Foundation / Corporation
Grants to South Carolina nonprofit organizations for programs, projects, and services that address specific community needs. Funding will be provided for proposals that focus on the areas of arts and culture, community and civic affairs, education, the environment, and health.
GrantWatch ID#: 174001
Organizations must have a 501(c)3 or (c)6 designation from the Internal Revenue Service.
-Athletics: SCANA does not sponsor baseball, softball, swimming or other athletic teams.
-Social Organizations: SCANA does not contribute to social organizations, to include sororities and fraternities.
-Churches and Religious Groups: Although SCANA will support faith‐based initiatives, SCANA does not contribute to individual churches or religious groups.
-K-12 Schools: SCANA supports K‐12 schools through Employee Matching Gifts program and homework center sponsorships. Therefore, SCANA does not accept contribution requests from K‐12 schools.
-United Way: Contributions requests from agencies who receive grants from the United Way are not typically considered unless the request is for a capital project or significant program expansion.
-Bond Referendums: Funding of bond referendums is prohibited.
-Travel Funds: SCANA does not contribute to the travel funds of individuals or groups.
-Salaries: SCANA does not contribute to salaries for employees or representatives of organizations or groups.
-Second Parties: SCANA does not make contributions through second parties (i.e. to professional fundraisers or any party who passes them to another charity).
-Donation of Energy Service: Donation of electric or gas service is prohibited by law.
Submit application 2-3 months before your project / program starts.
The executive committee reviews applications in January, March, May, July, September and November. The cut-off is the first business day of those months.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
220 Operation Way
Cayce, SC 29033-3701
SCANA Corporate Office:
USA: South Carolina