For Donors

You are a philanthropist.

We work with people like you to channel your philanthropy into powerful giving strategies. We make it easy and fulfilling. Let us help you turn your passion into action.

Tax free giving

Using your IRA distribution for good

If you're 70 1/2 or older, you can transfer up to $100,000 annually from your IRA to a qualified charity - tax free.

Critical Issues

A Commitment to Thought and Action: Our Stand Against Racial and Social Injustice

One of our key goals is to build and strengthen the place we call home by working together with all others in our community to address critical issues facing our region. Today one of those critical issues is systemic racism, across the United States, which is deeply rooted in our nation’s history.

2021 Annual Report

Character is revealed when pressure is applied.

This year has presented us with some unrelenting challenges, but it has also shown us that truth of character is demonstrated by one's course of action. Our community's power of character has never been greater.

Latest News & Stories

Foundation News

Ninth Round of COVID-19 Grants by Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Reaches 13 Local Nonprofits

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Foundation News

Four Hilton Head Island Nonprofits Receive Final Distribution of HUD COVID Funding

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  • Awards $89,517,388 Total grants and scholarships awarded since 1994
  • Scholarships 898 The number of students who've received a scholarship from the Community Foundation
  • Funds 400+ The number of funds managed by the Community Foundation