The Duke Endowment has awarded grants to Beaufort Memorial Hospital and Hope Haven of the Lowcountry.
The hospital received $500,000 for projects to help low-income and uninsured residents of Beaufort and Jasper counties. Hope Haven, a children's advocacy and rape crisis center in Beaufort, was given $70,000 to fund a manager position.
The endowment has given $113 million in the past year to programs across the Carolinas. For a complete list, go to www.dukeendowment.org.