Central Carolina Community Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

January 7, 2015

COLUMBIA, SC – Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands expert on philanthropy, is accepting scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 school year through March 16, 2015. Interested students should visit yourfoundation.org to view eligibility criteria and complete their online application.

The Community Foundation manages 41 scholarship funds that provide education opportunities for students across the Midlands. Each scholarship has its own specific purpose and eligibility criteria according to the recommendations of the donor. In 2014, the Foundation awarded 70 scholarships totaling $158,020 to some of South Carolina’s best and brightest students. Since 1998, the Community Foundation has awarded more than $1.8 million in scholarships.

To learn more about Central Carolina Community Foundation and the scholarship application process, please contact David Laird at [email protected] and (803) 254-5601 x 322, or visit yourfoundation.org.

Happening Now at the Foundation:

    • The Foundation is celebrating its 30th year as the expert in philanthropy in the Midlands.
    • Registration for nonprofits is underway for Midlands Gives, May 5, 2015, at midlandsgives.org.
    • Over $150,000 in scholarships were awarded by the Foundation across its 11-county service area in the Midlands last year.
    • The Foundation’s Board of Trustees was selected as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Boards of Directors by Columbia Regional Business Report.


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 yourfoundation.org or call 803.254.5601.