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  • One SC Fund Awards $365,000 for Hurricane Florence Relief May 23, 2019
    The One SC Fund Grants Committee has announced the fourth round of grant awards for Hurricane Florence relief and recovery projects across South Carolina. Grantees will receive a total of $365,000 to support their projects. To date, the One SC Fund, established by former Governor Nikki Haley in November 2015 after the Thousand Year Flood […]
    Cherise Arrendale
  • The Junior League of Columbia: Strengthening Families and Communities Since 1924 May 22, 2019
    Our donors contribute to the wellbeing of our community in many ways. We are pleased to feature one the Midlands’ philanthropic leaders, the Junior League of Columbia. They have invested two funds at Central Carolina Community Foundation; The Junior League of Columbia, Inc. Scholarship Fund and the Junior League of Columbia Community Enrichment Fund. The […]
    Cherise Arrendale
  • Congratulations to the 2019 Best of Philanthropy Award Winners May 20, 2019
    The annual Best of Philanthropy Awards honor everyday individuals, businesses, and groups in our community who are making a difference through their life’s work, demonstrating the true meaning and value of helping others. Nominations are accepted from the community and winners are selected in four categories. The winners are recognized with an engraved award, a […]
    Cherise Arrendale
  • $146,520 Awarded to 25 Local Nonprofits During Spring Grant Cycles May 13, 2019
    Columbia, S.C., May 13, 2019– Central Carolina Community Foundation (CCCF), the Midlands’ local center for philanthropy, has awarded 25 local nonprofits grants during the spring grant cycles. The grants awarded are the Milford Wessinger Building Better Tomorrows, Capacity Building Mini-grants, joint funding opportunities and Beyond the Table mini-grants. “The grants awarded by our Board of Trustees […]
    Cherise Arrendale
  • Midlands Gives Breaks Record with $2,028,966 via 14,272 Gifts May 9, 2019
    May 9, 2019 (Columbia, S.C.) – Breaking its all-time record, Midlands Gives has raised an estimated total of $2,028,966 million dollars via 14,272 individual gifts. (A final total will be released in the coming weeks after numbers have been reconfirmed.) Featuring 415 participating nonprofits, the 18-hour online giving challenge was hosted by Central Carolina Community […]
    Cherise Arrendale
  • JoAnn Turnquist Selected For “Women Vision SC” by SCETV April 29, 2019
    South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) recently recognized 11 women leaders from across the Palmetto state at their organization’s “Women Vision S.C.” event, including CCCF’s president and CEO, JoAnn Turnquist. The program is scheduled to air on May 9 at 8 p.m. EST and segments highlighting all 11 award recipients will be featured on “Palmetto Scene,” […]
    James Mercado
  • Join Our Team: Seeking A Communications Associate April 26, 2019
    Central Carolina Community Foundation is seeking a Communications Associate to join our team. The full job description is below. A printable version can be downloaded here. To apply, send cover letter and resume to cherise@yourfoundation.org by May 17, 2019. Communications Associate (Full Time) Job Description April 2019 Central Carolina Community Foundation is a public foundation […]
    Cherise Arrendale
  • Connected Communities Project Spotlight: The Courage Center’s “A Place of Hope” April 17, 2019
    Guest blog by Susan Boykin Mill, Interim Executive Director/Co-Founder of The Courage Center, a Connected Communities grant recipient. Our project, “A Place of Hope,” is a centrally-located community center, donated by a local homebuilder in Lexington County, which focuses on building the health and safety of youth and families to promote prevention and recovery support. […]
    James Mercado
  • $20,000 Awarded to 11 Local Nonprofits for Inaugural Beyond the Table Mini-Grants April 17, 2019
    Central Carolina Community Foundation – the Midlands’ center for philanthropy – is pleased to award $20,000 to 11 local nonprofits for the inaugural Beyond the Table mini-grants. The projects being funded were inspired by conversations that took place during the inaugural On the Table conversations in October, 2018 and address one of the areas identified […]
    James Mercado
  • Record number of nonprofits participating in Midlands Gives April 10, 2019
    On Tuesday, May 7, Central Carolina Community Foundation will connect “everyday philanthropists” with more than 400 local nonprofits during Midlands Gives – the 18-hour local online giving challenge. Midlands Gives is hosted by Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands’ center for philanthropy, and runs from 6 a.m. until midnight, a condensed time period from the […]
    James Mercado
  • Make Your Scholarship Application Stand Out February 25, 2019
    It’s scholarship season across the country and you or a student you know may be applying for scholarships to assist with funding their future education. As the Foundation’s Program Associate, I, Jamesha Shackerford, oversee our Scholarship Program and work with donors, students, and parents to administer over 40 scholarships each year. One of the most […]
    Cherise Arrendale
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