COLUMBIA—The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has released its Grant Awards totals for 2013 in the areas of Health, Education, and Social Services.
Since 1996, the foundation has awarded close to $50 Million in over 1,700 grants in an effort to help families in South Carolina live out of poverty. These awards range in size, scope, and depth from the smaller Caritas grants, providing support to organizations dealing with situational poverty or crisis poverty, to the strategic grant, where the foundation comprehensively works with the organization in partnership to affect organizational and community and to enhance results, maximize resources and to insure that measurable change occurs.
In 2013, the foundation awarded $2.1 Million in 133 grants to recipients in all 46 counties of the state of South Carolina. In the area of education, the foundation awarded 24 grants totaling $659,500 to:
Anderson Interfaith Ministries
Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry
City Year, Inc.
Felician Center Inc
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
KidsGrow SchoolYard Garden Classroom
Metanoia Community Development Corporation
Midlands Middle College
Midlands Technical College Foundation
Miss Ruby’s Kids
Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Services, Inc.
Roscoe Reading Program
South Carolina Afterschool Alliance
South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School
St. Martin de Porres Catholic School
Student Action with Farmworkers
Teachers Supply Closet
The Family Effect Foundation
Trident Literacy Association, Inc.
Wings For Kids
In the area of Health, the Foundation awarded 25 grants totaling $407,500 to:
Abbeville Free Medical Clinic
Anderson Free Clinic
Association for the Blind
Classy Smiles Inc
Columbia Free Medical Clinic
Dream Center Clinic Inc
Friendship Medical Clinic and Pharmacy, Inc.
Good Neighbor Free Medical Clinic
Good Samaritan Clinic
Good Samaritan Medical Clinic
Good Shepherd Free Medical Clinic of Laurens County
Healthy Smiles of Spartanburg
Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc.
Palmetto Volunteers in Medicine Clinic
Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands
South Carolina Department of Social Services
South Carolina Hospital Research & Education Foundation Inc
South Carolina Research Foundation
Springbank Christian Center Dominican Retreat House
United Way of the Midlands
In the area of Social Services, the Foundation awarded 84 grants totaling $994,525 to:
Adams Northeast AME Church
Allendale Correctional Worship Center
Birthright of Georgetown
Blackville CdC Partners For Progress Inc.
Bluffton Self Help
Caring And Sharing Inc
Chapin We Care Center
Charleston Area Senior Citizens Services Inc
Christ Central Ministries Inc
Christian Assistance Bridge
Clarendon County Community Development Corporation
Coastal Community Foundation Of South Carolina Inc
Coastal Rescue Mission Inc
Community Development Corporation of Marlboro County
Community Kitchen Inc. of Myrtle Beach
DAV & Elderly Assistants For Life Inc
East Cooper Meals On Wheels
Family Promise of Anderson County
Food Bank Of Greenwood County
Fort Lawn Community Center
Freedom Within Walls
From God To You Ministries Inc
General Instruction for Tomorrow
Georgetown County School District-Kensington Elementary School
Golden Corner Ministries
Good Samaritan House of Fairfield County
Greenville Area Interfaith Hospitality Network
Greer Community Ministries, Inc.
Hands Of Christ
Happy Gifts Corporation
Harvest Hope Food Bank
Helping and Lending Outreach Support (HALOS)
Helping Hands of Goose Creek, Inc.
Homes of Hope, Inc.
Jordan Crossroads Ministry Center
Lab S Helping Hands
Lancaster County Outreach Project
Lowcountry Food Bank, Inc.
Midlands Holy Family Fund Inc
Midlands Housing Alliance Inc
North Greenville Food Crisis Ministry
Oliver Gospel Mission
Our Lady of Mercy Neighborhood House
Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Center
PK Outreach Inc.
Pro Bono Legal Services, Inc.
Riverside Community Development Corporation
Sewee to Santee Economic Foundation
South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families
South Carolina Grantmakers Network
South Carolina STRONG
Southeastern Council on Foundations
St. Christopher’s Children, Inc.
St. Cyprian Outreach Center
St. Johns Episcopal Church
St. Mary Catholic Church Social Concerns Outreach
St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church
St. Theresa Conference of St. Vincent De Paul Society
Teach My People
The Action Council for Cross Cultural Mental Health and Human Services
The Friendship Place
The Lighthouse Ministries
The Lighthouse Ministries
The Naomi Project
Trinity Assembly Of God
Trinity Housing Corporation
Under One Roof Services Inc
United Center for Community Care
United Christian Ministries Of Abbeville County Inc
United Way of the Midlands
University of South Carolina College of Social Work
Upstate Family Resource Center
Vital Aging Of Williamsburg County Inc
Winfield Heights Baptist Church
Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Inc.
“The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina’s vision is that families in this state have the resources to live out of poverty,” said Tom Keith, president. “These organizations are addressing poverty in South Carolina through their programs and services. We hope this funding will help strengthen and support their work as they serve those in need.”
Organizations wishing to apply for funding should visit sistersofcharitysc.com.
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