Chapin, S.C., May 4, 2020 — The Greater Chapin Community Foundation (GCCF) awarded $18,600 in grants to 14 local nonprofit organizations during its latest grant cycle. The grant awards recognize local nonprofit organizations in the Greater Chapin area that provide for the basic needs of local citizens, develop tomorrow’s leaders, preserve community history, and enhance public good through the arts. This year’s grants also focused on health and wellness nonprofits, which are providing critical services to citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The following nonprofit organizations received direct grant contributions from GCCF:
American Legion Auxillary Unit 193
Boys Farm Inc
Chapin American Legion Post 193
Chapin Community Theatre
Chapin We Care Center
Cocky’s Reading Express
Crooked Creek Art League
Free Medical Clinic of Newberry County
Lake Murray Power Squadron
LIFEBRIDGE of South Carolina
The Courage Center
Troop Appreciation Fishing Fund Foundation
The Greater Chapin Community Foundation congratulates these organizations and thanks their leaders, staff, and volunteers for all they do to make the community a stronger and more vibrant place.
GCCF is an endowment publicly funded by and for the people living in Chapin, Ballentine, White Rock, Peak and Prosperity as well as other nearby communities. The Greater Chapin Community Foundation’s goal is to grow philanthropy in the Greater Chapin area. Currently, GCCF has an endowment of more than $500,000 of invested funds and has awarded over $171,000 to 34 local nonprofit organizations since 2003.
Greater Chapin Community Foundation encourages donations to enhance and grow the endowment so the fund can support an increasing number of Greater Chapin organizations. Each year GCCF donates all proceeds generated from the endowment fund to local nonprofit organizations. You can make a secure gift online at www.greaterchapincf.org or contact one of the board members to discuss other methods of philanthropy.