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  • 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
  • Spark Change, Lead an On the Table Community Conversation Oct. 4-10 August 19, 2020
    Central Carolina Community Foundation invites Richland and Lexington County residents to join a community-focused, conversation-based initiative by hosting a virtual or socially distanced gathering during On the Table. Previously a day of conversations, On the Table has been expanded to a full week, Oct. 4-10. Register to be a host at As our community […]
    Lee Goble
  • 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
  • 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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