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Community Foundation in the News

The Community Foundation issues press releases throughout the year which are picked up by local and regional media outlets. In addition, we a frequently asked to write articles on a variety of topics from charitable giving to community leadership.

 

 

 

 

Denise K. Spencer's Letter to the Community [PDF]

Helping Those Affected by Hurricane Florence
We know all too well the devastation a hurricane brings and, here in the Lowcountry, we’re counting our blessings that we were spared Hurricane Florence’s wrath. Our empathy for those in her wide path means we’re eager to help individuals and families who weren’t so lucky.

2018 Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island to Open Soon
Whether you’re an art enthusiast, a nature lover, or you’re simply curious to see large sculptures creatively placed throughout a stunning, natural Lowcountry setting, the 2018 Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island offers everyone a chance to get outside, enjoy nature and soak in the beauty of art.

New Public Sculpture Honors Hilton Head's Cycling Community: “Cycle” Sculpture to be Dedicated on Anniversary of Cyclist’s Death
When Jeff Garske, an avid Hilton Head cyclist and founding member of a USA Cycling-sanctioned competitive team, Hilton Head Cycling, was struck and killed by a drunk driver on the Cross Island Parkway on August 18, 2016, the local cycling community was in shock. Though they’re ever cognizant of the dangers that come with their sport, it didn’t lessen the pain when tragedy struck one of their own....

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Awards Nearly Half a Million Dollars in Grants: Six Local Organizations Benefit
Community Foundation of the Lowcountry recently completed its second of three annual competitive grant cycles and awarded $498,023 to six local organizations.

Five New Directors Join Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Board of Directors
Community Foundation of the Lowcountry has announced the addition of five new members to its board of directors: Geoff Block, the Rev. Dr. Douglas Fletcher, Jeanette Taylor Jones, John Levy and Dr. Al Panu.

Denise Spencer Announces Her Retirement from Community Foundation of the Lowcountry
Denise Spencer, President and CEO of Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, has announced her intention to retire at the end of this fiscal year, June 2019.

#LowcountryVolunteers Challenge Winners Announced
Community Foundation of the Lowcountry’s #LowcountryVolunteers Challenge culminated with the awarding of four $2,000 grants to area nonprofits. The challenge celebrated volunteerism and coincided with National Volunteer Week.

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Awards $150,275 in Grants to Three Local Organizations
Community Foundation of the Lowcountry awarded more than $150,000 in grants to three local nonprofits on Wednesday, March 21. The grants are part of the Community Foundation’s three-times-per-year competitive grant cycle.

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Launches #LowcountryVolunteers Challenge
Lowcountry nonprofit organizations have a chance to earn one of four grants of $2,000 from Community Foundation of the Lowcountry by encouraging their volunteers to proudly show the community why they volunteer.

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Adds Two Board Members
Yvonne Curl and Sheila Mahony were recently elected to the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry board of directors.

 

Community Foundation Annual Reports

For reports prior to 2009, please contact the Community Foundation for an electronic copy.

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry

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Hilton Head Island,
South Carolina 29925

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