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    We cherish the environment
    Practicing and applying environmental law in the public interest – SC Environmental Law Project

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    We applaud cultural diversity
    Celebrating African-American and Caribbean contributions to local, regional and world cultures – MOJA Arts Festival

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    We value the arts
    Stimulating creative expression with public programming and educational outreach – Gibbes Museum of Art

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    We all deserve to be surrounded by hope, love and dignity
    Offering social-emotional support through compassionate care and planning – Bridges for the End of Life

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    We believe open space is key to a vibrant urban community
    Connecting people with their parks – Charleston Parks Conservancy

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    We stand for clean water and healthy waterways
    Protecting the public’s right to clean water – Charleston Waterkeeper

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    We promote creativity early and lifelong
    Exciting the imagination though performance, education and outreach – Charleston Stage

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    We bring science, nature and recreation together
    Providing marine-based experiences through STEM education – Lowcountry Maritime Society

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    We believe history helps us understand people and societies
    Providing a window to colonial America and telling the story of African Americans – Middleton Place Foundation

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    We are dedicated to the treasures of the natural world
    Connecting people with water, wildlife and wild places –South Carolina Aquarium

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    We aim to conserve energy and reduce our environmental footprint
    Building sustainable communities, one person at a time – The Sustainability Institute

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.