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 […]

Coastal Community Foundation Announces Plans For Second Lowcountry Giving Day

Attention Georgetown County nonprofits: Please see the  press release below for more information on how to participate in the 2015 Lowcountry Giving Day!     Coastal Community Foundation, a grantmaking institution dedicated to serving coastal South Carolina, announced plans to facilitate Lowcountry Giving Day again on May 5, 2015. This year’s one-day, online fundraising event raised more then $4,000,000 for […]

As Bunnelle Foundation staff, we believe in seeking out engaging training opportunities for ourselves and others in the community. In the post below, Coordinator Jamie Jayroe shares his thoughts on a recent training session provided by the Knight Digital Media Center.   “As we all know, social media and digital solutions are the current and future trends in the nonprofit […]

Capacity-Building Series – Leadership Georgetown

Here at the Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation, one of our primary goals is seeking out and providing capacity-building opportunities for Georgetown County nonprofits. As staff members of the Foundation, we also attend various sessions in order to strengthen our skills and keep up with the current trends in the philanthropic world. In the post below, our own Program Associate Amanda […]

The 2014 Fall Cycle of Grants for the Common Good

The fall cycle of Grants for the Common Good is now open. 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 15 – July 22. Please see the Grants for the Common Good page for more […]

Leadership Georgetown County Scholarships Offered By the Bunnelle Foundation

The Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation is offering scholarships to Georgetown County nonprofit leaders for Leadership Georgetown County membership this year. The deadline for applications is July 11. We plan to offer three scholarships on a first-come, first-served basis. Before completing the forms on the website below, please contact Geales Sands at gsands@bunnelle.org or 843-237-1222 to inform her of your interest in […]

Welcome to the New bunnelle.org!

As you may have noticed, we’ve made some changes to our website. We’re excited to debut the new bunnelle.org and look forward to serving the Georgetown County community with a new and improved digital platform. Important changes include: All-new layout and photography. We’ve created a brighter, happier platform that makes it easier and more enjoyable to visit. Responsive design. The […]