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  • Scholarship Impact: Medical Scholarships Support Future Healthcare Workers February 26, 2021
    Healthcare workers have always been vital aspects of our communities, but during the current pandemic, their heroism and strength has been needed more than ever. Knowing the impact and importance of this field, the Community Foundation is proud to support donors who provide scholarships to support students pursuing degrees in the medical field. The Judith […]
    Lee Goble
  • Chapin Students Generate Ripples of Good Through Acts of Service February 16, 2021
    For nearly fifty years, Multiplying Good, a Greater Chapin Community Foundation grant recipient, has generated ripples of good by igniting and honoring public service passions. The organization serves teens ages 13-18 across South Carolina through the Students in Action (SIA) program. Through the SIA program, students learn about the issues facing their communities and develop […]
    Lee Goble
  • Making a Difference in the Lives of Students: The Impact of Scholarships February 10, 2021
    With the 2021-2022 school year quickly approaching, the thought of how to pay the increasing prices in higher education can weigh heavily on the minds of students and their families. Thankfully, with the help of generous donors in our community, the Community Foundation provides more than 175 scholarship opportunities to students. These scholarships help to […]
    Lee Goble
  • CCCF Awards $19,500 to 10 Local Nonprofits to Shape the Future of Our Community February 1, 2021
    Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands’ local center for philanthropy, has awarded $19,500 to 10 local nonprofit organizations to address top community needs. The grants were awarded through the Beyond the Table mini-grant initiative to inspire action on ideas discussed during On the Table. “For the past three years, On the Table has brought residents […]
    Lee Goble
  • “I’m Still Standing” — Quarterly Financial Message from CCCF’s VP, Finance, Kevin Patten January 27, 2021
    In his 1983 hit, Elton John said, “I’m still standing better than I ever did.” The same can be said for our portfolio — still standing, better than ever, after a tumultuous 2020. A year that saw much suffering, pain, strife and death has opened to a 2021 that shows light at the end of […]
    Lee Goble
  • CCCF Distributes $7.2 million in Grants and Scholarships During First Half of Fiscal Year January 25, 2021
    Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands’ local center for philanthropy, and its donors are pleased to announce that during the first half of the 2020-2021 fiscal year (July 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020), more than $7.2 million was awarded in grants and scholarships. The awarded amount, totaling $7,246,509.33, represents 1,175 grants and scholarships impacting […]
    Lee Goble
  • Adding Meaning to Life: The Importance of Community Involvement and Family Philanthropy January 21, 2021
    Committed to both her work and her community, Beth Richardson is a top-rated attorney at Robinson Gray Stepp & Laffitte and a member of the Central Carolina Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees. “Being an active volunteer in our community is a privilege and source of personal fulfillment,” Beth reflects. “CCCF has a tremendous reputation for […]
    Lee Goble
  • 2021-2022 Scholarships Application Now Open January 11, 2021
    Central Carolina Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications through March 5, 2020, for the 2021-2022 school year. More than 175 scholarship opportunities are available, totaling over $500,000. Interested students should visit to view eligibility criteria and complete the online application. Students may apply for multiple scholarships by completing one online application and are […]
    Lee Goble
  • How Small Businesses Give Back December 17, 2020
    While 2020 has brought unique challenges to all, the desire to give back to our community remains strong. People from all walks of life are finding creative ways to support those in need, including our community’s small businesses. Stacy Levinson, owner of the Columbia clothing store Brittons, is one small business owner leading the way […]
    Lee Goble
  • #SupportSupporters During the 12 Days of Giving December 2, 2020
    During this season of giving, the Community Foundation wants to raise awareness of the role of nonprofits and their current needs regarding the pandemic. To do so, we have launched our 12 Days of Giving campaign. During the first 12 days of December, a video will be posted on Central Carolina Community Foundation’s social media […]
    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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