As the art scene in coastal SC is exploding, a need for performance space to accommodate this boom is an issue, as some communities don’t have enough affordable space for all arts groups to host events. But positive things are happening. In September 2011, Pure Theatre took over the Charleston Ballet Theatre’s space on King Street, and has since continued to rack in great reviews in its 9th season. Colleton County Arts Council last year settled into their newly rented space from SC Artisans Center in downtown Walterboro, and continues to be a great resource for children and adults to experience the arts in a variety of ways. In Beaufort, ARTworks and USC-B’s Performing Arts Center have great space and popular support. And Hampton County Arts Council’s Palmetto Theatre is more impressive with every visit. The Lowcountry is taking strides to tackle this issue and support its ever-growing art scene, but some groups still have to beg and borrow for space.
November 30, 20212021 National Philanthropy Day winners have big impact on Charleston region
We are honored to recognize and congratulate the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ National Philanthropy Day award winners — Todd and Emily Adedon, Home Telecom, and the Crab Bank Coalition — for their impressive work and sizeable impact throughout the Tri-County region.Continue Reading 2021 National Philanthropy Day winners have big impact on Charleston region
November 5, 2021With support from CCF’s N.E.W. Fund, Phillips community revitalizes community walking trail, enhancing sense of place after enduring major threat last year
With the support of a $3,000 grant from the Neighborhoods Energized to Win Fund of Coastal Community Foundation, the Phillips Community Association is working to revive its now-overgrown walking trail, allowing kids, residents, and adjoining communities to enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, and jogging.Continue Reading With support from CCF’s N.E.W. Fund, Phillips community revitalizes community walking trail, enhancing sense of place after enduring major threat last year