUTH CAROLINA – (May 18, 2022) The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded 95 grants totaling $1.5 million to nonprofit organizations throughout the Palmetto State. 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 over $82 million.

“For nearly three decades, Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has been dedicated to researching, providing resources, and funding organizations that seek to reduce poverty in South Carolina,” Foundation President and CEO, Tom Keith says. “We are proud to partner with nonprofits across the state that are devoted to addressing the unmet needs of individuals, families and communities experiencing poverty. These organizations are doing important work to implement thoughtful programs, provide hope, and create change.”

The latest round of grants were awarded to nonprofits that are working to reduce poverty in South Carolina in one of three ways:
● Meeting the immediate needs of people experiencing poverty
● Breaking the cycle of poverty
● Working to change the systems that are considered to be drivers of poverty

Upstate and Northeastern SC

Anderson Interfaith Ministries
Spring 2021 Breaking the Cycle
Located in Anderson; serving Anderson, Oconee, Pickens

Angels Charge Ministry
Immediate Needs
Located in Spartanburg; serving Spartanburg, Greenville, Pickens, Anderson, Cherokee, Union, York, Greenwood, Laurens

Bethel Men’s Shelter
Immediate Needs
Located in Rock Hill; serving York, Lancaster, Chester

Big Brothers Big Sisters Upstate, Inc.
Immediate Needs
Located in Greenville; serving Greenville, Spartanburg, Laurens, Anderson, Pickens, Oconee

Catholic Charities of South Carolina – Immigration Services
Systems Level Change
Located in Greenville; serving Statewide

Central Baptist Church- Helping Teachers Help Students
Immediate Needs
Located in Gaffney; serving Cherokee

Christ Central Ministries’ Chester Center of Hope
Immediate Needs
Located in Chester; serving Statewide

Community Initiatives
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Greenwood; serving Greenwood, Saluda, Abbeville

Community Works
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Greenville; serving statewide

Compass Of Carolina Inc
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Greenville; serving Greenville, Laurens, Anderson, Pickens, Spartanburg

Family Promise of Anderson County
Immediate Needs
Located in Anderson; serving Anderson
Upstate and Northeastern SC, continued

Good Shepherd Free Medical Clinic of Laurens County
Immediate Needs
Located in Clinton; serving Laurens

GRASP
Immediate Needs
Located in Great Falls; serving Chester, Fairfield

Greenville Tech Foundation (African American Male Scholars Initiative)
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Greenville; serving Greenville

Hispanic Alliance
Systems Level Change
Located in Greenville; serving Greenville, Charleston

Homeless Period Project
Immediate Needs
Located in Greenville; serving Statewide

Homes of Hope, Inc.
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Greenville; serving Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson, York, Laurens, Lexington, Richland, Charleston

Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation of South Carolina
Immediate Needs
Located in Drayton; serving Statewide

Housing Development Corporation of Rock Hill
Immediate Needs
Located in Rock Hill; serving York

Institute For Child Success
Systems Level Change
Located in Greenville; serving Statewide

KNOW(2)
Immediate Needs
Located in Gaffney; serving Cherokee

Laurens County Cancer Association
Immediate Needs
Located in Clinton; serving Laurens

Loaves & Fishes
Immediate Needs
Located in Greenville; serving Greenville

Middle Tyger Community Center
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Lyman; serving Spartanburg

Neighborhood Focus
Immediate Needs
Located in Greenville; serving Greenville

Northside Development Corporation
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Spartanburg; serving Spartanburg

Pickens County Advocacy Center Inc
Immediate Needs
Located in Easley; serving Pickens

Pride Link
Immediate Needs
Located in Greenville; serving Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg, Union

Servants for Sight
Immediate Needs
Located in Greenville; serving Pickens, Greenville, Laurens

Soteria Community Development Corporation
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Greenville; serving Statewide

United Ministries
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Greenville; serving Greenville

United Way Of Greenville County Incorporated (On Track Greenville)
Systems Level Change
Located in Greenville; serving Greenville

United Way of the Piedmont
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Spartanburg; serving Spartanburg, Cherokee, Union

York County Free Clinic
Immediate Needs
Located in Rock Hill; serving York

Midlands

Center for Community Health Alignment
Systems Level Change
Located in Columbia; serving Statewide

Dyslexia Resource Center
Immediate Needs
Located in Columbia; serving Richland, Lexington

EmmanuWheel
Immediate Needs
Located in Lexington; serving Lexington, Richland, Saluda

FoodShare
Systems Level Change
Located in Columbia; serving Richland, Spartanburg, Orangeburg, Union, Lee, Bamberg, Kershaw, Chesterfield, Laurens, Cherokee, Williamsburg, Hampton, Marlboro, Georgetown, Lancaster, Pickens, Fairfield

Free Medical Clinic of Aiken, Inc.
Immediate Needs
Located in Aiken; serving Aiken

Good Samaritan Clinic
Immediate Needs
Located in Lexington; serving Lexington, Richland, Colleton

Homeless No More
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Columbia; serving Richland, Lexington

Kindred Hearts SC
Immediate Needs
Located in Columbia; serving Chesterfield, Lexington, Marlboro, Clarendon, Dorchester, Laurens, Richland

Koinonia of Columbia
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Columbia; serving Richland

Midlands Housing Alliance, Inc.
Immediate Needs
Located in Columbia; serving Richland

My Amigos Bilingual Education Center
Immediate Needs
Located in West Columbia; serving Lexington, Richland, Aiken

Serve & Connect
Systems Level Change
Located in Columbia; serving Statewide

South Carolina Collaborative on Race
Systems Level Change
Located in Columbia; serving Statewide

South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health
Systems Level Change
Located in Columbia; serving Statewide

The Hive Community Circle
Systems Level Change
Located in Columbia; serving Richland

University of South Carolina (PASOs)
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Columbia; serving Statewide

Lowcountry

Beyond Our Walls
Immediate Needs
Located in N. Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

Bridges of Hope
Immediate Needs
Located in North Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

Charleston Legal Access
Systems Level Change
Located in North Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services
Systems Level Change
Located in Charleston; serving Charleston,

Communities in Schools of SC
Breaking the Cycle
Located in North Charleston; serving Charleston, Lexington, Greenville, Richland, Berkeley, Hampton, Fairfield

Dorchester Children’s Advocacy Center
Immediate Needs
Located in Summerville; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

Edisto Indian Free Clinic
Immediate Needs
Located in Ridgeville; serving Colleton, Hampton, Orangeburg, Bamberg, Beaufort, Jasper, Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

Good Neighbor Medical Clinic
Immediate Needs
Located in Beaufort; serving Beaufort

Helping and Lending Outreach Support, HALOS
Breaking the Cycle
Located in North Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester
Lowcountry, continued

Hilton Head Island Safe Harbour
Immediate Needs
Located in Hilton Head; serving Beaufort

Jewish Family Services of Greater Charleston
Immediate Needs
Located in Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley

Lowcountry Local First
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Beaufort

Meals on Wheels of Summerville, Inc.
Immediate Needs
Located in Summerville; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

Metanoia Community Development Corporation
Systems Level Change
Located in North Charleston; serving Charleston

North Charleston Dental Outreach
Immediate Needs
Located in Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

Operation Sight
Immediate Needs
Located in Mount Pleasant; serving Statewide

Pregnancy Center and Clinic of the Low Country Inc
Immediate Needs
Located in Hilton Head Island; serving Beaufort, Jasper

Second Chance Bikes
Immediate Needs
Located in North Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

South Carolina Coastal Conservation League- GrowFood Carolina
Systems Level Change
Located in Charleston; serving Statewide
Lowcountry, continued

Teach For America – South Carolina
Breaking the Cycle
Located in North Charleston; serving Greenville, Florence, Orangeburg, Marion, Darlington, Charleston, Berkeley, Colleton, Sumter

Teachers’ Supply Closet
Immediate Needs
Located in Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

The ARK of South Carolina
Immediate Needs
Located in Summerville; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, Colleton, Orangeburg

The Sophia Institute
Systems Level Change
Located in Charleston; serving Charleston

The Sustainability Institute
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Charleston; serving Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley

Turn 90
Breaking the Cycle
Located in North Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, Richland, Lexington

Vision to Learn Charleston
Immediate Needs
Headquartered in Los Angeles; in serving Charleston

We Are Family
Immediate Needs
Located in North Charleston; serving Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester

WINGS
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Charleston; serving Lexington, Richland, Berkeley, Calhoun

Pee Dee and Grand Strand

Carolina Human Reinvestment (CHRSC)
Immediate Needs
Located in Georgetown; serving Georgetown

Family Support Services of Horry County Inc.
Immediate Needs
Located in Conway; serving Horry

Felician Center
Immediate Needs
Located in Kingstree; serving Williamsburg

Freedom Readers
Immediate Needs
Located in Myrtle Beach; serving Horry, Georgetown

Friendship Medical Clinic and Pharmacy
Immediate Needs
Located in Conway; serving Horry

Helping Hand of Myrtle Beach
Immediate Needs
Located in Myrtle Beach; serving Horry

Helping Hands of Georgetown
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Georgetown; serving Georgetown

Mercy Medicine Free Clinic
Immediate Needs
Located in Florence; serving Florence, Williamsburg, Marion

Miss Ruby’s Kids
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Georgetown; serving Georgetown

Neighbor to Neighbor of South Carolina
Systems Level Change
Located in Myrtle Beach; serving Horry, Georgetown, Williamsburg

New Directions of Horry County
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Myrtle Beach; serving Horry, Georgetown

Teach My People
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Pawleys Island; serving Georgetown

The Naomi Project
Immediate Needs
Located in Florence; serving Statewide

The Village Group
Breaking the Cycle
Located in Georgetown; serving Georgetown

Outside of SC, Serving Statewide

Root & Rebound
Systems Level Change
Headquartered in Oakland, CA; serving Statewide

Student Action with Farmworkers
Systems Level Change
Located in Durham, NC; serving Statewide

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