This year WAHHI grants will be given to projects which align with WAHHI’s core values as expressed in WAHHI’s mission statement: To facilitate communication among women, to encourage projects that benefit the community and to promote the natural and cultural beauty of the Lowcountry.
The fund will be supported through various WAHHI sponsored fund raising efforts, as well as alternative giving opportunities available through The Community Foundation of the Lowcountry.
It is the intent of the WAHHI Charitable Fund to raise funds on an annual basis, and then disperse funds as approved by the WAHHI Council through a grant system once each year. The deadline for Grant Applications for the 2018 – 2019 year is February 28, 2019. Approved Grants will be awarded in May, 2019.
What is the WAHHI Charitable Fund?
It is a charitable fund sanctioned by the WAHHI council and administered by The Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, designed to distribute funds to charitable organizations who have programs specifically support WAHHI’s mission. The 2019 WAHHI Charitable Fund Grants will focus on the cultural and environmental dimensions of our mission.
What is the Fund’s Mission Statement?
The mission of the Women’s Association of Hilton Head Island Charitable Fund is to provide the resources for the support of charitable programs and interests of the Women’s Association of Hilton Head Island.
What will the Fund Do?
The purpose of the Fund shall be to provide the resources for grants and distributions made in fulfillment of the mission of the Fund.
How does the fund work?
Local charities are encouraged to review the WAHHI Charitable Fund Grant Application and apply for grants that support programs designed specifically for the benefit of cultural and environmental dimensions of WAHHI’s mission. All applications will be reviewed by the WAHHI Charitable Fund Committee and awards will be submitted to the WAHHI Council for approval. Awards will be presented to approved Charities no later than May, 2019.
What can you do to support the Fund?
Make a one time or recurring donation by following This Link to the donation page at The Community Foundation of the Lowcountry website. Choose “Women’s Association of Hilton Head Island” from the dropdown menu at the bottom of the page.
Or, you may make a donation at a WAHHI Luncheon. 2019 Luncheons are scheduled for September 24, December 19, February 21 and April 26 of the WAHHI year.
If your organization is a registered 501(c)(3) and would like to apply for a grant from WAHHI Charitable fund, please Click Here to download application. Deadline for Grant Applications is February 28, 2019.