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Lowcountry Community COVID-19 Response Fund

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry

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Deadline: The deadline for this grant has passed

Grant amount: Up to US $20,000

Fields of work: Educational Access & Equity Education Health Care Access & Delivery Real Estate & Housing Basic Human Needs Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in South Carolina: Beaufort County, Colleton County, Hampton County, Jasper County

Location of residency: Counties in South Carolina: Beaufort County, Colleton County, Hampton County, Jasper County


About this funder:

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Overview:

We are accepting grant applications that support health and human services nonprofits addressing food and housing insecurities and the economic impact of reduced and lost work.

The mission of the Lowcountry Community COVID-19 Response Fund is to rapidly deploy resources to community-based nonprofit and equivalent organizations in Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Japser Counties that are addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.

Guidelines

The Lowcountry Community COVID-19 Response Fund advisory committee will review and recommend grants for eligible nonprofit organizations and equivalents that are providing services to citizens impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Applications must support health and human services nonprofits or equivalents working with residents without access to healthcare or who are food or housing insecure. Our grantmaking willl focus on increasing resiliency in affected populations by addressing the economic impact of reduced and lost work due to closures and the most vulnerable in our communities.

During the current phase of grantmaking, we have added education as a funding area, to benefit children who have increased educational needs relating to COVID-19.Applications will be reviewed and decisions will be made on a regular basis.

Maximum amount per grant is $20,000.

Organizations may be eligible for multiple grants based on documented community needs and available funds after the grantee completes a final report.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • An organization applying for a Lowcountry Community COVID-19 Response Grant must:
    • Be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, or equivalent, providing services with the four-county service area covered by Community Foundation of the Lowcountry (Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper Counties in South Carolina).
    • Present an immediate need that is not fully met by state, federal or other nonprofit agencies and that is aligned with the mission statement of the fund.
    • Be willing to complete a profile on The Giving Marketplace by the time the grant term concludes, or agree to reimburse the Lowcountry Community COVID-19 Response Fund for the total amount of the grant.

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This page was last reviewed September 11, 2020 and last updated August 18, 2020