RSS Blog – Central Carolina Community Foundation
  • Local Donors’ Gift Enables The COMET Passengers to Get Fresh Produce September 11, 2019
    Connecting philanthropists with giving opportunities that are meaningful to them is one of the things we do best here at the Community Foundation. People want to help in a way that’s compatible with their values. When we hear of a specific opportunity to make a difference, we look to our donors to see who might […]
    CCCF Intern
  • Connected Communities Spotlight: Columbia Museum of Art September 11, 2019
    Guest blog by the Columbia Museum of Art, a Connected Communities grant recipient. If you’ve passed by Boyd Plaza while strolling along Main Street this summer you may have noticed something going on. Perhaps it was the soulful sounds of jazz with Chaye Alexander that grabbed your attention. Or snippets of dialogue from a Japanese […]
    CCCF Intern
  • Connected Communities Spotlight: Youth OUTLOUD September 11, 2019
    Guest blog by Raechel Grissett, Youth OUTLOUD coordinator, a Connected Communities grant recipient. Youth OUTLOUD at the Harriet Hancock Center has been a safe space for LGBTQ+ youth in the Midlands since 2008. We have created an incredible relationship with the Central Carolina Community Foundation and would like to share our experience with the Connected […]
    CCCF Intern
  • Q&A with Covie Edwards-Pitt September 11, 2019
    Author of Healthy, Wealthy & Wise will speak in Columbia on September 24, 2019. The Foundation is partnering with Abacus Planning Group to host author and wealth advisor Coventry Edwards-Pitt (Covie) for a book talk on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. Covie is authored the Healthy, Wealthy & Wise Collection, a two-book series based on interviews […]
    CCCF Intern
  • 5 Things You Should Know About For Hosting On the Table September 11, 2019
    It’s easy to host! This is an opportunity to gather over mealtime conversations and share ideas for improving the community and region. Determine a location and grab 6-12 of your friends, family, neighbors, or colleagues for a conversation about making the community stronger. You can host your conversation just about anywhere; your home, the library, […]
    CCCF Intern
  • Tips for A Stand-Out Grant Application September 6, 2019
    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. Thoroughly review the Central Carolina Community Foundation grants and scholarship webpages, including the grant guidelines. If you still have questions after you’ve […]
    Lee Goble
  • On the Table Registration Now Open September 5, 2019
    We invite residents of Richland and Lexington Counties to participate in On the Table, an initiative that will bring people together to break bread and share their thoughts on what’s great about our community and how we can make it even better — more generous, vibrant, and engaged. Now in its second year, the event […]
    Lee Goble
  • 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
  • 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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