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  • Connected Communities Project Spotlight: Ensemble Eclectica August 14, 2019
    Guest blog by Suzanna Pavlovsky, artistic and music director for Ensemble Eclectica, a Connected Communities grant recipient. Ensemble Eclectica is thrilled to present its new interdisciplinary show, “Around the World in 80 Minutes,” on August 29, at 7 pm at Senate’s End, Columbia, SC. The mission of Ensemble Eclectica is to bring together different art […]
    Lee Goble
  • CCCF Invites Community to Celebrate Black Philanthropy Month 2019 August 7, 2019
    August is Black Philanthropy Month, a national, coordinated effort to celebrate African American and African-descent giving in all its forms. The Foundation will celebrate the month by sponsoring local events and promoting a giving day for black-led nonprofits and those supporting black individuals and communities. The Foundation will also share stories of impact and giving […]
    Lee Goble
  • Join Our Team: Seeking a Communications Intern for Fall 2019 August 2, 2019
    Communications Internship Description of work:  Central Carolina Community Foundation is seeking a creative and analytical communications intern who is capable and willing to complete several writing, organizational and online media tasks.  The intern will assist the Strategic Initiatives and Communications team with the execution of the marketing/public relations objectives in accordance with the Foundation’s overall […]
    Lee Goble
  • New Board of Trustees Members Announced July 24, 2019
    We are delighted to welcome our new Board of Trustee members: John Dozier, chief diversity officer and senior associate provost for inclusion, University of South Carolina; Paul Fant, president, Fant Consulting LLC; Harriett Green, program director for visual arts, South Carolina Arts Commission; Cory Manning, partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP; Ken May, retired […]
    Lee Goble
  • Join Our Team: Seeking a Development Associate July 22, 2019
    Central Carolina Community Foundation is seeking a Development Associate to join our team. The full job description is below. A printable version can be downloaded here. To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to JoAnn Turnquist at joann@yourfoundation.org by August 15, 2019. DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE Job Description July 2019 Central Carolina Community Foundation is […]
    Lee Goble
  • Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation Awards $120K in Grants to Four SC Charities July 18, 2019
    The Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation announced its third annual multi-year grant cycle donations, granting a total of $120,000 over three years to four South Carolina charities working on projects that benefit veteran services and youth arts programs within the state of South Carolina. The four organizations and their projects are: The Big Red Barn […]
    Lee Goble
  • Aflac Awards $125K in Grants to SC Nonprofits July 10, 2019
    Aflac is granting $125,000 to 17 local nonprofits working on projects that support health & well-being, education, and community development programs.  The selected organizations and their projects are: Autism Academy of SC’s Preschool Parenting Groups, a parent training program for caregivers of toddlers with a new diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Food for the Soul […]
    Lee Goble
  • Second Table Talk Reveals Opportunities for Economic Development June 27, 2019
    On June 12, a group of panelists and community members gathered to discuss opportunities for economic development in the Midlands. The discussion was part of the “Table Talk” series — a three-part series that dives deeper into the areas of opportunity revealed in the On the Table report (poverty, economic development, and race relations). The […]
    Lee Goble
  • Over $450,000 in Scholarships Awarded for 2019-2020 School Year June 19, 2019
    Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midland’s local center for philanthropy, has awarded over $450,000 in scholarships to 196 of South Carolina’s and the country’s outstanding students for the 2019-2020 school year.  This is the largest amount awarded since the Foundation’s founding in 1984. Since 1998, the Foundation has awarded more than $3 million in scholarships […]
    Cherise Arrendale
  • First Table Talk Challenges the Every Day Citizen to Take Action June 19, 2019
    On May 1st, a small group of panelists and community members gathered to discuss the state of poverty in the Midlands. The discussion was part of the “Table Talk” event series – a three-part series that dives deeper into the areas of opportunity revealed in the On the Table report (poverty, economic development, and race […]
    CCCF Intern
  • 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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