October 7, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina releases 2012 annual report

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently released its 2012 annual report, “Changing the Face of Philanthropy.” After 16 years of grantmaking, the foundation transitioned in 2011 from responsive grantmaking to strategic grantmaking to have greater impact with grant dollars invested.
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August 22, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina’s Nonprofit Leadership Training Program graduates six in ceremony at Columbia College

Six students graduated in early August from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina’s Nonprofit Leadership Training Certificate Program, earning a certificate in organizational change and leadership from Columbia College’s graduate program. The certificate program helps students take their nonprofit leadership to the next level. [More]
August 19, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina holds listening session with migrant farmworkers

In July, 12 representatives from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina participated in a listening session with the Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF), visiting migrant farmworkers and learning about their work and contributions across the state. [More]
July 10, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $627,000 in grants to nine organizations

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded nine South Carolina organizations a total of $627,000 in grant funds in late June. [More]
April 12, 2013

Medicaid expansion will help most vulnerable

"There is simply no policy decision that has greater potential to improve health access and therefore improve the health status of our state than extending Medicaid coverage," said Tom Keith, president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, in a guest column published today in The State newspaper. [More]
April 4, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina dedicates new education center

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina held a dedication and blessing ceremony March 25 for its new education center. More than 50 guests joined in the celebration. The education center is part of an initiative to improve the skills and abilities of nonprofit organizations in South Carolina. [More]
March 11, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina staff and board visit three strategic grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina staff and board members recently visited College Summit and The Cooperative Ministry in Columbia, South Carolina, and the Lowcountry Food Bank in Charleston. The organizations are three of the foundation’s 2012 strategic grantees. [More]
March 8, 2013

Health System Leaders Continue Call to Extend Medicaid

Through the Affordable Care Act, states may expand Medicaid coverage to persons up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level. Increasing access to Medicaid will give 450,000 to 600,000 uninsured Ohioans and approximately 250,000 uninsured South Carolinians the dignity of health insurance. The debate is in the state legislatures. Voices are needed now to encourage extension of Medicaid coverage. [More]
March 7, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina president receives leadership award

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina President Tom Keith received the Otis A. Corbitt Leadership and Community Service Award at the 35th Annual Cross Cultural Mental Health and Human Services Conference on March 2, 2013. The award is given for exemplary leadership in human services, community development and education. [More]
March 7, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Releases Research Brief: Latino Immigrant Families

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently released a research brief about Latino immigrant families in South Carolina. Statistics show that the Latino population in the state continues to grow significantly. The population grew from 95,076 in the 2000 census to 235,682 in the 2010 census which represents a 148% increase. The research brief addresses a broad range of issues and challenges facing the Latino population including health, education, economic hardship, family structure and legal matters. [More]

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