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    We are community-driven
    Helping build financial freedom for families and individuals through community-based programs and services—Increasing H.O.P.E.

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    We believe everyone should have healthful food and good water
    Building partnerships to provide nutritious food and clean water in our rural communities—Sea Islands Hunger Awareness Foundation  

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    We help one another
    Providing financial and emotional support and food assistance to vulnerable members of our community—Charleston Jewish Family Services

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    We know the past can inform the future
    Promoting natural history education and environmental conservation through the legacy of an extraordinary early American explorer and naturalist—Catesby Commemorative Trust

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    We honor independence and civic pride
    Enhancing the lives of older adults in the community—Charleston Area Senior Citizens Services

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    We strive to work with our hands, head and heart
    Educating the next generation of artisans for a beautiful built environment—American College of the Building Arts

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    We are working to close the opportunity gap
    Innovative after-school programming to help kids achieve in the classroom, in the community and on the court—Chucktown Squash Scholars

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    Sometimes we need drama in our lives
    Providing community enjoyment, creative development and accessible entertainment—The Footlight Players

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    We reach out to help build a better future
    Providing help and hope for people in need for more than 100 years—OLM Outreach Neighborhood House

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.
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