Beaufort County charities receive $396,000 worth of grants

newsroom@islandpacket.comMarch 31, 2014 

The Community Foundation of the Lowcountry has awarded $396,504 in grants to nonprofit organizations that serve Beaufort County residents.

A foundation news release Monday announced the following grants:

  • Heroes on Horseback -- $130,000 to partially fund the purchase of a permanent home for the organization.
  • Hope Haven of the Lowcountry -- $36,504 to outfit the organization's new larger office space.
  • Mental Health America of Beaufort and Jasper Counties -- $70,000 to renovate its new Bluffton space.
  • Osprey Village -- $140,000 for the construction of a two-bedroom residence for developmentally disabled adults.
  • S.C. Governor's School for Science and Math -- $20,000 for a technology-based summer camp for rising Beaufort County seventh- and eighth-graders.
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