Waccamaw Community Foundation and its partner organizations, Coastal Community Foundation, Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation, and the Jewish Endowment Foundation of South Carolina, announced a partnership to abolish more than $4 million in medical debt in the region. This is possible through a combined donation to RIP Medical Debt.
Waccamaw Community Foundation, the Grand Strand’s leading philanthropic organization, has unveiled its list of 2023 scholarship winners, helping 10 local students offset the cost of higher education.
Watch: Mike Mancuso, Executive Director of the Waccamaw Community Foundation, gives a presentation during the 2023 Economic Growth and Real Estate Summit at Coastal Carolina University.
Waccamaw Community Foundation, United Way of Horry County and Black River United Way Partner Up To Eliminate Childhood Education Gap
Only 36 percent of Horry County kindergartners and just 46 percent of Georgetown County kindergartners enter the area’s public-school systems prepared for the academic and social challenges that await, but three of the Grand Strand’s leading philanthropic organizations have partnered up to help end the problem.
Students in Horry and Georgetown counties are making plans for college in the fall, and the Waccamaw Community Foundation’s 2023 Scholarship Program is helping lighten the financial burden.
Welcome to the end of another year! As we reflect on the past 12 months, it’s important to take a moment to celebrate our accomplishments and look ahead to what the future holds.
The Nonprofit Directory serves as the region’s one-stop-shop for critical information about the region’s Nonprofit Organizations and the impactful work that they are doing in Horry and Georgetown Counties.
Emma Ruth Brittain, Cheryl Cail, Wallace Evans, Jr., and Robert Hucks, II, have been elected to the Waccamaw Community Foundation’s board of directors.
“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.