We believe community philanthropy is about much more than a transaction between donor and grant recipient. By giving through Coastal Community Foundation, you join us on a journey to truly understand and respond to the needs of our communities in coastal South Carolina. With our deep knowledge of this region and its opportunities, we help you give back in a way that’s meaningful to both you and your community. Like you, we feel this place is special. It’s worth preserving, worth improving and worth fighting for. Join us at Coastal Community Foundation, and be the reason why our region thrives.

Personalized Service.
Personalized Service.
We build relationships with our donors to understand what inspires them, while matching them with opportunities to make a lasting impact.
Local expertise.
Local expertise.
As a regional organization firmly planted in coastal South Carolina, we offer donors a truly local perspective of emerging trends, best practices and latest community needs.
Wise investment.
Wise investment.
Our investment strategies are aimed at growing our shared resources to broaden our donors’ impact and ensure our funds for community needs never run out.

Donor Impact Spotlight

Clay and Nicole Middleton create innovative scholarship fund at CCF to help “C students” reach their potential

Clay and Nicole Middleton are two of Coastal Community Foundation’s newest fundholders, having recently established the Clay & Nicole Middleton Family Fund to provide average students with potential the financial assistance necessary to continue their education.

Donor Impact Spotlight

Tower Research Capital, global firm with Mount Pleasant office, demonstrates community-minded corporate giving during pandemic

We recently had the opportunity to talk with the Robyn Levitt, global head of human resources for Tower Research Capital, to learn more about the firm's philanthropic values and their decision to donate to CCF’s COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund.

Donor Impact Spotlight

Charleston’s Patti and Peter McGee, longtime CCF donors, embody what it means to invest in community

We caught up with Charleston based donors Peter and Patti to discuss their philanthropic giving through CCF, their many community involvements and the importance of encouraging their family's younger generations to uphold the same values. 

Donor Impact Spotlight

Glasspro founder Paul Heinauer on improving education, giving back with family through his fund at CCF

Paul Heinauer is a donor who embodies what it means to “be the reason why” through his fund at Coastal…

Donor Impact Spotlight

Bridging the Digital Divide: Esther Shaver-Harnett, CCF donor in Beaufort, on a mission to provide Wi-Fi to students learning from home

As schools moved classes online in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the need became clearer than ever to ensure every…

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