The foundation is dedicated to efforts that help build a sustainable, healthy economy, promote educational success, support stronger families and contribute to long-term community development.
In order to achieve these results, the foundation uses its own resources, including making grants to eligible organizations in South Carolina. The foundation also explores endeavors to mobilize the resources of others, especially through partnerships, to confront the fundamental causes of poverty and reduce its impact across the state.
Learn more at www.sistersofcharitysc.com.
A statewide initiative designed to reduce poverty through father engagement, working to strengthen relationships between low-income fathers and their families in South Carolina.
Collaboration for Ministry Initiative
Supports congregations of women religious in their efforts with the poor and underserved, and work to strengthen and sustain sister-led ministries in South Carolina.
In South Carolina, more than 50,000 grandparents have primary responsibility for their grandchildren. The initiative continues the foundation's mission to help others live out of poverty by advocating and raising awareness for families that are often overlooked due to their socioeconomic status.
Enhancing individual and family well-being through grant making; forming strategic partnerships to support organizations that lift immigrant families out of poverty; and supporting efforts to build inclusive, welcoming environments for immigrants and their children.
Providing nonprofit organizations and leaders in South Carolina with the opportunity to expand their skills and knowledge and enhance educational access, while cultivating personal and organizational responsibility and capacity.
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System. 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.
Recent Blog Posts
November 25, 2020
Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina impact in Charleston area highlighted by The Post and Courier newspaper
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded $359,500 in grants to 46 nonprofits across South Carolina. The Post and Courier highlighted how these grants are helping organizations in the Charleston area.
November 13, 2020
Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $359,500 in grants to help make life better for people experiencing poverty
Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded grants totaling $359,500 to 46 nonprofits that are working to make life better for people experiencing poverty. These nonprofits are working to reduce poverty in South Carolina in one of three ways: Meeting the immediate needs of people experiencing poverty; breaking the cycle of poverty; working to change systems that are considered to be drivers of poverty.
August 25, 2020
Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina president discusses the nonprofit reaction to COVID-19 and what recovery looks like on health care podcast
Sisters of Charity of South Carolina Foundation President Tom Keith recently spoke about how the organization is supporting nonprofits on the frontlines of the pandemic on Taking the Pulse - A Health
July 30, 2020
The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families has received a $1.3 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Population Affairs to promote optimum health among males
July 8, 2020
Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina President Tom Keith has been named chairman of the Columbia College Board of Trustees. He served as vice-chair of the Columbia College Board of Trustees from 2018-2020.
June 17, 2020
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has announced grant awards of more than $2.4 million to 136 nonprofit organizations serving people across South Carolina. Each grantee partner aligns with the foundation’s mission of reducing poverty in South Carolina in one of three ways: meeting immediate needs, working to break the cycle of poverty and/or working to make systems level change.
June 9, 2020
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina 2019 annual report is now available online. The report includes a letter from President Tom Keith, a look back at 2019 through photos, a breakdown of the nearly $2.7 million in grantmaking during the year, financials and a listing of all grantee partners.