To support 8-80 Cities in producing a nationwide convening and international trip to facilitate the formation of a civic innovation network among leaders in Knight communities, learning how to execute place-based solutions, attract and support talent and foster opportunity.
To support the Central Carolina Community Foundation's use of online giving technologies for one year in order to raise their community profile and engage new donors.
To supplement an existing donor-advised fund
To increase Richland County residents' access to and knowledge of the technology they need to be competent job seekers and employees
For 2009 general operating support.
To bridge ethnic, economic and especially generational lines to raise digital literacy among seniors, enhancing their participation in civic dialogue
For 2008 general operating support
To launch a comprehensive housing and services program for the homeless to decrease homelessness in Columbia and address a persistent obstacle to downtown development
For 2007 general operating support
To ensure United Way's civic leadership position in the Columbia area by jump-starting its rebuilding efforts
To launch and support Yes We Can public relations campaign to galvanize the Midlands community to implement the regional 10-year Blueprint to Address Homelessness
For school-based support of off-site after-school programming for students at Sanders and Gibbes Middle Schools