Beaufort News

Vote for best nonprofit video

The Coastal Community Foundation has launched a video competition for select nonprofit organizations in Beaufort, Jasper, Colleton and Hampton and counties, according to a news release.

The public can vote from now through Friday. The top three videos will be presented at the Beaufort Fund grant reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Loft at City Hall of Beaufort. A Flip video camera will be awarded to the nonprofit agency with the most public votes.

Grants totaling $500,000 also will be made at the reception to 57 charitable organizations from the four counties.

Voting closes at noon Friday, with only one vote per e-mail address allowed.

To view the videos and cast a vote, go to

For more about the foundation, go to