Grants with Request for Proposal Process

These grants issue a request for proposals from local nonprofits. They typically select a focus area for annual grants.

Giving Circles

Field-of-Interest Funds

  • Jasper Community Fund
  • Lowcountry Strong Foundation: This fund’s aim is to assist and enrich the lives of Beaufort and Jasper County families, and partner with community members, to serve those less fortunate. The fund’s initial efforts focused on providing support for programs and services addressing Hurricane Matthew disaster assistance. This fund is not currently accepting grant requests.
  • Women’s Association of Hilton Head Island Charitable Fund (WAHHI): Provides resources for the support of the charitable programs and interests of the Women’s Association of Hilton Head Island. Grants are being accepted through DATE. Click here to download the grant application and process.
  • Operation Colleton River Charitable Fund (OCR) grants will be given to projects that embody OCR’s core values as expressed in its mission statement: To provide holiday presents and year round assistance to fulfill basic needs of food, clothing, literacy and the general well-being for neighbors in need. Grant applications will be accepted until April 15, 2020.

Other Grants

A number of our funds carry out grantmaking. Guided by our expertise, they establish their own guidelines and timeframes. These funds include:

Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding Fund Grants

The Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding Fund was established to collect monetary contributions to support disaster response, recovery and rebuilding grantmaking to eligible regional, community-based 501(c)3 nonprofits, faith-based organizations or equivalents responding to community needs in the aftermath of an officially-declared disaster.

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