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Waccamaw Community Trust (WCT) Fund

Grants to South Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Faith-Based
Organizations in Eligible Counties to Improve the Lives of Residents

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Waccamaw Community Foundation - Waccamaw Community Trust (WCT) Fund

Deadline Date:

01/15/21 3:00 PM


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Grants of up to $5,000 to South Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and faith-based organizations in eligible counties to benefit local residents. New applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting a full proposal. Eligible applicants provide programs and services to Horry and/or Georgetown counties.

The Community Trust Fund supports a wide range of causes that share one common purpose: to improve the lives of individuals and families living in Horry and Georgetown counties. Funding is available for equipment and supplies, general operating support, and special projects or programs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 157936

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Waccamaw Community Trust Fund awards grants in the amount of $1,000-$5,000.

Term of Contract:

An organization may only be awarded one grant per fund during a 12-month period.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Community Foundation considers applications from organizations that:
- Are determined by the I.R.S. as being a public charity under section 501(c)(3) of I.R.S. code, a government agency, or recognized house of worship that are exempt from income tax.
- Provide programs and services to Horry and/or Georgetown counties.
- Do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, sexual orientation, national/ethnic origin or disability.

Applications that are in support of the following are discouraged from submitting:
- Private foundations, individuals, political or lobbying organizations
- Strictly religious purposes, including worship, instruction or recruitment
- Publication of books
- Conferences, dinners, fundraisers, or other special one-time events
- Reimbursements, including for programs that have already taken place
- Capital campaigns or endowments
- Projects that are typically the funding responsibility of federal, state or local governments

Pre-Application Information:

The next application deadline is January 15, 2021, at 3:00 PM.

If you have never applied for a grant from Waccamaw Community Foundation, please contact Kristen Bitzegaio before you submit your application

Online applications open twice annually in early November and May with submission deadlines in January and July.

If an organization has previously received a grant from Waccamaw Community Foundation, the application will only be considered if a status report has been submitted from the organization’s most recent successful funding request. In addition, one full year must have passed from your most recent successful grant.

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Contact Information:

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

Online portal:

Kristen Bitzegaio

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Geographic Focus:

USA: South Carolina: Georgetown and Horry Counties

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