A transition is underway. It has been slow but steady. There is no denying the gravitation toward online shopping, listening to peer recommendations, and making a collective impact through social media. Black Friday has given way to Cyber Monday to today’s trending topic #GivingTuesday. Our parents gave to organizations because they were good. Today’s donor is looking for organizations that are well-run. Tomorrow’s donors will likely be looking for which nonprofits have amassed the most Friends, Likes, or Links. Giving Tuesday is all about the erosion of a universal “good” to a peer recommended “cool.” The question for today is simply “Is that erosion cutting a cliff or creating rich sediment for future philanthropy?” Watch the results of today’s #GivingTuesday for clues.
September 13, 2023Coastal Community Foundation, Affiliates Partner to Abolish More Than $4 Million in Local Medical Debt
Coastal Community Foundation and its affiliate organizations, Waccamaw Community Foundation, Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation, and the Jewish Endowment Foundation of…Continue Reading Coastal Community Foundation, Affiliates Partner to Abolish More Than $4 Million in Local Medical Debt
September 6, 2023Coastal Community Foundation Receives $250K Grant from Boeing
Boeing recently awarded a $250,000 grant to Coastal Community Foundation (CCF) for affordable housing and economic mobility projects. The funding…Continue Reading Coastal Community Foundation Receives $250K Grant from Boeing