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Greater Chapin Community Foundation Awards $19,100 to 17 Greater Chapin Nonprofits

Greater Chapin Community Foundation (GCCF) awarded $19,100 in grants to 17 local nonprofit organizations during its latest grant cycle. The grant awards recognize local nonprofit organizations in the Greater Chapin area that provide for the basic needs of local citizens, develop tomorrow’s leaders, preserve community history, and enhance public good through the arts.

“We are so proud to support these organizations as they make a difference in the lives of others,” says Billie Williams, Chair of the Greater Chapin Community Foundation Board of Advisors. “The Community Foundation is grateful to help our region’s nonprofits increase their impact on our community through these grants.”

The following nonprofit organizations received grants from GCCF:

  • American Legion Auxiliary Unit 193
  • Boys Farm, Inc
  • Chapin American Legion Post 193
  • Chapin Arbor Day (Chapin Beautification)
  • Chapin Community Theatre
  • Chapin We Care Center
  • Fidelis Family Retreat
  • Free Medical Clinic of Newberry
  • Hewitt Foundation
  • Justin Pepper House
  • Lake Murray Power Squadron
  • LIFEBRIDGE of South Carolina
  • Multiplying Good
  • Palmetto Conservation Foundation
  • The Homeless Period Project
  • Troop Appreciation Fishing Fund Foundation

Greater Chapin Community Foundation congratulates these organizations and thanks their leaders, staff, and volunteers for all they do to make the community a stronger and more vibrant place.

GCCF is an endowment publicly funded by and for the people living in Chapin, Ballentine, White Rock, Peak and Prosperity as well as other nearby communities. GCCF is an affiliate of Central Carolina Community Foundation, who provides investment management and administrative services. Greater Chapin Community Foundation’s goal is to grow philanthropy in the Greater Chapin area. Currently, GCCF has an endowment of more than $500,000 of invested funds and has awarded over $171,000 to 34 local nonprofit organizations since 2003.

Greater Chapin Community Foundation encourages donations to enhance and grow the endowment so the fund can support an increasing number of Greater Chapin organizations. Each year GCCF donates all proceeds generated from the endowment fund to local nonprofit organizations. You can make a secure gift online at or contact one of the board members to discuss other methods of philanthropy.