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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 collaborate to build a better future
    Providing affordable homes for working families in rural communities – Sea Island Habitat for Humanity

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    We recognize the importance of sight
    Restoring vision and improving quality of life of low-income uninsured South Carolinians – Operation Sight


    We are community-driven
    Working for a strong local economy and sustainable environment through Buy Local/Eat Local initiatives – Lowcountry Local First

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    We want to help end hunger
    Promoting good nutrition and distributing healthful food – Lowcountry Food Bank’s Backpack Buddies

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    We value family ties
    Providing support and advocacy to abused or neglected children and their kinship caregivers – HALOS

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

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.