Nearly 30 nonprofits in the Midlands receive funding to reduce poverty in South Carolina
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded grants totaling $837,000 to 100 nonprofit organizations throughout the Palmetto State, including three national groups serving S.C. statewide. Each organization is working to better the lives of those experiencing poverty in South Carolina.
Since 1996, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded over 3,300 grants to South Carolina nonprofits totaling over $82 million.
“It is an honor to support this group of nonprofit partners who are working tirelessly to provide hope for people experiencing poverty in South Carolina,” Foundation President and CEO, Donna Waites says. “Our foundation’s mission could not be fulfilled without these impactful organizations and their loving service to others.”
The latest round of grants was awarded to nonprofits that are working to reduce poverty in South Carolina in one of three ways:
- Meeting the immediate needs of people experiencing poverty
- Breaking the cycle of poverty
- Working to change the systems that are drivers of poverty
Click here to see the latest group of nonprofits to receive the Foundation’s grants, organized by region of the state.
About Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina
Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, founded in 1996. In response to God’s call and the spirit of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, the Foundation strategically uses resources to reduce poverty through action, advocacy and leadership. Since its inception, Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has distributed over $82 million to over 3,300 nonprofits working to reduce poverty in the lives of individuals and families in the Palmetto State.