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Posted By: Shayne Kinloch Covid-19 Response ,

As of June 24, 2020...

  • 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

Total giving now tops $11.2 million, Way to go South Carolina!

Newly Added Funds (Week of June 22-26, 2020)

  • AmeriCorps 2020 Volunteer Generation Fund and Community Resiliency Fund for COVID-19 relief; deadline September 30, 2020 @ 5 pm
  • Community Giving Program by South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) applications must demonstrate a clear fit within one of the following focus areas: maritime commerce, economic development, environmental awareness, and community outreach; deadline: July 31, 2020 @ 5 pm
  • Lowcountry Unity Fund by Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina created in response to the massacre at Emanuel A.M.E. Church for organizations, collaborations and programs targeting racial equity in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties; deadline July 15, 2020 @ 5 pm

New This Week from GrantStation (Week of June 22-26, 2020)

COVID-19 Related Funding 

Statewide COVID-19 General Relief Funds

Regional 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. Richland County Council OKs COVID-19 Grants for Nonprofits - By Richland County Council; apply here; deadline: June 30, 2020
  3. 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
  4. Small Business Stabilization Forgivable Loan for businesses within the corporate limits of the City of Columbia - By City of Columbia
  5. Duke Energy Foundation encourages grant requests to fund SC’s natural places

National Relief Funds

Cause-Specific Funding

Volunteer Resources

Generosity in Action - Media Coverage (Month of June 2020)

Previous Acts of Kindness that Made Headlines

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