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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Announcing new internship program at WCF for CCU’s Wall Fellows
Waccamaw Community Foundation is pleased to announce a new summer internship program designed for Wall Fellows at Coastal Carolina University. Our first intern, Anaiya Moore,
Make charitable giving part of your hurricane season prep to help us restore & protect SC’s coast
With hurricane season now upon us, we want to take a moment to thank all the generous donors who contributed to Waccmaw Community Foundation’s Disaster Relief Fund to
For 16 years, WCF’s John M. and Trena B. Draughn Scholarship Fund has been supporting local students heading to Horry-Georgetown colleges
As Waccamaw Community Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, we must give credit to one of our first and oldest scholarship funds. The John
Support these Georgetown organizations on Palmetto Giving Day and we’ll double the donations!
Waccamaw Community Foundation has set aside $10,000 to match donations made to 21 organizations serving Georgetown County on Palmetto Giving Day on May 7. That
As SC’s coastal communities grow, not all have access to economic opportunities. We’re exploring how to fix that.
While many of South Carolina’s coastal places are thriving economically, many communities – and particularly minorities – are not sharing in the success. That’s what
In 2018, WCF expanded support for local causes by more than 30 percent
Because of our donors, Waccamaw Community Foundation granted $2.3 million last year, roughly $1 million more than it did five years ago and $620,000 more
Grand Strand community sticking together as Florence recovery continues
Hurricane Florence made landfall on the East Coast in September 2018 and proceeded to devastate the Carolinas, with the upper coast and inland regions of South
Sea Haven for Youth: Hope in the Face of Adversity
Myrtle Beach is one of the top tourist destinations in the US, but its notoriety and temperate weather also make it a common dead end
Waccamaw Community Foundation’s 2018 Scholarship Recipients
Pictured: Zachary Johnson meeting with donor John M. Draughn of the John M. Draughn and Trena B. Draughn Scholarship Fund We are excited to announce