Over 15 nonprofits in the Midlands receive funding to reduce poverty in South Carolina
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded 95 grants totaling $1.5 million to nonprofit organizations throughout the Palmetto State. 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 3,200 grants to South Carolina nonprofits totalling over $82 million.
“For nearly three decades, Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has been dedicated to researching, providing resources, and funding organizations that seek to reduce poverty in South Carolina,” Foundation President and CEO, Tom Keith says. “We are proud to partner with nonprofits across the state that are devoted to addressing the unmet needs of individuals, families and communities experiencing poverty. These organizations are doing important work to implement thoughtful programs, provide hope, and create change.”
The latest round of grants were 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 considered to be drivers of poverty
Click here to see the latest group of nonprofits to receive the Foundation’s Cycle 1 Grant Awards organized by region of the state. Feel free to reach out if you need assistance connecting with Foundation grantee partners in your area.
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 nearly $81 million to over 3,200 nonprofits working to reduce poverty in the lives of individuals and families in the Palmetto State.