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Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina

635 Rutledge Street, Suite 201
Charleston, South Carolina 29403
United States

Mission

To foster philanthropy for the lasting good of the community, giving primarily for education and human services

1974 Year Founded
$2,703,000 Endowment Value
$12,756,639 Total Annual Grantmaking

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Last Updated: 09.19.14

Top Programmatic Priorities
Population Area Served

1,219,958

Identifying Information
OrganizationCoastal Community Foundation of South Carolina
Address 1635 Rutledge Street, Suite 201
Address 2Did not answer
City / TownCharleston
State / RegionSouth Carolina
ZIP / Postal Code29403
CountryUnited States
ContinentNorth America
Map Address (If Different)Did not answer
Map City / Town (If Different)Did not answer
Map State / Region (If Different)Did not answer
Map Zip / Postal Code (If Different)Did not answer
Map Country (If Different)Did not answer
Phone(843) 723-3635
Emailinfo@coastalcommunityfoundation.org
Websitewww.coastalcommunityfoundation.org
Organization Leader (Name, Title)George Stevens, President/CEO
Primary Contact’s NameAngel Johnson-Brebner
Primary Contact’s PositionChief Operating Officer
Foundation at a Glance
Year Founded1974
Mission StatementTo foster philanthropy for the lasting good of the community, giving primarily for education and human services
Organization DescriptionCommunity Foundation
Other DescriptionDid not answer
Approximate Size of the Population Serviced1,219,958
Total Paid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)11
Total Unpaid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)4
Total Board Members23
Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)
Organization’s Total Income in Last Fiscal Year$30,965,425
Organization’s Gifts Income in Last Fiscal Year$15,315,948
Organization’s Total Expenditures in Last Fiscal Year$15,673,717
Organization’s Grantmaking Budget in Last Fiscal Year$12,756,639
Does Organization Have an EndowmentYes
Value of Endowment (or Financial Reserves) as of the End of Last Fiscal Year$2,703,000
Change in Financial Status Over Last Three YearsA little improvement
Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization
Community leadershipPlayed a slight role
Philanthropic giftsPlayed an important role
Grassroots activismPlayed a centrally important role
Inadequate government servicesPlayed a slight role
Changes in the political environmentNo role
Changes in the economic environmentPlayed an important role
Government initiative fundingPlayed an important role
Foundation initiative fundingPlayed an important role
Bilateral or multilateral initiative fundingPlayed an important role
Favorable legal or fiscal policiesPlayed a slight role
Time Spent Working in Following Areas
NeighborhoodFair amount of time
LocallyFair amount of time
RegionallyLots of time
NationallyVery little time
InternationallyVery little time
Rate Importance of the Following Functions
GrantmakingCentrally important
Having local people as leaders in the organizationImportant but not central
Seeking local donationsCentrally important
Having a gender balance in the organizationImportant but not central
Board reflective of community diversityImportant but not central
Building an endowmentCentrally important
Serving donor needsImportant but not central
Acting as a fiscal intermediary for the communitySlightly important
Building inclusion and trust in the communityCentrally important
Pursuing equitySlightly important
Accountability to local peopleImportant but not central
Raising money for grantmaking annuallySlightly important
Community developmentImportant but not central
In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas
Arts and cultureLittle
EducationFair amount
EnvironmentLittle
HealthFair amount
Human and social servicesLot
Human rightsLittle
International relationsNot at all
ReligionLittle
Economic developmentLittle
Conflict resolution/bridging different parts of the communityLittle
Information technologyLittle
Strengthening local or regional governmentLittle
HousingFair amount
ChildrenFair amount
WaterLittle
Alternative energyLittle
Disaster reliefLittle
Advocacy with authoritiesNot at all
Job trainingLittle
Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years
Convening for issues of local concernOccasionally
Promote collaboration between granteesOccasionally
Promote understanding of public policyRarely
Training/capacity-building for local organizationsOccasionally
AdvocacyRarely
Loaned staffRarely
ResearchRarely
Community needs assessmentOccasionally
Leadership developmentOccasionally
InternshipsOften
Providing space for local organizationsOften
Access to information technologyOften
Publishing/knowledge sharingNever
Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served
PovertyGetting worse
CrimeGetting worse
Trust among different sections of the communityGetting better
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesGetting worse
Social position of marginalized groupsGetting worse
Responsiveness of authoritiesGetting better
Appropriateness of public policiesGetting worse
Value of community assetsGetting better
Quality of the environmentGetting better
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityGetting better
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsGetting better
Networks and links between different parts of the communityGetting better
Gender equityGetting better
Charitable giving through the community foundationGetting better
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingGetting better
Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years
PovertyWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
CrimeDid not answer
Trust among different sections of the communityDid not answer
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesDid not answer
Social position of marginalized groupsDid not answer
Responsiveness of authoritiesDid not answer
Appropriateness of public policiesDid not answer
Value of community assetsDid not answer
Quality of the environmentDid not answer
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityDid not answer
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsDid not answer
Networks and links between different parts of the communityDid not answer
Gender equityDid not answer
Charitable giving through the community foundationDid not answer
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingDid not answer
Active Partnerships
Formal community associations and groupsLot
Informal associations of citizensLittle
Non-governmental organizationsLittle
Local governmentLittle
National governmentLittle
UniversitiesLittle
SchoolsLot
BusinessesLot
Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work
National association of grantmakersHelpful
Regional association of grantmakersHelpful
Global Fund for Community FoundationsN/A
Particular foundationHelpful
Other organizationDid not answer
Involvement of Local People
Regularly survey local people about our programsNo
Local people are engaged in the delivery of our workYes
Local people control what our organization doesNo
Have local people represented on our boardYes
Have regular sessions where local people advise us what our programs should doYes
Actively engage local people as volunteersYes
All of our board is composed of local peopleYes
Account to local people about our successes and failures each yearYes
Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further
Increased fundingImportant
Better legal or fiscal environmentNeither important nor unimportant
More volunteersNeither important nor unimportant
Access to advice or technical assistanceImportant
Better local culture of givingImportant
Stronger civil societyImportant
More responsive authoritiesNeither important nor unimportant
OtherDid not answer
Most Meaningful Change
Most Meaningful Change that Organization Has Helped to Bring About in the Last Three YearsDid not answer
 

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Identifying Information

Foundation at a Glance

Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)

Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization

Time Spent Working in Following Areas

Rate Importance of the Following Functions

In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas

Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years

Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served

Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years

Active Partnerships

Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work

Involvement of Local People

Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further

Most Meaningful Change

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