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The board of directors of Sustain SC, a nonprofit organization connecting the sustainability goals of business in South Carolina with local solutions, has appointed Leslie Skardon as CEO. (Photo/Sustain SC)
Feb 15, 2024

Sustain SC names new CEO

The executive will lead Sustain SC as it works to build on its mission to connect businesses and local stakeholders to support both economic growth and conservation priorities.

The South Carolina Office of Rural Health recently hosted a grand opening for a new Family Solutions Family Resource Center in Orangeburg. (Photo/South Carolina Office of Rural Health)
Feb 7, 2024

Family resource center opens in Orangeburg

The facility is a flexible, community and family focused hub for services and resources.

Turning Pages SC, a Columbia nonprofit dedicated to adult literacy, has named Lisa Cole as its executive director. (Photo/Turning Pages SC)
Jan 31, 2024

Columbia nonprofit names new executive director

The organization removed the "interim" tag from its new leader's title.

The Columbia Chamber’s Midlands Minority Business Accelerator program recently graduated 2023 program participants and announced the 2024 class. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Jan 22, 2024

Columbia Chamber announces Midlands Minority Business Accelerator 2024 cohort

The Columbia Chamber’s Midlands Minority Business Accelerator program recently graduated 2023 program participants and announced the 2024 class.

Jan 11, 2024

Want to serve on a nonprofit board? Blueprint for Leadership applications are open now

United Way of the Midlands is accepting applications for Blueprint for Leadership, a comprehensive leadership and board development training program, through January 19, 2024. Blueprint for Leadership is designed to prepare participants to become effective board members and leaders in the nonprofit sector and is the Midlands’ [...]

Jan 8, 2024

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Celebrates Staff Advancement

Columbia, SC — The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is thrilled to announce the recent professional advancement of Sarah Katherine Catalano. Catalano, who joined the organization in early 2022, has been promoted to the role of Community Engagement Manager. In her new capacity, Catalano will spearhead the coo[...]

Jan 4, 2024

JoAnn Turnquist Announces Retirement from Central Carolina Community Foundation in April 2024

Central Carolina Community Foundation (CCCF) President and CEO JoAnn Turnquist will retire this April. February 2024 marks Turnquist’s 15th anniversary at the Community Foundation. “I am thankful to our grantee partners, community organizations and leaders, philanthropy colleagues, public officials, and private business part[...]

Jan 4, 2024

BBB Serving Central SC & Charleston Announces 2024 Board of Directors

BBB Announces 2024 Board of Directors Cayce, SC January 04, 2024 – Chris Morrison has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the BBB Serving Central SC and Charleston. Morrison has served on the BBB Board of Directors since 2017, including Vice Chair and Secretary. Morrison is the Owner of Terratec, Inc. in [&helli[...]

Dec 20, 2023

Central Carolina Community Foundation Names Turn90 the 2023 David W. Robinson Catalyst Award Winner

Central Carolina Community Foundation (CCCF) staff presented Turn90 with the David W. Robinson Catalyst Award at their Columbia office on Dec. 11. On Dec. 15, CCCF Program Officer Trimease Carter shared the news during the nonprofit’s board meeting. The Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees selected Turn90 as the 2023 rec[...]

Dec 15, 2023

United Way of the Midlands names Jim Lehman 2024 Humanitarian of the Year

Columbia, SC – United Way of the Midlands will honor Jim Lehman as the 2024 Humanitarian of the Year award recipient on February 22, 2024, at the Pastides Alumni Center. The Humanitarian of the Year Award is given each year to individuals who clearly demonstrate extraordinary leadership in philanthropic and human services. It [...]

Dec 13, 2023

Midlands leaders selected for Liberty Fellowship Class of 2025

Two Midlands leaders have been selected for Liberty Fellowship’s Class of 2025: -Kim Smith, Founder and CEO, Health Evolve Technologies, LLC (Irmo) -Ashely Teasdel, Deputy Secretary, South Carolina Department of Commerce (Columbia) The Fellowship brings together a small group of established leaders in South Carolina with a wid[...]

Dec 12, 2023

Call for Applications: Riggs Partners’ CreateAthon 2024 Offers Pro Bono Marketing to Nonprofits

Riggs Partners will hold its 26th annual CreateAthon event to benefit Midlands- and Upstate-area nonprofits on March 7-8, 2024. CreateAthon is a 24-hour creative marathon during which professionals provide marketing services to nonprofit organizations on a pro bono basis. Riggs Partners encourages South Carolina’s Midlands and[...]