SC's Philanthropic Leaders COVID-19 - Weekly Zoom Call

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

United Way Association of SC, SC Grantmakers Network and Together SC are joining together to host weekly calls for our philanthropic colleagues.

Our aim is to provide space for folks to share and stay connected as we work through Covid-19 concerns.

Weekly calls will happen each Wednesday from 9:00 am to 9:45 am. 

April 1st Call Agenda

Many leaders have been inspired by this recent article in Nonprofit Quarterly featuring Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation - Doubling Payout: A Foundation Makes the Right Choice, Nonprofit Quarterly

This Wednesday, Ethan Hamblin from  Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation will share with us their efforts to redesign their grantmaking. 

Presented by:

Ethan Hamblin

Network Officer



Plus a brief message:

With over 25 years of service, Julie has a few disasters under her belt and understands the direness of the situation when the stimulus checks run out and unemployment ends.

Julie Capaldi, President

United Way of Pickens County


Registration Process

Please register so we can send you the recording or any materials afterwards. 

Registering will also allow you to add each call to your calendar with the zoom call in number. 

After each weekly call, we will send out a follow-up email with the recording and other provided resources, as well as the link to register for the following week.

The Zoom details will remain the same for all calls, and is included in each event header, It will will also be provided upon registering for each call.

If you do not already have a profile in our database, be sure to set yours up when you register.  It will make registering for future events go much quicker, and will help provide you with further resources. 

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Attendees (52)

Nancy Appel

Development Director

Coastal Conservation League

Bree Bess

Program Officer

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation

Kendall Biga

Program & Operations Manager

Charleston Hope

Julie M Capaldi


United Way of Pickens County

Linda Cox

Executive Director

MUSC Medical Center

Cynthia Curtis

Community Investment Officer

J. Marion Sims Foundation

Kimberly Davis

Senior Community Relations Consultant

Wells Fargo

Susan DeVenny


J. Marion Sims Foundation

Dale Douthat

President & CEO

United Way of the Lowcountry, Inc.

Mary Finklea

Board Chair

Eastern Carolina Community Foundation

Betty Gardiner

Director of Grantmaking and Development

South Carolina First Steps

Deloris Glymph

Board Member

Columbia Fatherhood Engagement Initiative

Kaky Grant


Capital Development Services

Chloe Knight Tonney

President & CEO

Trident United Way

Marisel Losa

President & CEO

United Way of Greenwood & Abbeville Counties

Tory Mackey

Executive Director


Paula Marion

Chief Financial Officer

Drayton Hall Preservation Trust

Meredith Mathews

Program Manager

Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC

Pete Mazzaroni

Executive Director

Marion County Healthcare Foundation

Yolanda McCray

President & CEO

Black River United Way

Madeleine McGee


Together SC

Bob Morris

Community Foundation of Greenville

Karen Oliver

ECAC Program Manager

United Way of the Midlands

Caroline Rakar

Steering Committee

Coastal Community Foundation

Ian Sanchez


Charleston Good

Minor Mickel Shaw


Daniel-Mickel Foundation

Lindsey Shealy

Development Associate

Cure Sanfilippo Foundation

Jeff Smith


Greenwood County Community Foundation

Katy Smith

Executive Director

Piedmont Health Foundation

Sherrie Snipes-Williams


Charleston Promise Neighborhood

Meg Stanley

Executive Director

Eat Smart Move More SC

Paige Stephenson

President & CEO

United Way of the Piedmont

JoAnn Turnquist


Central Carolina Community Foundation

Donna Waites

Vice President of Programs

Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC

Ericka Wooten

Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC

Brad Zervas


Lowcountry Legal Volunteers

16 Other Registered Attendees


Weekly Calls Hosted by:


Chris Steed,

Fullerton Foundation, Executive Director

SC Grantmakers Network, Chair


Naomi Lett,

United Way Association of SC, President & CEO



Madeleine McGee,

 Together SC, President


For More Information:

Madeleine McGee

Madeleine McGee

President/CEO, Together SC

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