• We want all children to have the tools for learning
    Offering free school supplies to tri-county teachers serving children in low-income families—Teachers’ Supply Closet

  • We will explore the societal implications of race and identity and embrace the humanity of all
    Celebrating African origins and culture, finding family histories, and affirming the contributions of Americans of African descent—International African American Museum

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

  • We believe everyone deserves access to fresh fruit and vegetables
    Combating poor nutrition, food insecurity and food waste through access to fresh produce and grow-your-own resources—Fields to Families

  • We see life-changing experiences occur on the playing field
    Helping people with special needs enjoy and succeed in America’s national pastime—Charleston Miracle League

  • We take jazz seriously and have fun
    Elevating jazz musicianship and broadening the love of jazz in future generations—Charleston Jazz

  • Together we grow stronger and achieve our full potential
    Helping children and adults with disabilities gain confidence, poise, patience and stamina through horseback riding—Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding

  • We value collaboration in integrating the arts and building narratives
    Promoting the development of collaborative arts through professional ballet performances integrating live music and arts education—Ballet Evolution

  • We promote academic excellence and lifelong learning
    Closing the gap in reading and math, building self-esteem and self-confidence—Awendaw Regional Outreach Center

  • We work to conserve the eco-system as a whole
    Stepping up to educate people and protect places for all aspects of the natural world—Audubon SC

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

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