March 4, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina seeks diversity award nominees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is seeking nominations of organizations or individuals whose work and commitment toward diversity has left an impact in the state.

The foundation’s Leadership in Diversity Award recognizes an individual or organization that illustrates exemplary performance in the area of diversity and inclusion. The award is intended to honor those that serve as a model and whose accomplishments are made through community engagement, awareness, bridge building, compassionate leadership and courageous advocacy. Recipients demonstrate a commitment to cultural awareness and are steering the successful integration of diversity, equity and fairness principles into practices.

The foundation is committed to addressing the needs of the poor and underserved in all 46 South Carolina counties, and strategically uses resources to reduce poverty through action, advocacy and leadership. The Leadership in Diversity Award illustrates the foundation’s commitment to working with and among diverse populations and recognizing those who have championed diversity through their actions and leadership. The individual should currently reside in South Carolina and practice diversity and inclusion in the state. A person may not nominate themselves.

The deadline to submit the online nomination form is May 19, 2014. The winner will be announced at a June grants luncheon. For more information, please email

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System.

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