Established in 1974, Coastal Community Foundation works to create vibrant communities along South Carolina’s coast by identifying the challenges facing the region and bringing together resources to address them. Coastal Community Foundation is the largest community foundation in South Carolina, managing more than 700 funds established by individuals, families and organizations and awarding tens of millions of dollars in grants and scholarships each year.
Our work with subsidiary foundations and programs allows us to amplify our impact throughout the coast of South Carolina.Our Partners
Our four supporting organizations are our partners in grantmaking in South Carolina.
Empower Charleston is a strategic partner, program and field-of-interest fund of Coastal Community Foundation.
Coastal Community Foundation manages more than $387 million in total assets — among the top 75 community foundations in the nation — and awarded $14 million in grants and scholarships in fiscal year 2020–2021.Our Financials