This directory contains a list of organizations that have received support from the Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation. Each meets one or more specific needs of Georgetown County residents.
We encourage you to research these organizations, discover a match, and reach out to the contact provided. Please consider giving your time, talent, and treasure to one or more of these worthy causes.
MISSION: Our mission is economic development-creating businesses in Georgetown and Horry counties-and to assist in building prosperous entrepreneurial ventures. These ventures are expected to create high-paying jobs and attract capital investment. They will have a large and positive impact on the economy and quality of life in the community as locally developed enterprises. This mission has expanded to include other programs- including social entrepreneurship and microlending.
MISSION: To engage and empower fathers in the positive support of their children through goal-oriented programs that enable them to find stable employment, practice healthy parenting, and gain hope for the future of their families. “Strong fathers = Strong families"
MISSION: The Alliance for Economic Development promotes, implements, and supports activities designed to improve the economic development of Georgetown County and to maintain a quality business climate for business and industry.
MISSION: To support the Sheriff’s Reentry Services (RES) increasing community awareness of its benefits, raising funds to support it, and increasing its capacity to return incarcerated men to their communities with sustainable work skills.
MISSION: To prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
MISSION: American Rivers is the leading organization working to protect and restore the nation’s rivers and streams. Rivers connect us to each other, nature, and future generations. Since 1973, American Rivers has worked to preserve these connections, helping protect and restore more than 150,000 miles of rivers through advocacy efforts, on-the-ground projects, and the annual release of America’s Most Endangered Rivers. Headquartered in Washington, DC, American Rivers has offices across the country and more than 200,000 supporters, members, and volunteers nationwide.
MISSION: To identify and address vital environmental issues by providing medical care to injured birds of prey and shorebirds, and through educational, research and conservation initiatives.
MISSION: To provide facilities and services to meet the physical, social, psychological and educational needs of the under-served people in our community.
MISSION: To conserve Hobcaw Barony’s unique natural and cultural resources for research and education.
MISSION: Providing high quality childcare services to infants and young children through a nurturing and caring environment that honors the unique value of each child as a gift from God.
MISSION: To assist women facing unplanned pregnancy by offering them understanding and information related to available community services.
MISSION: To effectively facilitate community resources to positively impact income stability, education and healthy lives of the underserved population of Georgetown and Williamsburg Counties.
MISSION: To empower our community with the means to STOP the spread of HIV through Prevention, Education, Treatment and Support.
MISSION: To help those who are in need of emergency assistance, including medical, fire, food, and utilities.
MISSION: To Inspire a healing environment of growth, empowerment and unlimited potential for at risk youth and families.
MISSION: Promotes self-sufficiency and strives to break the cycle of poverty in South Carolina by serving our neighbors in need.
MISSION: To protect heirs’ property and promote its sustainable use to provide increased economic benefit to low wealth family owners through education and legal services.
MISSION: To provide forensic interviews and medical examinations and effective advocacy for children suspected of having suffered abuse in a manner that minimizes revictimization throughout the process.
MISSION: DonorsChoose.org engages the public in public schools by giving people a simple, accountable, and personal way to address educational inequity.
MISSION: We are a team of cancer survivors promoting positive, emotional, spiritual and physical well being through the ancient sport of Dragon Boat Racing.
MISSION: To conserve, restore and manage wetlands and associated habitats for North America's waterfowl. These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people.
MISSION: Ex-Cel’s mission is to provide innovative opportunities to prepare children to succeed as responsible independent lifelong learners.
MISSION: To reduce the injuries and deaths resulting from domestic violence. We partner with local agencies to provide comprehensive, coordinated services to victims of domestic violence and educational programs for our community.
MISSION: The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum is dedicated to being one of the finest visual arts museums in the Carolinas. We strive to engage our community and our visitors through unique exhibitions and interactive, educational and creative programs for people of all ages.
MISSION: To improve reading skills in low income communities by providing one-to-one literacy tutoring, free books for home libraries, and an inspiring, high-energy learning environment.
MISSION: Friends of Coastal South Carolina is dedicated to preserving the ecosystems and wildlife of the South Carolina coast for future generations. To that end we support the respective missions of our coastal national wildlife refuges and forest through active participation in programs and projects that enhance these treasured resources. We work to instill a conservation ethic in students and encourage the next generation of scientists through our environmental education programs. Using our public lands as classrooms, our programs stimulate students’ interest in science and provide opportunities to participate in environmental stewardship projects. In addition to encouraging stewardship of our public lands through education, we also promote citizen stewardship through volunteer opportunities and advocacy.
MISSION: To support the programs and improvement projects of Huntington Beach State Park.
MISSION: To feed the hungry, shelter the homeless and creatively meet the unmet needs of Georgetown County.
MISSION: To provide service or support to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, autism and related conditions. To also prevent disabilities by providing early intervention to infants 0-3 years of age.
MISSION: To provide mentoring to youth up to 18 years old through mentoring and development of positive youth programs in Georgetown County, SC.