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. Continue reading ...
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COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund: How to donate, apply for grants, and other frequently asked questions
The COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund stands ready to deploy flexible resources to organizations that are working with communities disproportionately affected by the coronavirus outbreak and whose work
Now accepting donations, grant applications for COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund
Waccamaw Community Foundation is partnering with the Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation and Coastal Community Foundation to support communities in coastal South Carolina that are disproportionately
A message from Director Angel Johnson-Brebner in light of COVID-19 developments
Dear friends, The health and safety of our donors, partners, staff, and community members is always our top priority at Waccamaw Community Foundation. Below, we’ve
WCF donors gain deeper understanding of economic mobility in Horry and Georgetown counties
On Tuesday, October 29, Waccamaw Community Foundation hosted a Philanthropy Engagement Session to explore the topic of economic mobility as a deeper exploration of access
Q&A: Casey Altman’s sister on how Casey’s love and light will live on through legacy fund with WCF
Casey Altman was a gift to this world. A native of Pawleys Island, she enjoyed the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
How Waccamaw Community Foundation helps nonprofits build their capacity
Throughout the nonprofit community of Horry and Georgetown counties, Waccamaw Community Foundation is well-known for our donor advised funds and competitive grants programs. While we
After 20 years, Waccamaw Community Foundation delivers on founding promise to improve Horry and Georgetown counties
In 1998, a group of a dozen business and community leaders in Horry and Georgetown counties were brought together by a shared passion for their
How to help the Bahamas recover from Hurricane Dorian
The destruction left in Hurricane Dorian’s wake this week is unlike anything the Bahamas has ever seen. The most powerful storm ever to hit the
Meet our 2019 scholarship recipients as they head into or back to college this month!
Scholarship funds at Waccamaw Community Foundation allow our donors to directly impact the lives of the young people in our region by supporting their educational