Community Foundation of the Lowcountry is the organization of record to receive donations for disaster recovery. To learn more about the Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding Fund, please click here [PDF]. If you’d like to donate to the Fund, click here.

Community Foundation is now accepting Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding Fund grant applications from regional, community-based 501(c)3 nonprofits, faith-based organizations or equivalents for up to $20,000 for recovery and rebuilding efforts related to the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Organizations may be eligible for multiple grants from the Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding Fund based on documented community needs. For complete application guidelines, click here. 

Beaufort County volunteer efforts are being coordinated through our Lowcountry Volunteer Connections portal. Please click here for more information about how you can volunteer.


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Hilton Head Island,
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