Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Something else to celebrate on the 4th
In the past month the Edie, Richard, Sonny, and Sydney at Coastal Community Foundation have responded to suggestions by donors and grant-making committees and have sent more than $2,000,000 to charities. While not a record, this is more than we have distributed in a single month since December. June 2012 tops off a fiscal year during which grant checks from Coastal Community Foundation once again are near historic highs. But perhaps there is more to celebrate... Eighty-seven percent of the Foundations that distribute money in South Carolina expect that their giving will not drop in the coming year, 44% expect it to increase. Maybe today is Independence Day from the recession-fighting, defensive stance of charitably-minded folks too?
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