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    We cherish the environment and advocate for SC’s natural treasures
    Promoting natural resources and natural resource education—Harry Hampton Memorial Wildlife Fund

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    We strive to help others be healthy, self-sufficient and supportive
      Helping girls become responsible mothers and giving their babies a healthy start in life—Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina

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    We support incubators for turning ideas into programs
    Transforming the neighborhood and building community in an evidence-based way—Charleston Promise Neighborhood

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    We share cultures and promote literacy
    Promoting the art of storytelling and spreading the power of imagination—Charleston County Public Library Storytelling Festival

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    We are community-driven
    Empowering and equipping our community’s most vulnerable children—Carolina Youth Development Center

Our purpose is to support organizations and programs that strengthen community capacity and enhance individual involvement in achieving a better quality of life. The eligible geographic areas are Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties and the communities of Joanna and Newberry in South Carolina.

Our Grant Policies

The Joanna Foundation makes grants only to organizations qualifying as tax-exempt under the Internal Revenue Code and not classified as private foundations. Learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to many questions about eligibility, due dates and other requirements for requesting support may be found here.
View our FAQs.