Category Archives: Nonprofit

Magnolia foundation awards $90,000 in grants

The Magnolia Plantation Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, has awarded $90,000 in grants to 21 local and national organizations that support a variety of causes. The foundation gave grants to selected nonprofit groups involved with animal welfare, nature conservation, history, youth activities, education, horticulture and the arts. Berkeley County First Steps,…
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Oakbrook Rotary salutes past presidents

Oakbrook Rotary President Judy Watts was honored at a recent club meeting as members presented the club’s annual wall plaque listing all of the club presidents since its founding in 1991. President-elect Matt Coakley and Jim Friar (president 1992-93) read the names of the club’s presidents from the wall plaque, which is mounted on the…
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BlueCross employees, foundation give $17M to S.C. nonprofits

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina employees and its foundation gave $17.4 million to nonprofits and other institutions serving South Carolina in 2014. In the Lowcountry, grant recipients included Charleston Southern University, which received a three-year grant to fund scholarships for nursing students who commit to work in home-based nursing; Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach…
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