Stepping up in a time of crisis

How we're addressing COVID-19

We’re facing a unique and potentially staggering health crisis. The lives of many of our neighbors will be upended, not necessarily by the virus itself, but by the consequences the virus will wreak. We're meeting this crisis head-on. Find out more about our Lowcountry Community COVID-19 Response Fund and how it's supporting front-line nonprofits serve vulnerable populations.

For Donors

You are a philanthropist.

We work with people like you to channel your philanthropy into powerful giving strategies. We make it easy and fulfilling. Let us help you turn your passion into action.

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Tax free giving

Using your IRA distribution for good

If you're 70 1/2 or older, you can transfer up to $100,000 annually from your IRA to a qualified charity - tax free.

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  • Awards $82,276,034 Total grants and scholarships awarded since 1994
  • Scholarships 898 The number of students who've received a scholarship from the Community Foundation
  • Funds 335+ The number of funds managed by the Community Foundation

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