CF of the Lowcountry | Women in Philanthropy Awards $56,000 in Grants

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Women in Philanthropy Awards $56,000 in Grants

May 25, 2017

Women in Philanthropy, a women ’s giving circle and fund of Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, awarded $56,000 in grants to six Beaufort County non-profits at their annual meeting on May 16, 2017. The annual grant theme was “Strengthening Options for The Elderly. ”

Grant recipients, and their supported programs, included:

  • Second Helpings: Healthy Food Initiatives, $5,000
  • Sandalwood Community Food Pantry: Totes for Love for Seniors, $7,000
  • YMCA of Beaufort County: Senior Shape Up , $8,500
  • Lowcountry Legal Volunteers: Senior Legal Assistance, $9,000
  • HELP of Beaufort: Mobile Meals, $10,800
  • Meals on Wheels for Bluffton/Hilton Head: Meal delivery, $15,700

Women in Philanthropy is dedicated to promoting the power of collective giving, engaging and inspiring women along their philanthropic path, and supporting new approaches to address community needs. Over the past 10 years, their members have built an endowment of over $1 million and have awarded almost $360,000 in grants to Beaufort County 501(c)(3) organizations. For more information about Women in Philanthropy, contact the Community Foundation at 843.681.9100.

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