Giving Together

Posted By: Rodney White, Jr Covid-19 Response ,
Upcoming Funding Opportunities - (September 15-25, 2020)
Giving Black: Opportunities for Black-led & Black-serving Organizations
New This Week from GrantStation
SC COVID-19 Relief Funds & Regional Fundraising Efforts
  1. Catawba Connect COVID-19 Relief Fund for Chester and Lancaster Counties - By United Way of Chester County
  2. COVID-19 Community Relief Fund for Greenville County - By United Way of Greenville County
  3. COVID-19 Community Relief Fund for Pickens County - By United Way of Pickens County
  4. COVID-19 Community Relief Fund for Sumter, Clarendon, and Lee counties - By United Way of Sumter, Lee and Clarendon Counties
  5. COVID-19 Community Response Fund for Greenwood County - By Greenwood County Community Foundation, Self Family Foundation, & United Way of Greenwood and Abbeville Counties
  6. COVID-19 Fund for Lowcountry including Horry, Georgetown, Williamsburg, Berkeley, Dorchester, Charleston, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper, and Beaufort counties - By Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina
  7. COVID-19 Relief and Assistance Fund for Spartanburg County - By Spartanburg County Foundation
  8. COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Fund for Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Hampton and Horry counties - By Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina
  9. COVID-19 Relief and Response Fund for Horry County - By United Way of Horry County
  10. COVID-19 Response Fund for Kershaw County - By United Way of Kershaw County
  11. COVID-19 Response Fund for Richland, Lexington, Orangeburg, Calhoun, Newberry, and Fairfield counties - By United Way of the Midlands
  12. COVID-19 Response Fund for Williamsburg and Georgetown counties - By Black River United Way with Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina
  13. Lowcountry Community COVID-19 Response Fund for Hampton, Jasper, Beaufort, and Colleton counties - By Community Foundation of the Lowcountry
  14. Midlands Community Response Fund for Calhoun, Clarendon, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda, and Sumter counties - By Central Carolina Community Foundation
  15. Pee Dee Disaster Relief Fund for Florence, Marlboro, Marion, Williamsburg, Dillon, Chesterfield, and Darlington counties - By Eastern Carolina Community Foundation
  16. Tri-County COVID-19 Response Fund for Charleston, Dorchester, and Berkeley counties - By Trident United Way
  17. United For All Fund Relief Fund for Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union counties - By United Way of the Piedmont
Governmental & Other Institutional Relief Funds
  1. Richland County COVID-19 Response for first responders, other public safety personnel and vulnerable residents within Richland County - By Richland County Council
  2. SC Hospitality Employee Relief COVID-19 Fund for hotel and restaurant workers who are currently experiencing hardship due to COVID-19 - By South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association
National Relief Funds
Cause-Specific Funding
Volunteer Resources
  • A List of Volunteer Needs Can be Found Here by the United Way Association of South Carolina
  • Serve An Hour hosted by SC Association for Volunteer Administration (SCAVA)
    • Social isolation has been a major contributor to lower morale. Through Serve an Hour, dedicated professionals are able to give back an hour of their time from the comfort of their own homes
Generosity in Action - Media Coverage (Month of September 2020)
Previous Acts of Kindness That Made Headlines
Tracked Giving Within South Carolina

As of September 9, 2020...Total giving now tops $11.2 million, Way to go South Carolina!

  • Over $3 Million has been raised by the One SC Fund 
  • Combined Local & Regional Funds have surpassed $8 million
  • Governmental and Other Philanthropic giving tops $3 million

We are tracking giving across the state to celebrate our state's generosity. Please email updates to Langley Shealy of SC Grantmakers Network at

Please share with us your community's response and collaborative efforts to raise much needed funds so we can help promote. Email Shayne Kinloch of Together SC at