Helping Donors Ensure Their Grants Make a Difference

In our monthly column from Karen Minogue, Waccamaw Wisdom, we unpack the latest in philanthropy and offer tips to make your giving more effective. Topic suggestions welcome at communications@mywcf.org. During the recent holiday season, many of us were flooded with phone calls and letters requesting contributions to various charitable organizations—and we responded. In fact, the […]

Understanding the “Overhead” Myth

In our monthly column from Karen Minogue, Waccamaw Wisdom, we unpack the latest in philanthropy and offer tips to make your giving more effective. Topic suggestions welcome at communications@mywcf.org. For those unfamiliar with the term “overhead” or “overhead ratio,” it refers to the amount of money a nonprofit spends on its mission versus the money […]

Thank you, John and Allen

With the end of the year drawing near, so too does the end of two board members’ terms: John Draughn and Allen Jeffcoat. Both John and Allen have been great assets to Waccamaw Community Foundation over the years. We said goodbye at our last board meeting of the year, where both John and Allen were […]