• Wings

    We celebrate emotional intelligence and personal responsibility
    Helping kids make good decisions and build healthy relationships so they can live joyfully, powerfully and responsibly—Wings for kids  

  • People Against Rape

    We envision a South Carolina where sexual violence is not tolerated
    Committed to helping, committed to healing—People Against Rape

  • Midland Park Community

    We honor independence and civic pride
    Helping low to moderate income individuals and families break the cycle of poverty—Midland Park Community Ministries

  • EnoughPie

    We foster cultural diversity and neighborhood pride
    Promoting the elements of creative place-making through creative programming, art installations and community collaborations—Enough Pie

  • East Cooper Habitat 2015

    We collaborate to help our neighbors
    Inspiring volunteers and using teamwork so everyone can have a e decent, safe, affordable place to live—East Cooper Habitat for Humanity

  • Dorchester Children's

    We want all children to be safe and hopeful
    Dedicated to providing communities where children and families live free from abuse—Dorchester Children’s Center

  • Christ Central-Laurens Co

    We reach out to build a better future
    Creating an environment of hope and a center for help in Joanna, SC —Christ Central Ministries of Laurens County

  • HeirsProp

    We honor the legacy of land and family history
    Protecting heirs’ property and promoting its sustainable use to help low wealth families—Center for Heirs Property Preservation

  • Camp Rise Above

    We strive to help others achieve their fullest potential
    Giving children with serious illness or disabilities strength for the journey by providing fun, life changing camp experiences —Camp Rise Above

  • Assn for Blind Refocus on Children

    We recognize the importance of sight
    Serving and supporting people with visual needs by empowering them to live a safe, dignified and self-sufficient life

  • NewberryOpera

    We value the arts
    Supporting our community by supporting the arts—Newberry Opera House  

  • Turtle Survival Alliance

    We work to conserve the eco-system as a whole
    Transforming passion for turtles into effective conservation action through a global network of living collections and recovery programs—The Turtle Survival Alliance

  • SC Wildlife Federation

    We are advocates for SC’s natural treasures
    Conserving and restoring the state’s wildlife and wildlife habitat – South Carolina Wildlife Federation

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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