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  • Nonprofit Registration Now Open for Midlands Gives 2021 October 19, 2020
    Nonprofit registration is now open for Midlands Gives Day, the annual 18-hour online-only giving challenge hosted by Central Carolina Community Foundation, which will take place on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 6 a.m. – midnight. Nonprofits can register through Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020 at In its eighth year, Midlands Gives Day will continue to help […]
    Lee Goble
  • Connected Communities Stories: The Courage Center October 15, 2020
    The Courage Center was awarded a Connected Communities grant from Central Carolina Community Foundation to create a space that would help the Center’s families come together and create new, happy and healthy memories. The organization used the grant to expand its facilities, adding a full-length basketball court and picnic pavilion. Connected Communities grants work to […]
    Lee Goble
  • CCCF Celebrates $200 Million in Total Grantmaking October 12, 2020
    Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands’ local center for philanthropy, has awarded over $200 million in grants and scholarships since its founding in 1984 — a tremendous milestone and cause for celebration. The Community Foundation was established to enhance the lives of citizens in the Midlands by a group of five business leaders with a […]
    Lee Goble
  • Your Voice Matters — Let it be heard through On the Table Oct. 4-10 September 30, 2020
    Our third annual On the Table initiative aims to move the community forward through conversation during the week of Oct. 4-10. With safety in mind, the initiative has been expanded to a full week, and the discussions will take place virtually or socially distanced in groups smaller than 10. Richland and Lexington County county residents […]
    Lee Goble
  • A Jumpstart in the Right Direction: How the Jumpstart Grant Helps Nonprofits September 30, 2020
    Sometimes all a nonprofit needs to grow and experience long-term change is a guide to follow, a push in the right direction — or a jumpstart. Knowing the impact collaboration can have on our community, the Community Foundation joined forces with Network for Good (NFG) to launch the “Jumpstart” Program. Network for Good offers nonprofits […]
    Lee Goble
  • Youth Involvement in On the Table September 30, 2020
    The Community Foundation is excited to have residents of Richland and Lexington Counties join virtual or socially distanced gatherings during On the Table the week of Oct. 4-10. These conversations are designed to increase community engagement and foster personal connections. Participation is not limited to just adults — youth are also encouraged to join conversations […]
    Lee Goble
  • Our Top Tips for a Standout Grant Application September 17, 2020
    Are you seeking a grant for your organization but are unsure where to start? We’re here to help! Our Community Investment Team shared their top tips to make your grant application stand out Before you start: Thoroughly review the Central Carolina Community Foundation grants and scholarship webpages, including the grant guidelines. Attend the annual grant […]
    Lee Goble
  • 5 Things to Know for Hosting an On the Table Conversation September 11, 2020
    On the Table is a week-long, conversation-based initiative that aims to gather community members for meaningful conversations to build personal connections and explore how we can create stronger communities together. We invite you and your families, neighbors, colleagues and friends to pull up a chair, share a meal, and discuss the ways in which we […]
    Lee Goble
  • A Lasting Impact on the Community: Lovelesses Donate to Grow GCCF Endowment September 10, 2020
    Ken and Jondy Loveless, longtime residents and supporters of Chapin, have a heart for serving their local community. Recently, they made a commitment that will help Chapin for generations to come when they designated Greater Chapin Community Foundation (GCCF) as the beneficiary of $100,000 in their estate plans. The Lovelesses contribute countless hours of volunteer […]
    Lee Goble
  • The Importance of Supporting Black-led & Black-benefiting Nonprofits August 28, 2020
    This month, the Community Foundation has celebrated, supported and promoted the voices of our region’s multicultural philanthropists in honor of Black Philanthropy Month. To culminate Black Philanthropy Month, we join in celebrating Give 8/28 — the only nationwide giving day for Black-led and Black-benefitting nonprofits. In its third year, Give 8/28 is hosted by 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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