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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina

Established in 1996, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is a faith-based organization, deeply rooted in the principles of the Gospel and the traditions of the Catholic Church. As a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, the foundation is committed to addressing the causes and effects of poverty in South Carolina.

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.

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.

In addition to its grantmaking, the foundation currently has a greater commitment in the following areas that affect the underserved in South Carolina:

Fatherhood Initiative

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.

Kinship Care

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.

Immigrant Families

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.

Capacity Building

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.

Established 1996

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.

Established 1996
Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina

2711 MIDDLEBURG DRIVE,
SUITE 115
COLUMBIA, SC 29204

P: 803 254 0230
WWW.SISTERSOFCHARITYSC.COM

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.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Foundations

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.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Foundations

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

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Foundations

July 30, 2020

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families receives $1.3 million grant to serve young men

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

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Outreach

July 8, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of S.C. president named Columbia College board chair

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.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Foundations

June 17, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards more than $2.4 million in grants

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.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Early Childhood Resource Center

June 9, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina shares 2019 annual report

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.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Foundations