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>

Mitzi Ganelin

A child of the Depression, Mitzi Ganelin grew up in a caring family always knowing she had a center and was loved. “Other…MORE>

Habitat for Humanity

In 2004, Janette Ford's mother's day was a little brighter than most. That weekend she moved into her new home in Brendan Woods,…MORE>

British Open Pub Scholarship

Imagine losing your mother at a young age, having your father drop out of your life entirely, and being a caregiver for two…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>

Bluffton Farmers Market

“It started with a conversation between two friends on how to support local farmers and benefit our community,” remembered Ed McCullough.MORE>