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Hundreds of households on Hilton Head Island are not yet connected to the public sewer system. We only have $586,000 left to raise! Learn how this impacts all of us and what you can do to help.

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What is a Community Foundation?

Community foundations are tax-exempt public charities serving thousands of people who share a common interest — improving the quality of life in their area.


20+ Years

Founded in 1994, we are proud to serve residents of Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties, SC.


$71M Grants

With over $71M in Grants and Scholarships, we help support worthy causes and local students.


340+ Funds

More than 340 individual philanthropic funds make up the Community Foundation's diverse family.


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Jim and Margaret Krum

“The Jim and Margaret Krum Foundation represents the largest legacy gift to date ever entrusted to the Community Foundation. The foresight and generosity of the Krums’ will provide generous scholarships for local students for years to come.”

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Community Foundation of the Lowcountry

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 23019
Hilton Head Island,
South Carolina 29925

Office Location
4 Northridge Drive, Suite A
Hilton Head Island,
South Carolina 29926

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