Southern Lowcountry Grants- The Beaufort Fund

Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina

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Anticipated deadline: Jun 1, 2021 2:00pm PDT

Grant amount: Up to US $20,000

Fields of work: All fields of work

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in South Carolina: Beaufort County, Berkeley County, Charleston County, Colleton County, Dorchester County Show all

Location of residency: Counties in South Carolina: Beaufort County, Berkeley County, Charleston County, Colleton County, Dorchester County Show all

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About this funder:

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Overview:

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Founded in 1974, Coastal Community Foundation works with people and organizations who want to make a lasting difference through philanthropy. We are rooted in the community from 40+ years of experience in the Lowcountry. Our proactive approach to donor services, fund flexibility and opportunities to engage with the community make us the partner of choice for hundreds of donors in coastal South Carolina.

Southern Lowcountry Grants

Competitive grant programs are for organizations serving Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties. Unless otherwise specified, organizations are allowed and encouraged to apply for general operating support.

The Beaufort Fund

CCF’s largest grantmaking program in the Southern Lowcountry has three categories intended to suit the needs of small, large and first-time applicants.

Since it was established in 1998, The Beaufort Fund Grant Program has distributed more than $9 million in the Southern Lowcountry region across Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties. Applications are accepted in three categories, a structure intended to suit the needs of small, large and first-time applicants. This approach allows the selection committee to evaluate organizations that are similar in fiscal scope, life cycle and programmatic impact within each category. Nonprofits serving Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties are eligible to apply for funding in categories they qualify for.

Grant Categories

Requests for each of the following categories may be for programmatic or general operating support:

Genesis Grant

This grant supports strategic growth and/or expansion to increase the impact of a program that has already been proven successful. This grant may also support a project that addresses a community need in a new or creative way. Applicants may request up to $8,000 of support from this category.

Operational Grant

This grant is only available to organizations that have applied to The Beaufort Fund previously. Nonprofits may request up to $20,000 of support from this category.

First-Time Grant

This grant is only available to nonprofits that have not applied to the Beaufort Fund previously or have not received funding in the last five years. Nonprofits may request up to $10,000 of support from this category.

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

Eligibility:

  • Nonprofits working in Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton and Jasper Counties, as well as arts organizations in Georgetown County, are eligible to apply for funding during our Regional Grant Cycle.
  • Nonprofits applying for the Genesis Grant may have an annual budget of $300,000 or less and be a 501(c)(3) public charity or have a fiscal sponsorship.
  • Nonprofits applying for the Operational Grant may have an annual budget of $300,000 or more and must have had 501(c)(3) public charity status for a minimum of five years.
  • Nonprofits applying for the First-Time Grant may have an annual budget of $300,000 or more and must have 501(c)(3) status

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