Camp Wildwood began years ago because too few Hampton County youth knew how to swim. Ever since, it has provided an outlet for swimming lessons and other outdoor exploration through its annual, weeklong summer camp, which is open to youth from Hampton and surrounding counties.
Human Needs Grants
American Red Cross
The aim of the Carolina Lowcountry chapter of the Red Cross is simple: to help those who need assistance. Extending support to those in need down the street, after a house fire to offering international disaster relief and supplying blood, the American Red Cross provides a diverse list of services to a broad range of people. Although extensive in its service offerings, the Red Cross fully relies on volunteers to complete their work.
Veterans on Deck
Unique in its multi-faceted approach, Veterans on Deck provides nautical rehabilitation programming specifically designed for the needs of veterans. Focusing not only on improving personal functioning, but familial and vocational as well, Veterans on Deck provides an all-encompassing rehabilitation program for veterans.
Coastal Conservation League's "Grow Food Carolina"
The Charleston Parks Conservancy strives to make sure there are well-managed parks for the community's pleasure. The Conservancy's dedicated staff and fleet of volunteers work diligently to preserve, sustain, and beautify parks in Charleston. Their mission is to have more parks, have people be more aware of them, and to make them so the community wants to use them.
Summerville Community Orchestra
Comprised of local professionals and amateurs, the Summerville Community Orchestra provides opportunities for Lowcountry musicians to perform while offering entertaining and educational concerts to the public at a low ticket cost. The Orchestra also annually performs as part of Charleston's Piccolo Spoleto Festival.
Agape Family Life Center
Agape Family Life Center provides a multitude of services for Jasper County. Not only is there a food pantry on site, but the spacious, attractive Center also offers a safe environment for education, play, and counseling. More specifically, the Center offers a summer camp, access to a fitness equipment, GED preparation courses, free pre-natal care, substance abuse classes, and recreational sports.
Grenadines Partnership Fund
Based in Columbia, SC, Grenadines Partnership Fund was formed in 2009 to support community initiatives that benefit the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Through providing grants for basic needs, education, economic development, and environmental protection, the Fund supports local non-profits that are knowledgeable about the community's needs.
Coastal Community Foundation helps you and many of your friends and neighbors improve lives in the Lowcountry. As a public grantmaking foundation that has distributed over $100 million in grants to hundreds of nonprofits since 1974, we celebrate the generosity of spirit the Lowcountry inspires.
Coastal Community Foundation serves eight coastal counties in South Carolina. Our service stretches beyond the nonprofit sector, reaching donors and volunteers that help make the communities of the Lowcountry better places to live.
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