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Women in Philanthropy Announces 11th Annual Grant Opportunity

November 10, 2015
Women in Philanthropy, a fund of Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, has announced its 11th annual grant opportunity. This year ’s focus will be “Providing Safe Shelter for our Citizens: Crisis, Temporary and Permanent. ” The goal is to fund programs that provide safe haven in times of emergency, offer temporary refuge when needed or assist in eliminating homelessness in Beaufort County. The total pool of funds available for grants is $70,000.

Nonprofit organizations in Beaufort County that provide programs specific to the focus theme may submit grants online, through Community Foundation of the Lowcountry ’s website. Grant submissions by mail will not be accepted.

To be considered, grants must be submitted by 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016.

Established in 2003, Women in Philanthropy has awarded grants totaling over $165,000 to strengthen Beaufort County families and individuals in the areas of health, human services, arts and culture,

community development and education. Their mission is: Through a woman ’s unique lens, we promote the power of collective giving, engage and inspire women along their philanthropic paths, and support new approaches to address community needs.

For more information, please contact Kathi Bateson, Women in Philanthropy Grants Committee Chair.

For over 21 years, Community Foundation of the Lowcountry has been connecting people, resources and needs by helping build stronger communities and assisting donors in making a difference through charitable giving. With nearly 300 charitable funds, combined assets totaling $70 million and grantmaking and scholarships reaching $58 million, Community Foundation of the Lowcountry is the largest source of unrestricted philanthropic resources dedicated to Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper Counties.

For more information contact us at (843) 681-9100.
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