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Beaufort Fund seeking grant applicants

The Beaufort Fund of Coastal Community Foundation is accepting 2013 grant applications.

The Beaufort Fund distributes grants for charitable programs throughout Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties. Grants are generally directed to six program areas: arts, education, environment, health, human needs, and neighborhood and community development. The fund also considers requests of up to $15,000 for any nonprofit organization whose work benefits citizens in the four-county area.

The application deadline is 5 p.m. Aug. 15.

For an application, call 843-379-3400; e-mail; or go to