Women in Philanthropy to give $60K in grants to protect Lowcountry

Women in Philanthropy, a fund of the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, recently announced that the group will award in upwards of $60,000 in grants to area nonprofits based on the theme “Protecting our Lowcountry Environment.”

The announcement was made at the group’s fall luncheon which featured a panel discussion with area experts on the topic. Grant guidelines will be made available on the Community Foundation’s website, www.cf-lowcountry.org, in November with applications due in early January 2015. All 501(c)(3) organizations in Beaufort County can apply. Presenters at the Women in Philanthropy Fall Luncheon were (from left); Kim Jones, director of the stormwater management division with the Town of Bluffton; Sally Krebs, sustainable practices coordinator with the Town of Hilton Head Island; Sissy Jarrell, director of the First Presbyterian Day School; and Dana Jaquiss, studio teacher at the First Presbyterian Day School.