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.
“Mission Matters” – Waccamaw Nonprofit Summit – Horry & Georgetown Counties
How does your organization measure its performance against its stated mission? Why do mission, vision, and values statements matter? Patrick will share research from his Ph.D. studies, illustrating the three levels at which nonprofits measure (or don’t measure) their work.
Waccamaw Community Foundation Accepting Applications For Eight Scholarships
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.
Watch Now: Waccamaw Community Foundation’s 2022 End-of-Year Video Wrapup
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.
Waccamaw Community Foundation Announces New Nonprofit Directory for Waccamaw Region
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.
Brittain, Cail, Evans, and Hucks Join Waccamaw Community Foundation Board of Directors
Emma Ruth Brittain, Cheryl Cail, Wallace Evans, Jr., and Robert Hucks, II, have been elected to the Waccamaw Community Foundation’s board of directors.
Waccamaw Community Foundation: Providing disaster recovery, scholarships & grants
“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 Launches Land and Water Action Fund
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.
Parts of SC barrier island safe from development after $500K Google donation
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.