The 2016 Spring Cycle of Grants for the Common Good

The spring cycle of Grants for the Common Good approaches! This cycle will address two focus areas: addressing the root causes of poverty and encouraging positive youth development. The first step in the process, the Letter of Intent, will be accepted from November 30 – January 7. Please see the Grants for the Common Good page for more information. Should […]

On Wednesday, November 4th, we are very proud to have Leading To Change present “Beyond Race: Culture, Diversity, & Tools to Help Refocus Today’s Social Justice Lens” here at The Bunnelle Center. Leading To Change is “a nationally awarded training agency designed to transform the professional development arena” based out of North Carolina. The Beyond Race session promises to address […]

Influence in Georgetown County Survey

In an effort to guide our future work, the Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation staff needs your assistance identifying key players in your community. Your participation in our brief survey will aid us in developing future projects. We respectfully ask that you respond by Wednesday, July 22. Please find the survey at the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/InfluenceGeorgetown We greatly appreciate all that […]

The 2015 Fall Cycle of Grants for the Common Good

The fall cycle of Grants for the Common Good is here! This cycle will address three focus areas: meeting basic human needs, promoting economic vitality and preserving the environment. The first step in the process, the Letter of Intent, will be accepted from June 8 – July 9. Please see the Grants for the Common Good page for more information. […]

Local Nonprofits Raise $275,902 on Lowcountry Giving Day!

Tuesday, May 5 was Lowcountry Giving Day and for the first time, Georgetown County was included in this opportunity for nationwide online giving.  The Bunnelle Foundation saw this as an opportunity to challenge some of the nonprofits serving our area to enhance their online presence and expand their donor bases.  We invited 15 organizations to raise $10,000 online, which the […]

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…

In February, the Bunnelle Foundation presented the first quarterly Common Issues/Common Threads Get-Together of 2015. These lunch events are an important opportunity for Georgetown County nonprofit representatives to interact and engage with each other in a setting that encourages collaboration and working with people who may not meet in their day-to-day jobs. Since the Bunnelle Foundation’s focus areas cover a […]

Volunteer Opportunities in Georgetown County

Want to volunteer for a local nonprofit, but you just don’t know how to get involved? Fortunately, there are quite a few ways to connect with exciting volunteer opportunities provided by nonprofit organizations located in Georgetown County. Social media and the internet have made it easier than ever to connect! One of the most comprehensive collections of volunteer opportunities for […]

The 2015 Spring Cycle of Grants for the Common Good

The spring cycle of Grants for the Common Good is here! This cycle will address two focus areas: addressing the root causes of poverty and encouraging positive youth development. The first step in the process, the Letter of Intent, will be accepted from December 1 – January 9. Please see the Grants for the Common Good page for more information. […]

Changes to our Mini Grants Program

Attention Georgetown County nonprofits: We have made changes to our Mini Grants program that affect the amount available for requests and the types of organizations that can apply. Please see the guidelines below for more information.   Mini Grants are available to IRS-certified 501(c)(3) organizations, government entities or houses of worship that support Georgetown County residents. Requests may be made […]

Learning Hard Lessons in the Big Easy

On November 12-14, Bunnelle Foundation  Board and staff attended the Southeastern Council of Foundations (SECF) Annual Meeting in New Orleans.  Although New Orleans is naturally a very appealing venue that attracted many, the REAL reason for these gatherings is to learn from our colleagues in the field.  In the Southeast, Foundations face many of the same challenges inherent in the south—generational […]