Mini-grant applications open to racial equality programs in Charleston County.
Programs with a goal of supporting racial equality in Charleston County are eligible for mini-grants from the Lowcountry Unity Fund of Coastal Community Foundation.
Applications for the grants, which run between $500 and $2,000, are now being accepted. Funding from the mini-grants will support new or existing projects; at least one 501(c)3 nonprofit organization (lead applicant) to make the application on behalf of the collaborative is required.
Non-501(c)3 partners could be businesses, government agencies, neighborhood associations or other community groups.
The Lowcountry Unity Fund is committed to the support of long-term solutions to systemic issues contributing to racism and to economic inequality in African-American communities.
Applications will be rated by a committee of community members with ties to the local African-American community. Funding decisions are expected to be made within six weeks of application.
To apply, visit www.coastalcommunityfoundation.org/grants and scroll down to “Community Initiatives."
Electronic submissions should be e-mailed to Grants@CoastalCommunityFoundation.org.; to apply my mail or in person take or mail applications to 635 Rutledge Avenue, Suite 201, Charleston, SC 29403.
Questions about the mini-grants or the application process can be directed to Ali Titus at Ali@CoastalCommunityFoundation.org or 843-723-3635.
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