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Read the thoughts and impressions on a variety of topics written by Christopher F. Kerrigan, President and CEO of the Community Foundation as well as occasional guest bloggers.

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By Denise K. Spencer / December 5, 2013
As the end of the year approaches, so, too, does a deadline for the individual retirement account (IRA) charitable rollover.

By Denise K. Spencer / November 25, 2013
The Community Foundation of the Lowcountry is a community unto itself. It is a diverse community of individuals and families, businesses and organizations, young and old. It is a community of folks sharing their stories and passions and hopes and dreams with one another.

By Denise K. Spencer / November 1, 2013
The signature block on my Community Foundation email has included “Live generously” for a number of years now.

By Denise K. Spencer / April 1, 2013
When I was in my graduate program in counseling, my instructors all were on a first-name basis with the students.

By Denise K. Spencer / December 19, 2012
Virtually every nonprofit board has a group of volunteers providing leadership—a Board of Directors or a Board of Trustees.

This year’s annual report theme, Cause and Effect, reflects the Community Foundation’s deep devotion to our mission statement of Strengthening Community by Connecting People, Resources and Needs.

By Carolyn Torgersen / October 31, 2012
The Community Foundation of the Lowcountry wants to offer some additional support to our local organizations, all year round, which is why we are launching Lowcountry Volunteer Connections.

By Denise K. Spencer / August 2, 2012
Again, as I mentioned in my last blog, the staff members of the Community Foundation are sought out by nonprofit board and staff members to provide expertise on a number of topics. Planned giving, social media, grant writing, governance—these and other topics are often addressed by Community Foundation staff.

By Denise K. Spencer / May 1, 2012
Many times, the staff members at the Community Foundation are sought out by nonprofit board and staff members to provide expertise on a number of topics.

By Denise K. Spencer / March 28, 2012
If you could make a significant difference in the world (or at least in your corner of it) what would it be?

Featured Post

  • Paying it Forward Posted 3 weeks ago
    Student loan debt. Three words that strike fear in the hearts college students and their parents. As college costs have skyrocketed, so has the amount borrowed to pay for it. Roughly 43 million Americans carry student loan debt, estimated to be about $1.51 trillion. (That does not include the estimated $119 billion in student loans from private sources not backed by the government.) The amount of student loan debt in the U.S. now exceeds both auto loan debt ($1.28 trillion) and credit card debt ($850 million). The only category of debt greater than student loans is mortgage loans.
  • All Together NOW Posted 4 months ago
    For many communities in the Lowcountry, “all together now” has taken on a more purposeful meaning. Seven local communities — Long Cove Club, Belfair, Palmetto Dunes, Hampton Hall Club, Colleton River Club, Hampton Lake and Moss Creek — have established funds with Community Foundation of the Lowcountry.
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