Bunnelle Foundation Offices Closed Monday, August 21

The Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation will be closed on Monday, August 21st for the eclipse. Please be sure take proper precautions when viewing the eclipse event!

 

The 2017 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 online Letter of Intent, will be accepted from until July 13. Please see the Grants for the Common Good page for more information.

Should you feel you could use some help with the online process, please call the Bunnelle Foundation at 843-237-1222.

Bunnelle Office Relocation

The rumors are true! We are proud to announce that the Bunnelle Foundation will be moving to a new office location on May 1, 2017! Our new building will be located in the Pawleys Business Center. The physical address is

95 Centermarsh Lane
Pawleys Island, SC 29585

Please note that our mailing address will remain the same:

PO Box 1965
Pawleys Island, SC 29585

We hope to have the new Bunnelle Center meeting space operational in late August/early September. Our new and larger office location will allow us to grow in the future. Stay tuned for further updates!

 

Michelle Mapp Joins Bunnelle Foundation Board of Directors

The Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of Michelle Mapp to its Board of Directors. Michelle joins the Foundation’s Board of Directors with 20 years of executive experience in program management.

“We are very excited that Michelle has joined our Board of Directors. She is a proven leader and her service will provide benefits to our organization and the community as a whole,” said Geales Sands, Executive Director of the Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation.

Michelle is currently the CEO of the SC Community Loan Fund. Previously, Michelle worked as a BRAC operations research analyst, high school math teacher, and as a consultant to Fortune 500 companies on supply chain and transportation planning solutions in Washington, DC and Atlanta, GA. Michelle is a Joint Base Charleston Honorary Commander, a Leadership Charleston alumna, Furman University Diversity Leadership Institute alumna, Urban Land Institute South Carolina Sustainable Leadership Initiative alumna, a 2012 executive finalist for the Charleston Regional Business Journal’s Influential Women in Business, and a Liberty Fellow. She serves on the board of directors for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, South Carolina Association of Nonprofits, South Carolina Association of Community Economic Development, South Carolina Community Capital Alliance, and the Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative.

“I am honored to serve on the Bunnelle Foundation board and to work with my fellow board members to support local solutions to local challenges being led by local organizations,” said Mapp.

Michelle holds a Master of Public Administration from the College of Charleston, a Master of Engineering Management from George Washington University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering Analysis with a concentration in Industrial Engineering from Clemson University. She is certified by the National Development Council as a Housing Development Finance Professional. Michelle has been with SCCLF since 2006.

The 2017 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: encouraging positive youth development and addressing the root causes of poverty. The first step in the process, the online Letter of Intent, will be accepted from November 28 – January 5. Please see the Grants for the Common Good page for more information.

Should you feel you could use some help with the online process, please call the Bunnelle Foundation at 843-237-1222.