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Community Impact Award
Established in 2022 by the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, with the generous support of Joan and Wade Webster, this award recognizes an individual within the Foundation’s service territory that has made a significant impact on the quality of life in the Lowcountry. The nominee must be a resident of Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, or Jasper county who has demonstrated dedication and leadership in a community activity or on behalf of a community organization or nonprofit. The award recipient will receive a $10,000 grant to bestow to a charitable organization or organizations based in the Community Foundation’s service territory, as well as a piece of art to memorialize the honor. Deadline for nominations is January 16, 2024.
2022 Annual Report
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We make it easy to find worthwhile volunteer opportunities through our online volunteer matching platform, Lowcountry Volunteer Connections. Search the list for interesting openings, or complete a profile with your interests and get matched to available options. It's a one stop shop for finding the perfect volunteering match!Visit Lowcountry Volunteer Connections
The Giving Marketplace is a free, online searchable database of in-depth information, offering insight that will make your giving decisions purposeful and focused, yet meaningful. Each nonprofit profile contains in-depth information so you can feel good about doing good.Search the database
CFL and Lowcountry Council of Governments (LCOG) teamed up to develop the informative, data driven website, LowcountryCommunityIndicators.org, which focuses on the topics most important to residents and workers in Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, and Jasper counties. The website was created following the positive reception of CFL’s “Community Indicators Report” and LCOG’s “The People and the Economy Report”, both published in 2022.Explore Lowcountry Community Indicators
By joining together, members of our giving circles increase their impact, collectively tackle pressing issues and accomplish great things. Altogether, Women in Philanthropy (Beaufort County) and PEARLS (Hampton County) have awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants to nonprofit organization in their respective counties. That's the power of collective giving.Giving Circles