IMPACTING OUR COMMUNITY
Since our inaugural year in 2005, we have provided service to a variety of local agencies, including: Hope Haven, Friends of Caroline Hospice, the YMCA, the Lowcountry Blood Alliance, the Boys and Girls Club of the Lowcountry, CAPA, CODA, AMI Kids, Thumbs Up, and Born to Read.
The Junior Service League of Beaufort (JSLB) will be issuing Grant Funds for the 2020-21 League year. Requests for funds shall be accepted from non-profit 501(c)3 organizations that complement our mission to support and enrich the lives of women, children, and families in our community. This is a one-time grant. Organizations must reapply annually.
Grant requests must be postmarked by March 1st, 2020 for consideration, and must be limited to 10 pages. Upon receiving all qualified applications, the JSLB Appropriations Committee will review and make the grant award(s) by the end of April 2020.
In 2019, through the grant funding process, the league was able to donate over $19,000 to deserving nonprofits to support a variety of programs. The agencies selected to receive funding are all closely aligned with the JSLB mission to enrich the lives of women, children and families in our community.
In 2019 we granted $19,507 to local non-profits!
2019’s Recipients included:
- Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA) received $1,400.
- Hopeful Horizons received $3,500.
- United Way of the Lowcountry, Women’s United received $2,500.
- The ABLE Foundation received $2,000.
- FRIENDS of Carolina Hospice received $752.
- HELP of Beaufort received $900.
- Thumbs Up, Inc. received $2,500.
- Neighborhood Outreach Connection received $800.
- Second Helpings received $1,800.
- NAMI Lowcountry received $1,500.
- The Port Royal Sound Foundation received $1,000.
- The Hilton Head Island Deep Well Project received $855.
The Junior Service League of Beaufort, through its Service Project Committee, is accepting requests for volunteer placement from nonprofit organizations, community agencies and service providers for the next league year, which begins September 1, 2020 and ends May 31, 2021.
Successful applicants will demonstrate a need for their proposed projects and will outline measurable outcomes. Service project requests must align with the JSLB’s mission to support and enrich the lives of women, children and families in our community. Completed Service Project Request Forms must be received by April 1, 2020 in order to be considered. Please limit submissions to 8 pages in length, excluding attachments.
Proposed projects may be one-time or recurring within a specific time frame, but must allow a minimum of two JSLB members to volunteer at a time. Projects that involve fundraising activities will not be considered.
JUNIOR SERVICE LEAGUE OF BEAUFORT Inquiries and requests may be submitted electronically or by US mail by April 1, 2020.
SERVICE PROJECT COMMITTEE
Post Office Box 1964
Beaufort, South Carolina 29901