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  • Adding Meaning to Life: The Importance of Community Involvement and Family Philanthropy January 21, 2021
    Committed to both her work and her community, Beth Richardson is a top-rated attorney at Robinson Gray Stepp & Laffitte and a member of the Central Carolina Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees. “Being an active volunteer in our community is a privilege and source of personal fulfillment,” Beth reflects. “CCCF has a tremendous reputation for […]
    Lee Goble
  • 2020-2021 Scholarships Application Now Open January 11, 2021
    Central Carolina Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications through March 5, 2020, for the 2021-2022 school year. More than 175 scholarship opportunities are available, totaling over $500,000. Interested students should visit www.yourfoundation.org/scholarships to view eligibility criteria and complete the online application. Students may apply for multiple scholarships by completing one online application and are […]
    Lee Goble
  • How Small Businesses Give Back December 17, 2020
    While 2020 has brought unique challenges to all, the desire to give back to our community remains strong. People from all walks of life are finding creative ways to support those in need, including our community’s small businesses. Stacy Levinson, owner of the Columbia clothing store Brittons, is one small business owner leading the way […]
    Lee Goble
  • #SupportSupporters During the 12 Days of Giving December 2, 2020
    During this season of giving, the Community Foundation wants to raise awareness of the role of nonprofits and their current needs regarding the pandemic. To do so, we have launched our 12 Days of Giving campaign. During the first 12 days of December, a video will be posted on Central Carolina Community Foundation’s social media […]
    Lee Goble
  • How to Ensure Your Year-End Contribution Counts for 2020 November 20, 2020
    During this season of gratitude, we take time to offer our thanks for your unwavering support during an unprecedented and turbulent year. The pandemic has been an unequivocal reminder of how critical local nonprofits are to our region. And just as local nonprofits are critical to our region, year-end giving is critical to them. Almost […]
    Lee Goble
  • One SC Fund Awards $426,600 for Hurricane Relief November 19, 2020
    The One SC Fund Hurricane Response Committee has awarded $426,600 in grants to 11 organizations across South Carolina for disaster relief and recovery projects. To date, the One SC Fund — established by former Governor Nikki Haley in November 2015 after the Thousand Year Flood to help South Carolinians who are recovering from a disaster […]
    Lee Goble
  • BIPOC Book Club – A Partnership Between CCCF and AFP Central SC Chapter November 16, 2020
    Central Carolina Community Foundation is proud to partner with the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Central South Carolina Chapter, to offer a book club for Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) development staff, executive directors and board members who have a fundraising responsibility at nonprofits located in the Foundation’s 11-county service area. The book club will […]
    Lee Goble
  • GCCF Grant Spotlight: The Boys Farm November 16, 2020
    The Boys Farm was created with the purpose of providing a Christian, charitable and educational home to boys in need of assistance. The organization provides love, training, understanding andT guidance to meet the spiritual, as well as physical needs, of the young men in their care. They serve at-risk youth between the ages of six […]
    Cherise Arrendale
  • Seven Tips to Make Year-End Giving Easy November 12, 2020
    With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s time for many to begin thinking about their year-end gifts. Our Vice President for Advancement, Michelle Hardy, and Advancement Associate, Mimi Slade, created this list of tips to make your 2020 year-end giving a little easier. Talk to your advisor. With the many changes in the […]
    Lee Goble
  • Guest Blog: Maya Morris, Philanthropy Intern, Reflects on Her CCCF Internship November 12, 2020
    On my first day as the philanthropy intern at Central Carolina Community Foundation, I witnessed 47 nonprofits receive $10,000 each from an anonymous donor known as the Cheerful Giver. As a rising junior in college, I had heard several stories about internships where interns were underpaid and oversaturated with busy work. Although nothing about the […]
    Lee Goble
  • 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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