2016 Connected Communities grant recipients announced

July 28, 2016

Central Carolina Community Foundation announced the seven Midlands charities who were selected as the recipients of the 2016 Connected Communities grants.

These charities are launching new projects that will enrich the Midlands region and embrace one or more of the three focus areas, identified by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Gallup as the three most important elements of an attractive community: Welcoming Community, Vibrant Social Offerings, and Superb Public Spaces.

The grant recipients are:

  • Columbia Museum of Art: “Cut! Costume and the Cinema”
  • Doko Meadows Park Foundation Amphitheater Project
  • EngenuitySC: What’s Next Midlands
  • Riverbanks Society: Waterfall Junction at Riverbanks Botanical Garden
  • SC Philharmonic: Conduct the Phil
  • SC State Museum: RACE- Are We So Different?
  • The Jasper Project: Marked by Water



About Central Carolina Community Foundation

Central Carolina Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization serving 11 counties in the Midlands by distributing grants and scholarships and linking the resources of donors, nonprofits and area leaders to communities in need. For more information about the Foundation, visit www.yourfoundation.org or call 803.254.5601.