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.
$170,000,000+ in total grants since 1984
859 Nonprofits received grants in 2018
Our annual giving day brings the region together as one community to raise money and awareness for local nonprofits. Join the hundreds of Midlands-area organizations who benefit from Midlands Gives each year.
$7.25 Million raised by Midlands Gives since 2014
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.
$1.6 million awarded to local nonprofits for innovative projects
Over 98,206 community members engaged
On the Table
An exciting initiative where people discuss what's great about our community and how we can make it even better - more generous, vibrant, and engaged.
1,500 participants in 2018
89% say they will likely take specific action on an issue discussed at On the Table
One SC Fund
The One SC Fund is a fundraising effort that helps South Carolinians who are recovering from a state-declared disaster.
$3.4 Million to support disaster recovery through the One SC Fund