Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse was awarded $40,000 by the S.C. Bar Foundation to aid victims of domestic abuse in Beaufort, Jasper, Colleton and Hampton counties.
The grant was part of $1.4 million in awards to support civil legal aid, law-related education and other projects, the Bar Foundation said in a news release.
Many statewide organizations with a presence in the Lowcountry also received funding:
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The S.C. Bar Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the South Carolina Bar.