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  • Responding When Disaster Strikes: CCCF’s COVID-19 Response August 7, 2020
    Like many people, we’ve started signing our meals and ending phone calls with “hope you’re staying well and safe” or similar in place of more cheery wishes. “Looking forward to seeing you soon!” doesn’t feel quite right, unless we add a caveat, “on Zoom.” “All the best!” doesn’t work, unless it’s followed by “during this […]
    Lee Goble
  • New Board Members Announced August 7, 2020
    Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands’ local center for philanthropy, is delighted to welcome the following new members to its Board of Trustees: Julie C. Albrecht, Vice President, CFO at Sonoco Products Company; Clifford Bourke, Jr., Vice President of Legal Services at Southeastern Freight Lines, Inc.; Andy Folsom, President of Companion Capital Management, Inc. and […]
    Lee Goble
  • Don’t Cut the Census Short: A Letter from U.S. Philanthropy Leaders to Secretary Ross and Director Dillingham August 6, 2020
    Central Carolina Community Foundation has joined more than 480 philanthropic organizations across the country in signing the below letter to U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross and U.S. Census Bureau Director Dillingham. Dear Secretary Ross and Director Dillingham: We write in response to the Census Bureau’s announcement that it intends to drastically cut short 2020 Census operations […]
    Lee Goble
  • Inspiring Generosity One Mask at a Time August 6, 2020
    At Central Carolina Community Foundation, we believe anyone can be a philanthropist.  Throughout the COVID pandemic, we have seen countless individuals step into philanthropy and use their time, talent, and treasure to help those in need. One resident from Chapin, Nancy Williamson, began sewing masks for her family and friends after her husband thought he […]
    Lee Goble
  • CCCF Celebrates Black Philanthropy Month and Give 8/28 July 31, 2020
    August is Black Philanthropy Month, a national, coordinated effort to celebrate African American and African-descent giving in all its forms. The Community Foundation’s African American Philanthropy Committee and staff are thrilled to celebrate this important month each year to support and promote the voices of our region’s multicultural philanthropists. This year, our celebrations include stories, […]
    Lee Goble
  • CCCF Strategic Plan Reveal July 30, 2020
    Join us for a virtual event on September 1 at 5:30 p.m. to learn more about the Community Foundation’s FY20 – FY22 Strategic Plan. More information to come.
    Lee Goble
  • Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation Grants $90,000 to Three South Carolina Charities July 16, 2020
    The Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation announced its fourth annual multi-year grant cycle donations, granting a total of $90,000 over three years to three South Carolina charities working on projects in the areas of mental health awareness, services for children with disabilities and their families, and arts education in schools. The three organizations and their […]
    Lee Goble
  • CPC Spotlight: Southeastern Freight Lines July 13, 2020
    When your job is to serve, serving others outside of the office comes naturally. Mike Heaton, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Southeastern Freight Lines, explains why his team steps up to serve the community. “What we do in sales and marketing is serve our clients. We don’t make anything, we provide service […]
    Lee Goble
  • Join Our Team: Seeking a Brand Journalist Intern for Fall 2020 July 7, 2020
    Brand Journalist Intern Central Carolina Community Foundation is a public foundation with assets of $150+ million and an active and varied grants program of more than $12 million annually. We are dedicated to promoting, increasing, and facilitating philanthropy across eleven counties in the Midlands of South Carolina. The independent sector, which includes grantmaking institutions like […]
    Lee Goble
  • CCCF Awards Over $500,000 in Scholarships to 204 Students June 11, 2020
    We are proud to announce we have awarded over $500,000 in scholarships to 204 outstanding students across South Carolina and the country for the 2020-2021 school year. This is the largest amount awarded in the Community Foundation’s history. Since 1998, the Foundation has awarded more than $3 million in scholarships to help deserving students obtain […]
    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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