Community Foundation of the Lowcountry

Welcome! Community Foundation of the Lowcountry serves the counties of Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, and Jasper Counties in South Carolina. We exist to enhance the quality of life for all of our citizens, now and for generations to come, by building community endowments, addressing needs through grantmaking, and providing leadership on key community issues.

Community Foundation Awards Nearly $400,000 in Grants



The Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Board of Trustees recently awarded $396,504 in grants to nonprofit organizations providing valuable service... MORE >
Community Conversations is a series of videos highlighting the work of the Community Foundation. Click below to take a look.
Tax Reform Proposal Could Significantly Impact Charitable Organizations
There may be some significant changes on the horizon, as can be seen if you review House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Campís (R-MI-4) comprehensive tax reform bill. This bill would si... MORE>

Technical College of the Lowcountry

On today's menu - fruit tarts from scratch. Chef Neal Winn begins the class by instructing the students on the preparation of short…MORE>

Bluffton Self Help

Escalating costs for housing in southern Beaufort County continue to result in costly rents and mortgages for the population served by Bluffton Self…MORE>

Trust for Public Land

The Trust for Public Land is the only national nonprofit working exclusively to preserve land for public enjoyment and to improve the health…MORE>

Second Helpings

In one day alone, a Second Helpings truck manned by two volunteers will make up to twelve pickups from groceries and restaurants and…MORE>

DragonBoat Beaufort Fund

Local cancer survivors, and water sport enthusiasts who wish to support them, are forming a Beaufort mixed recreational and racing DragonBoat team.MORE>