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Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC Awards 46 Grants Totaling $359,500

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded grants totaling $359,500 to 46 nonprofits that are working to make life better for people experiencing poverty.

Each of the nonprofits are working to reduce poverty in South Carolina in one of three ways:

  • Meeting the immediate needs of people experiencing poverty
  • Breaking the cycle of poverty
  • Working to change systems that are considered to be drivers of poverty

“Since its inception in 1996, Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has been addressing the root causes and effects of poverty in South Carolina,” Foundation President and CEO Tom Keith said. “Nonprofits throughout the state are using these grants to create a path for positive, groundbreaking work that strengthens families and communities experiencing poverty.”

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina distributed Cycle I grant awards totaling $2,426,369.00 to 136 nonprofit organizations serving people across South Carolina in May.

A full list of the organizations that received the Cycle II grants can be found on their website. You can see a list of local recipients below:

  • Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative
  • Lowcountry Food Bank
  • HELP of Summerville
  • Edisto Indian Free Clinic
  • Charleston Area Justice Ministry
  • Charleston Promise Neighborhood
  • Bridges For End-Of-Life
  • Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children's Center
  • Windwood Farm
  • Camp Happy Days
  • Women's Rights And Empowerment Network

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