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Grants to Support Charitable Organizations
in South Carolina

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Coastal Community Foundation (Charleston, SC)

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Grants up to $15,000 are available annually to nonprofit organizations addressing charitable areas in South Carolina. The foundation generally provides support in six program categories: Arts, Education, Environment, Health, Human Needs, and Neighborhood/Community Development. The Fund’s ultimate goal is to improve the quality of life for its residents by supporting the network of nonprofits that serve the community. Organizations may submit only one request per grant cycle.

Not funded:
"Seed" funding to launch new nonprofit organizations
Groups that intend to re-grant the funds.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 128877

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-Nonprofits that a) serve people (animal care & protection are excluded this year) who live in Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, or Jasper counties; b) are recognized by the I.R.S. as a nonprofit, being either a government agency or an organization exempt from income tax with a 501(c)(3) designation.
-Requests will be accepted from public and private schools only if the applicant can show evidence of collaboration with another organization in the community, in both the program’s development and access to services.

Political or lobbying organizations
Discriminating organizations

Pre-Application Information:

-Initial applications may be emailed or hand-delivered by 5:00 p.m. on August 17th, or if sent by U.S. mail, postmarked on or before August 16th. If the submission is sent electronically, you must be able to scan all necessary documents and e-mail them together to Hand or postal-delivery should go to 2015 Boundary Street, Suite 215, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902.
-The application may be submitted more than two weeks prior to the deadline, with a request that Coastal Community Foundation staff read it, critique it, and send feedback to the applicant so that suggested changes may be made before a final submission is made.
-Full applications are by invitation only.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Coastal Community Foundation
635 Rutledge Avenue, Suite 201
Charleston, SC 29403

(843) 723-3635 • fax (843) 577-3671

Please address questions to:
Edna Crews,, (843) 379-3400
Richard Hendry,, (843) 723-3635 ext. 104

Grant Coverage Areas:

Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, and Jasper counties

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Geographic Focus:

USA: South Carolina