By working with donors, policymakers, and industry leaders, we can make our region more resilient, while ensuring resources are invested equitably.

With 33 years of experience in disaster relief, we proactively support and protect the beauty of the Lowcountry. Building on the investment of over $27 million in grants to conservation organizations over the past 25 years and the conservation of over 20,000 acres with a market value of about $44.5 million, we will accelerate our commitment to conservation.

Lowcountry Conservation Loan Fund
The Lowcountry Conservation Loan Fund was started in 2002 by the Merck Family Fund and the Donnelly Foundation with an initial $1 million investment.
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The Healthy Harbors Fund will support healthy waterways throughout the greater Charleston area
Coastal Community Foundation launches Healthy Harbors Fund to benefit water quality in greater Charleston area
Charleston Waterkeeper and the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League have partnered with Coastal Community Foundation to launch the Healthy Harbors Fund.
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