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CCF Board Gains More New Members

The Clemson Community Foundation has added three new members to its Board of Directors. Corey Brookover, Jack McKenzie, and Katherine Sosebee joined the Board at its April 5 meeting. Brookover is a native Virginian and a graduate of the University of Virginia. A...

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CCF Welcomes New Board Members

We are happy to announce that three new members have been elected to our board of directors. Harold Cheatham, Bryant Smith, and Linda White were recently elected to fill unexpired seats on the fifteen-member board. In making the announcement, CCF executive director...

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CCF Welcomes Our New Executive Director

We are proud to announce that Bill D’Andrea has been named the executive director of the Clemson Community Foundation! “Billy D,” as he is widely known in the community, worked in the Clemson University Athletic Department for nearly thirty years, rising to the...

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2018 Grant Recipients

CLEMSON, SC—The Clemson Community Foundation on Thursday granted a total of $34,000 in funds to nine non-profit organizations providing services in the greater Clemson area.  The grants were announced during the Foundation’s annual banquet at Occasions at Wedgefield...

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Produce Rx

Today, we are proud to announce the results of our successful collaboration with the Leadership Clemson Class of 2018 and the Clemson Free Clinic. Together, we were able to raise over $5,000 in just a few short weeks to be used to launch Produce Rx, a program that...

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2018 Grants

Once again, it is time for the Foundation's annual grant application process and we wanted to take this opportunity to share with you some updates from the past year. The Foundation has continued to support nonprofits in the greater Clemson area, not only through...

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As you may have noticed, the Clemson Community Foundation has re-branded! You may be wondering why we decided to do this, so here is the explanation. There’s a couple of different aspects to the process, including the original decision to...

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Clemson Community Foundation Holiday Giving Guide

With the celebration of Thanksgiving last week, holiday season is now in full swing. Clemson has many things to be thankful for, not only during this season but also year round. There are several nonprofits in the area that help make Clemson the great community that...

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A Donor’s Story

There are many reasons why people give to Clemson Community Foundation, below Board Member, Frank Cox shares his inspiration and reason for giving: I grew up in Clemson when it was a very small community with an all-male military college. It was a quaint, wonderful...

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Nonprofit of the Month: Helping Hands of Clemson

Our next Nonprofit Spotlight features Helping Hands of Clemson. We sat down with executive director, Jennifer Barbour and development director Dewey Brown to learn more about this organization. How was Helping Hands started?In the beginning, Ms. Tulli saw an ad in the...

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Nonprofit of the Month: The Arts Center of Clemson

Earlier this month, the Foundation's intern, Emily DeCoursey, met with Tommye Hurst the Executive Director of The Arts Center of Clemson. We wanted to share the interview with you as part of our Nonprofit Spotlight of the month series. Emily: What does The Arts Center...

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Volunteers Needed for The Color Run

The Color Run is coming to Clemson on Saturday, April 25th, and promises to be the largest 5k in Clemson to date (over 7,000 registrants)! As the charitable partner for The Color Run this year, the Clemson Community Foundation is seeking volunteers for both Pre-Race...

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The Color Run Clemson

The Clemson Community Foundation is honored to be the Charitable Partner for this year’s Color Run Clemson on April 25. The 2014 Color Run Clemson Finish Festival The Color Run, also known as the “Happiest 5K on the Planet,” is a remarkable event created to promote...

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Hey, look! We’re in a magazine!

Our intern, Jessa Mitchell, was recently featured in the latest edition of Clemson’s University Professional Internship/Co-op magazine. We couldn’t be more excited that it’s been published. Check out the feature and download a copy for yourself!

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501(c)(3) Status Update!

We have received confirmation from the IRS that we are now a 501(c)(3) organization.  This is a huge step forward and will give us more flexibility in how we manage monies entrusted to us (such as accepting contributions to the...

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