In coastal South Carolina, we’re seeing vast changes in our economy, population patterns and the natural environment. Opportunities for growth and success abound, but they come with challenges we can only face one way — together. As a community convener, Coastal Community Foundation is well-positioned to help our communities navigate these new realities in ways that benefit and protect all residents.

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February 10, 2020
Editorial: Coastal Community Foundation backs up its dollars with sense
As the foundation settles into its new headquarters on the former Charleston Naval Base, it’s also moving into a new role, as an advocate on several key issues that its board, staff and others feel are most important. It’s a logical step, and one we hope succeeds.
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February 7, 2020
Coastal Community Foundation begins a new chapter with first-ever advocacy initiative
Today, our three-year effort to assess and research our communities’ greatest needs has culminated in the launch of our 2020…
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November 7, 2019
With 350th year weeks away, Charleston calls on businesses, events to get in on the party
The Coastal Community Foundation has signed on as the “philanthropic arm” of Charleston 350 Commemoration committee.
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November 5, 2019
Exploring economic mobility in the Lowcountry, a deeper look at Access to Economic Opportunity
On Tuesday, October 29, CCF hosted a Philanthropy Engagement Session to explore the topic of economic mobility as a deeper…
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September 4, 2019
How to help the Bahamas recover from Hurricane Dorian
The destruction left in Hurricane Dorian’s wake this week is unlike anything the Bahamas has ever seen. The most powerful…
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June 28, 2019
One way we're investing in equitable economic opportunities — and how to get involved
If you’re a financial news buff, you’ve probably heard of the rapidly growing impact investing trend over the last few…
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April 2, 2019
As SC’s coastal communities grow, not all have access to economic opportunities. We’re exploring how to fix that.
While many of South Carolina’s coastal places are thriving economically, many communities—and particularly minorities —are not sharing in the success.…
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March 30, 2019
Coastal Community Foundation starts $3 million impact investing program along South Carolina coast
The Coastal Community Foundation, a nonprofit group focused on charitable giving along the South Carolina coast, is starting a new program to fund projects with positive social impact.
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February 18, 2019
Coastal Community Foundation investing in success of minority-owned businesses
Coastal Community Foundation has taken another significant step in the effort to provide more economic opportunities for all people in…
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February 5, 2019
CCF now investing in the Lowcountry's future in a creative new way
For much of our history, CCF has been a conduit between philanthropic investment and community need. Those entrusting us with…
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January 15, 2019
Coastal Community Foundation joins forces with Power Moves
Power is the ability to achieve a purpose. Whether or not it is good or bad depends upon the purpose.…
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