We're committed to carefully managing and investing our donors' assets in a way that serves not only this generation, but those that follow.

We are the steward for all funds housed at Community Foundation of the Lowcountry. Our Finance and Investment Committee, comprised of experts in the field of finance and investment, advises our board of directors, which carries the fiduciary responsibility and ensures all assets invested are consistent with the policies and objectives we've established.

We invest our assets judiciously, ensuring thoughtful and effective grantmaking today, while ensuring assets are available for grantmaking in the future.

By practicing deliberate giving and smart investing, we've increased assets from $20 million in 1994 to over $70 million today, while investing more than $82 million back into our community.

How are we doing?

As of September 30, 2020, our return net of fees, under the guidance of our investment advisory partners at Fund Evaluation Group, have consistently exceeded the target weighted index.

7.1%: 10-year total composite (vs. 6.7% target weighted index)

7.5%: 5-year total composite (vs. 5.1% target weighted index)

5.9%: 3-year total composite (vs. 5.0% target weighted index)

8.7%: 1-year total composite (vs. 3.9% target weighted index)

For a more detailed analysis, click here. 


You can download our most recent audit information here:

Our most recent Form 990 information is available here:

Additional financial information is available upon request.

Please contact Nicki Charles at ncharles@cf-lowcountry.org.