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Community Foundation in the News

The Community Foundation issues press releases throughout the year which are picked up by local and regional media outlets.  In addition, we a frequently asked to write articles on a variety of topics from charitable giving to community leadership.

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Announces Officers and New Directors
Community Foundation of the Lowcountry has announced board of director officers for its 2018 fiscal year: John Weymouth - Chair; Jeri Farren - Vice Chair 1; Jim Allhusen - Vice Chair 2; David Wetmore - Treasurer; and Denise Spencer - President and Secretary (non-voting staff liaison). Additionally, four new directors have joined Community Foundation’s board of directors.

Daryle Mitchell Joins Community Foundation of the Lowcountry
Daryle Mitchell has joined Community Foundation of the Lowcountry as a finance associate. In this role, Mitchell will perform a variety of clerical and bookkeeping duties in support of the vice president of finance and administration.

Women in Philanthropy Awards $56,000 in Grants
Women in Philanthropy, a women’s giving circle and fund of Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, awarded $56,000 in grants to six Beaufort County non-profits at their annual meeting on May 16, 2017. The annual grant theme was “Strengthening Options for The Elderly.”

Talk of the Town with Denise Spencer
Community Foundation of the Lowcountry President and CEO Denise Spencer talks about the Foundation's HUD Secretary's Award on WHHI's "Talk of the Town"

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Named 2017 Winner of HUD Secretary's Award
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations (COF) today announced that Community Foundation of the Lowcountry is one of 10 winners of the 2017 HUD Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Awards Additional Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding Grants to Area Organizations
Community Foundation of the Lowcountry continues to award disaster recovery and rebuilding grants to organizations, located in Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton and Colleton counties, which are working directly with individuals affected by Hurricane Matthew.

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Offers Nonprofit Board Service Workshop
Do you have a desire to sit on a nonprofit board of directors but aren’t sure what your responsibilities would be? Community Foundation of the Lowcountry is offering a free workshop for adults who are currently not serving on a nonprofit board, but are considering it or want to learn more.

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Offers $670,000 in Scholarships
If you’re a high school senior or a college student – or the parent of one – you’re probably aware that this is scholarship season. And if you’re looking for scholarships, Community Foundation of the Lowcountry is a terrific resource.

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Awards Additional Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding Grants to Area Organizations
Community Foundation of the Lowcountry recently awarded three additional disaster recovery and rebuilding grants to area organizations working directly with individuals affected by Hurricane Matthew. These grants bring the total amount awarded to $127,720 since October 11, 2016.

Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Postponed; Rescheduled for 2018
In Hilton Head, an odd-numbered year – like 2017 – generally signals that the area’s biennial Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island will occur in the fall. But not this year. Though plans were well underway for the 2017 Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island, Mother Nature threw them asunder.

Community Foundation Annual Reports

For reports prior to 2009, please contact the Community Foundation for an electronic copy.

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry

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Hilton Head Island,
South Carolina 29925

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