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Columbia College Interns for SC Nonprofits

Posted By Ashley Lauren Fleming, Columbia College, Monday, March 26, 2018

The P.L.A.C.E. Fellows, grantees of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC, at Columbia College are looking to connect with some of the fantastic nonprofits around the state.

Each P.L.A.C.E. Fellow (philanthropy, leadership and community engagement) is awarded two internships, paid for through our program, to explore the nonprofit sector, gain real-world experience, and provide valuable and skilled work to those making the biggest impact in our state: You!

P.L.A.C.E. Fellows range in majors, years, and interests. If your organization would benefit from an intern, please visit our website,, to learn more about each student and contact Dr. Tamara Burk, Director of the P.L.A.C.E. Fellows Program, at to connect.


Ashley Lauren Fleming
Columbia College Class of 2018
P.L.A.C.E. Fellow, Student Coordinator
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Tags:  Columbia College  Internships  Leadership  SC Nonprofits 


Riggs Partners to host 2017 CreateAthon for SC Nonprofits

Posted By Together SC, Friday, June 2, 2017
CreateAthon season is upon us! 

For the past 20 years, Riggs Partners has hosted CreateAthon, a 24-hour marathon where marketing professionals provide services to nonprofit organizations on a pro bono basis. In total, Riggs Partners have served upwards of 200 nonprofits in South Carolina and have helped more than 100 marketing organizations across the country host in their communities. 

Riggs Partners will accept applications from nonprofit organizations in the Midlands and Upstate until July 15. Applications are available on the Riggs Partners website. Midlands and Upstate-area nonprofits selected for participation will be notified in August. 

Trio Solutions, a marketing firm located in Mount Pleasant, has helped host CreateAthon for several years in the Lowcountry. If you are a Lowcountry nonprofit interested in participating, Trio Solutions will be accepting applications starting July 10. 

CreateAthon began as Riggs Partners’ local community service program in 1998 and is now a national 501(c) 3 organization that recruits marketing and communications agencies, universities, professional organizations and corporate marketing teams as CreateAthon partners. In total, the program has served more than 1,300 nonprofit organizations in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico, delivering pro bono marketing projects valued at more than $24 million. 

Tags:  CreateAthon  Riggs Partners  SC Nonprofits 

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