• Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina
    Providing an accepting environment where girls build courage, confidence and character and strive to make the world a better place

  • Charleston Port & Seafarers Society
    Welcoming and serving the needs of the men and women who make their livelihood in the port or at sea

  • Puppetry Arts Theatre of Charleston
    Offering creative and cultural exploration through multi-media programs using the art of puppetry and providing a venue for artists, teachers and community members to facilitate youth development, enrich family activity, empower civic responsibility, and engage and entertain people of all ages

  • Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    Empowering individuals who have blindness or impaired vision to lead independent lives and working to prevent vision loss in adults and children

  • Lowcountry Maritime Society
    Providing marine-based opportunities and experiences through STEM education

  • Dorchester Children’s Advocacy Center
    Dedicated to providing communities where children and families live free from abuse

  • Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy
    Providing a calming and trusted “ministry of presence” in times of need

  • MOJA Arts Festival
    Celebrating African-American and Caribbean contributions to local, regional and world cultures

  • American College of the Building Arts
    Educating and inspiring the next generation of artisans to maintain and add to the beautiful built environment in our community and worldwide

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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