A Thriving, Growing Community

Your philanthropy is a crucial engine that drives growth for our neighborhoods and city. Our aim is to continue to make it simple for you to give back to the community.

Ways for You to Get Involved

There are many ways for you to support growth and create change in the Midlands. See which one fits you best:


We support nonprofits across the Midlands and beyond through grants and agency funds.

  • $255 Million+ in total grants since 1984

  • 1,120 Nonprofits received grants in 2023

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Midlands Gives

Our annual giving day brings the region together as one community to raise money and awareness for local nonprofits. Join the 400+ Midlands-area organizations that benefit from Midlands Gives each year.

  • $24.1 Million+ raised by Midlands Gives since 2014

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What makes residents love where they live? What draws people to a place and keeps them there? The Connected Communities grant initiative funds innovative philanthropic projects that connect residents to our community.

  • $2.5 million+ awarded to local nonprofits for innovative projects

  • Over 100,000 community members engaged

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One SC Fund

The One SC Fund is a fundraising effort that helps South Carolinians who are recovering from a state-declared disaster.

  • $10.4 Million to support disaster recovery through the One SC Fund since 2015