“We really work very closely to connect donors with the nonprofits needed in our community. We’re kind of the intermediary, we’re the ones that connect those two and try to help build resiliency for the nonprofits,” said Michael Mancuso, Waccamaw Community Foundation Executive Director.
Sustain SC is thrilled to announce the launch of its Land and Water Action Fund, a new conservation fund dedicated to protecting South Carolina’s precious natural resources. Google contributes the first donation to the fund with a $500,000 grant, which will go toward permanently protecting a portion of Waites Island from development.
Waccamaw Community Foundation, Google Provide Matching $500,000 Grants To Ensure Protection For Waites Island
The Waccamaw Community Foundation, the Grand Strand’s leading philanthropic organization, has joined Google in providing matching $500,000 grants that will go toward permanently protecting a portion of Waites Island from development.
Waties Island, one of South Carolina’s last remaining undeveloped barrier islands, has been the target of conservation efforts for decades and a recent land purchase through a donation by tech giant Google seeks to expand on that.
Help Is On The Way: Waccamaw Community Foundation To Begin Accepting Mini-Grant Applications August 15
Proposals for the Mini-Grants, which will be for up to $2,500 each, will be accepted through September 30, 2022.
The Waccamaw Community Foundation presented the Knight Foundation grant at Monday’s city council meeting.
The Waccamaw Community Foundation, the Grand Strand’s leading philanthropic organization, presented the City of Conway a $26,625 Knight Foundation Grant at Monday’s City Council meeting to complete a pathways and trails study.
The Barnabas Horse Foundation received a $5,000 grant from the Waccamaw Community Foundation to support two of its therapy horses.
With supply chain issues disrupting various facets of the American economy, the VOADs and COADs wanted to secure items that will be vital in helping save lives and personal property in the unfortunate event a significant storm impacts the Waccamaw region.
Waccamaw Community Foundation has partnered with leaders at Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD) and Community Organizations Active in Disasters (COAD) to provide relief tarps and “muck-out” suits to Habitat for Humanity in Georgetown and Horry Counties.