• Bridges for End-of-Life
    Empowering children and youth to heal and grow by providing age-appropriate grief services and compassionate companions to help navigate the unique grief journey

  • Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry
    Engaging young children’s potential by inviting families of all backgrounds to explore environments and experiences that spark imagination and stimulate curiosity through the power of play

  • Charleston Legal Access
    Providing affordable legal services for working class families

  • Coastal Conservation League
    Protecting the natural environment of the South Carolina coastal plain and enhancing the quality of life in our communities

  • Dance Matters
    Blending dance and storytelling to create cross-disciplinary works that engage, educate and inspire audiences of all ages

  • The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
    Creating meaningful interactions between adventurous artists and diverse communities in a context that emphasizes the historical, social and cultural importance of the art of our time

  • Operation Home
    Helping people remain in their homes by increasing safety and accessibility  through critical home repairs

  • Reading Partners South Carolina
    Helping children become lifelong readers by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction with measurable results

  • Turning Leaf Project
    Providing participants what they need to be successful community members following release from prison

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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