Central Carolina Community Foundation awards $40,038 in Capacity Building grants to ten local nonprofits

November 15, 2021

Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands’ leader in collaborative philanthropy, has awarded $40,038 in Capacity Building grants to ten local nonprofits.

The Community Foundation works to help build sustainability for nonprofit organizations in the Midlands. Capacity Building grants support this endeavor by providing funds to assist with organizational and financial stability, program quality and growth — allowing nonprofits to carry out their missions more effectively. Nonprofits applied for grants to assist with strategic plans, board development trainings, succession plans, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) trainings and other one-time capacity-building projects.

“Long-term planning is an important part of any successful organization, including nonprofits,” says JoAnn Turnquist, president and CEO of Central Carolina Community Foundation. “These grants will ensure organizations have the capacity needed to develop and execute strategic plans — boosting the likelihood of creating a sustainable organization.”

The following nonprofits, and their projects, are funded by the Community Foundation’s Capacity Building grants:

Projects funded by the Capacity Building grant program will begin in January 2022 and end June 2022.

For more information about Capacity Building grants, visit www.yourfoundation.org/grants, call 803-254-5601 or follow the Foundation on Twitter: @CCCFTweets.


About Central Carolina Community Foundation

Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands’ leader in collaborative philanthropy, is a nonprofit organization serving 11 counties in the Midlands of SC by distributing grants and scholarships and linking the resources of donors, nonprofits and area leaders to communities in need. Major initiatives include the online giving challenge Midlands Gives, On the Table, Connected Communities grants, the One SC Fund, and annual scholarships. For more information about the Foundation, visit www.yourfoundation.org or call 803.254.5601.