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  • A Chance Through Literacy Children and Families, Education

    A Chance Through Literacy aims to create a more socially just and equitable world by providing access to quality education, supporting the acquisition and use of culturally relevant resources, and creating spaces for literacy to flourish for women and children in war-torn and poverty-stricken areas.

  • AAUW of South Carolina Education, Women's Rights
    Statewide, Richland

    AAUW’s mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research and speaks to women’s needs, aspirations, and concerns across the life span.

  • Able South Carolina Disabilities
    Abbeville, Anderson, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chester, Clarendon, Fairfield, Greenville, Greenwood, Kershaw, Laurens, Lee, Lexington, Newberry, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Saluda, Spartanburg, Sumter, Union, York

    Able SC is a Center for Independent Living (CIL) built on the central concept of self-empowerment. It’s a consumer-controlled, community-based, cross disability nonprofit that provides an array of independent living services.

  • Acercamiento Hispano de Carolina del Sur – SC Hispanic Outreach Education, Healthcare, Immigration

    As the oldest Latino organization in the state, SC Hispanic Outreach has served as permanent advocates for the Latino Community and continues to maintain as its general objective the construction of relationships and understanding among the Latino Community, the government, other organizations, industry and business.

  • ACLU of South Carolina Civil Rights, Immigration, Women's Rights


  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation Disabilities, Healthcare, LGBTQ

    AHF Healthcare Centers have been providing expert medical care to people living with HIV/AIDS for the past 25 years.

  • Alzheimer’s Association – South Carolina Chapter Disabilities, Education, Healthcare

    To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

  • AMIKids South Carolina Criminal Justice Reform, Education, Poverty
    Georgetown, Laurens, Marlboro

    AMIkids is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping youth develop into responsible and productive citizens. AMIkids’ mission is to protect public safety and positively impact as many youth as possible through the efforts of a diverse and innovative staff. AMIkids works in partnership with youth agencies, local communities and families.

  • Animal Protection League of South Carolina Animals

    Our goal is to provide a safe haven for the community’s abused and abandoned dogs and cats and place them in permanent loving homes.

  • Animal Rescue Carolina, Inc. Animals
    Lexington, Richland

    Our mission is to rescue animals from dire situations and provide them with necessary medical care so that they may be adopted into loving homes.

  • Autism Academy of South Carolina Children and Families, Disabilities, Education, Healthcare

    The Autism Academy of South Carolina (AASC) is a not-for-profit organization offering individualized Applied Behavior Analysis therapy (ABA) to clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder. AASC strives to help students with autism acquire the skills necessary to become fully capable members of their communities, ultimately able to prosper without the need for the intensive intervention AASC provides.

  • Babcock Center Disabilities, Education
    Lexington, Richland

    Babcock Center is a private, non-profit organization that provides loving homes with caring and dedicated staff, vocational training and work opportunities for over 800 people with life-long disabilities.

  • Beginnings SC Children and Families, Disabilities, Education

    To provide emotional, informational, and technical support to parents with children who are deaf or hard of hearing, parents who are deaf and hard of hearing, and the professionals with whom they work so that all of their children develop commensurate with their SC peers.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia SC Children and Families, Education
    Lexington, Richland

    The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

  • Carolina Women for Change & Empowerment Children and Families, Education, Women's Rights

    The purpose of this nonprofit organization is to become a solid, long-term, community development and outreach organization while developing local women into a team of experienced volunteers, knowledgeable philanthropists, and community activists.

  • Catch the Vision International Children and Families, Education, Other, Poverty

    Our mission is to raise funds to support community development projects and Christian training initiatives in developing countries throughout the world.

  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Charleston, Inc. Children and Families, Education, Healthcare, Immigration, Poverty
    Beaufort, Charleston, Greenville, Horry, Lexington, Richland

    Commanded by the Holy Gospel mandates to love, to serve, and to teach, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Charleston provides care and services to South Carolinians in need.

  • Center for Women Education, Other, Women's Rights

    We educate and advocate so that women in South Carolina have economic success and are leaders in their professional, community and personal lives.

  • Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity Housing and Homelessness
    Lexington, Richland

    Seeking to put God’s love into action, Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.

  • Charleston Birth Place Children and Families, Education, Healthcare

    Charleston Birth Place will provide women with obstetrical, family planning, gynecology and primary care in a supportive environment which values privacy, shared decision-making, education, family involvement and respect for the normalcy of pregnancy and birth.

  • Children’s Trust of South Carolina Children and Families

    Strengthen and support public and private prevention efforts that keep South Carolina’s children safe.

  • Choose Well Education, Healthcare

    Choose Well aims to reduce South Carolina’s rate of unintended pregnancy by ensuring that all South Carolinians have the power to make educated and intentional decisions about if, when, and how they choose to start a family.

  • Christian Assistance Bridge Housing and Homelessness
    Lexington, Richland

    CAB offers emergency assistance, such as utilities, rent, food, medication, transportation and traveler’s aid, to residents in Blythewood and surrounding communities.

  • City Year Columbia Children and Families, Education

    Students who drop out earn roughly $1 million less than high school graduates and out-of-work youths. City Year uses near-peer mentors in Columbia’s most under-served schools to address specific areas that lead to students dropping out, City Year helps close the gap, between what students need to succeed and what schools are designed to provide.

  • Columbia Children’s Theater Arts, Children and Families
    Lexington, Richland

    We are dedicated to providing programming that enriches the lives of audiences with the wonders and magic of live theatre which speaks across cultural, ethnic and generational boundaries and gives children memories that will last long after the curtain falls.

  • Columbia Urban League Children and Families, Civil Rights, Education, Healthcare

    The mission of the Urban League movement is to enable African- American and other underserved communities to secure self-reliance, primarily in education, employment , and economic development.

  • Congaree Riverkeeper Education, Environment

    We work to protect and improve water quality, wildlife habitat, and recreation on the Congaree, Lower Saluda and Lower Broad Rivers through advocacy, education and enforcement of environmental laws.

  • Conservation Voters of South Carolina Environment, Voting

    The mission of Conservation Voters of South Carolina is to make conservation and environmental issues a top priority among South Carolina’s elected leaders, political candidates, and voters.

  • Conservation Voters of South Carolina Environment

    Conservation Voters of South Carolina fights for our air, water, land, and energy through political action. We are bipartisan, pragmatic and effective. CVSC is protecting the South Carolina you love.

  • Eau Claire Cooperative Health Center Healthcare
    Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland

    Eau Claire Cooperative Health Center is a nonprofit, community health center that offers primary health care services to families of the Midlands of South Carolina.

  • Edisto Habitat for Humanity Housing and Homelessness

    We are dedicated to eliminating substandard housing and homelessness in the Orangeburg area, and to making adequate, affordable shelter a matter of conscience and action.

  • End Child Hunger SC Children and Families, Education, Poverty
    Lexington, Newberry, Richland

    End Child Hunger SC is a coalition of agencies and individuals working together to increase awareness, cooperation and advocacy for the issue of child hunger in our community.

  • Epworth Children’s Home Children and Families, Education, Housing and Homelessness

    Epworth Children’s Home provides group residential care for children and youth from all of South Carolina.

  • F.I.D.O. Dog Rescue Animals
    Lexington, Richland

    Since 1974, we have been dedicated to relocating dogs into foster care or permanent homes.

  • Family Connection South Carolina Children and Families, Disabilities, Education, Healthcare

    Family Connection of South Carolina is a statewide nonprofit that provides resources, support and education to parents who have children with disabilities, special healthcare needs and chronic illnesses.

  • Family Shelter Children and Families, Education, Housing and Homelessness

    The mission of the Family Shelter is to provide emergency shelter in a stable living environment to homeless children and their parents and help our residents build life skills needed to regain independence.

  • Fostering Foster Animal Rescue Animals

    The mission and vision for Fostering Foster Animal Rescue (FFAR) is to save dogs of all sizes and all breeds by partnering with other humane, no kill rescues, animal leagues, foundations and shelters to ensure that they are placed into loving, forever homes.

  • Galilee Institute for Human Development, Inc. Education, Healthcare, Other

    It is our goal to bring solidarity to students by serving all social, cultural, and economic statuses by bridging the gap and creating an open dialogue that will empower students and invite positive change.

  • Gamecocks Battle Kids Cancer Children and Families, Healthcare

    Funding innovative research and treatments to find cures for all childhood cancers in our lifetime.

  • Gills Creek Watershed Association Education, Environment

    The Gills Creek Watershed Association is dedicated to restoring the watershed through education, grass roots action, public and private partnerships, remediation projects, and controlled development.

  • Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mountains to Midlands Children and Families, Education, Other
    Abbeville, Aiken, Anderson, Cherokee, Chester, Edgefield, Fairfield, Greenville, Greenwood, Kershaw, Lancaster, Laurens, Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Oconee, Pickens, Richland, Spartanburg, Sumter, Union

    Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mountains to Midlands serves 12,300 girls and 5,200 adults in 22 counties of central and western South Carolina. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

  • Girls on the Run Children and Families, Education, Women's Rights
    Kershaw, Lexington, Richland, Sumter

    Girls on the Run is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.

  • Girls Rock – Columbia Children and Families, Education, Women's Rights
    Richland, Lexington

    Girls Rock Columbia fosters a community of girls and trans* youth, ages 8-17, through music, performance, and various workshops. It cultivates self-confidence, challenges gender stereotypes, promotes positive female relationships, creativity, and leadership.

  • Girls Rock Columbia Arts, Children and Families, Education, LGBTQ, Women's Rights
    Lexington, Richland

    Girls Rock Columbia is a music and mentoring program for girls and trans and gender nonconforming youth, ages 8-17, in Columbia, SC!

  • Greyhound Lifesavers Inc. Animals

    Greyhound Lifesavers Inc. is dedicated to finding homes for retired racing greyhounds.

  • Harvest Hope Food Bank Children and Families, Education, Other, Poverty
    Florence, Greenville, Lexington, Richland

    The mission of Harvest Hope Food Bank is to provide for the needs of hungry people by gathering and sharing quality food with dignity, compassion and education.

  • Historic Columbia Education, Other

    Historic Columbia supports and protects the historical and cultural heritage of Columbia and Richland County through advocacy, education and preservation.

  • Home Works of America Disabilities, Housing and Homelessness

    Home Works is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to repairing the homes of the elderly and disabled, with the hands and hearts of hundreds of volunteers.

  • Homeward Bound Pet Rescue Animals
    Lexington, Richland

    Our mission is to make a difference in our community by rescuing stray, homeless and abandoned animals, primarily dogs, from high-kill shelters and owners who can no longer provide care for them.

  • Education, Environment
    Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Marion, Marlboro, Williamsburg

    The mission of the Pee Dee Land Trust is to conserve, and to promote an appreciation of, the significant natural, agricultural, and historical resources of the Pee Dee Region of South Carolina.

  • Humane Society of South Carolina Animals, Education
    Lexington, Richland

    The mission of The Humane Society is to end animal cruelty, neglect and overpopulation.

  • Junior Achievement Children and Families, Education
    Abbeville, Allendale, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Fairfield, Florence, Greenwood, Kershaw, Lancaster, Laurens, Lee, Lexington, Marion, McCormick, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda, Sumter, Williamsburg

    Junior Achievement empowers young people to own their economic success. Our volunteer-delivered, K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire kids to dream big and reach their potential.

  • Justice 360 Criminal Justice Reform

    Justice 360 is a South Carolina non-profit organization working to reform policies and practices in capital proceedings.

  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Healthcare

    Our mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications.

  • Katrina’s Kids Children and Families, Education, Poverty

    The Mission of Katrina’s Kids is to provide resources for foster children and children living in group homes to have the opportunity to take part in activities that build confidence, strengthen character and teach valuable social and communication skills.

  • Keep the Midlands Beautiful Education, Environment
    Lexington, Richland

    Established in 1989 to serve Richland and Lexington Counties, the mission of Keep the Midlands Beautiful is to engage, inspire and educate the Midlands to invest in our community through litter prevention, recycling and beautification.

  • Killingsworth Domestic Violence, Education, Housing and Homelessness

    Killingsworth is a unique community residence for women who are emerging from crisis situations.

  • Latino Communications Community Development Corporation Children and Families, Education, Housing and Homelessness, Immigration
    Kershaw, Lexington, Newberry, Richland, Saluda

    Our mission is to help low-moderate income families achieve financial stability and independence through financial literacy education, job training and home-ownership workshops. We also seek to strengthen families and the greater community through arts and cultural, family-friendly events, at-risk youth intervention programs and faith-based outreach activities.


    The LWVSC is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

  • Lexington Interfaith Community Services Children and Families, Housing and Homelessness, Poverty

    Lexington Interfaith Community Services (LICS) is a local social services ministry, serving families and individuals struggling to meet their basic needs of food, clothing, and shelter in Lexington County, SC.

  • Lighthouse for Life Education, Women's Rights

    Lighthouse for Life is here to teach the people of South Carolina about the realities of the current plague of human trafficking, not just globally or nationally, but right here in their own communities.

  • Make-A-Wish South Carolina Children and Families

    Make-A-Wish South Carolina grants the wishes of children ages 2 1/2 to 18 with life-threatening medical conditions.

  • March of Dimes South Carolina Children and Families, Education, Healthcare

    The March of Dimes Mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality through research, community services, education and advocacy to save babies’ lives.

  • Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. Disabilities, Healthcare, Housing and Homelessness
    Lexington, Richland

    Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. (MIRCI) assists individuals with mental illness to recover in the areas of their lives impacted by their illness through housing, behavioral healthcare, and assistance with obtaining and managing their disability income.

  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving South Carolina Education

    Mothers Against Drunk Driving is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking.

  • My Amigos Bilingual Education Center Children and Families, Education
    Lexington, Richland

    My Amigos Bilingual Education Center will serve the community by preparing children to be leaders who are equipped to compete in today’s diverse society and global economy and who are confident in their ability to make a positive impact on the world.

  • National Association of Social Workers, SC Chapter Education, Healthcare

    The National Association of Social Workers, South Carolina Chapter, is a membership organization of professional social workers. NASW-South Carolina helps shape legislation that affects the health, welfare and education of all people.

  • Newberry County Literacy Council Education

    The Mission of the Newberry County Literacy Council is to provide a literacy program which will enable adults to Read, Write, and speak English as well as to compute and solve problems at levels of proficiency necessary to function on the job and in society, while reaching individual goals.

  • Orangeburg Area Boys and Girls Club Children and Families, Education

    Our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

  • Orangeburg Calhoun Free Medical Clinic Education, Healthcare
    Calhoun, Orangeburg

    Our mission is to understand and serve the health and wellness needs of the medically uninsured that live in Orangeburg and Calhoun Counties.

  • Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services Animals, Disabilities, Healthcare
    Lexington, Richland

    PAALS overall goal is to train assistance animals to help individuals with disabilities other than blindness or deafness.

  • Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter Children and Families, Education, Housing and Homelessness
    Lexington, Richland

    To provide a safe and nurturing environment for abused and neglected children and unaccompanied teens, offering them a broad range of services concentrating on well-being, personal healing and development.

  • Pawmetto Lifeline Animals
    Lexington, Richland

    Our long term mission is to turn the Midlands into a No-Kill Community, meaning no healthy, adoptable pet will be euthanized simply because it is homeless.

  • Pawsitive Direction of Sumter Animals, Education

    Our organization provides spay and neuter assistance, we rescue animals in need, and we also run Pawsitive Pantry (pet food pantry).

  • PETSinc Animals
    Lexington, Richland
    The mission of PETSinc is to assist the public with rescue, shelter, spay/neuter, low-cost vet care, adoption/rehoming, training/rehabbing unwanted, abandoned, abused, or found animals through addressing each animals’ physical and emotional needs and providing medical, nutritional, and rehabilitation services to ensure successful life-long adoptions and to educate the public about the causes and solutions to the dramatic plight of hundreds of thousands of dogs and cats in the United States.
  • Protection & Advocacy For People With Disabilities, Inc. Civil Rights, Disabilities

    Since 1977, Protection & Advocacy has been an independent, statewide, non-profit corporation protecting and advancing the legal rights of people with disabilities.

  • Reach Out And Read Carolinas Children and Families, Education

    Reach Out and Read prepares America’s youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together.

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities Children and Families, Healthcare
    Lexington, Richland

    The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well being of children.

  • SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center Domestic Violence, Education, Healthcare, Housing and Homelessness, Immigration

    South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center is a forceful and respected advocate for low-income South Carolinians on issues such as housing, education, hunger, public benefits, domestic violence, immigration, health care and consumer issues.

  • SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancies Children and Families, Healthcare

    Our mission is to improve the health and economic well being of individuals, communities, and the state of South Carolina by preventing teen pregnancy.

  • SC Equality Children and Families, Civil Rights, LGBTQ

    Working to advance civil and human rights for GLBT South Carolinians and their families.

  • SC HIV/AIDS Council Education, Healthcare, LGBTQ

    Reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS in South Carolina through prevention, educaiton and advocacy, improving the quality of life for those impacted and mobilizecommunities across the state to better deal with the issues surrounding HIV/AIDS.

  • SC Immigrant Victim Coalition Civil Rights, Immigration

    To provide individuals who have experienced pain and devastation with the feeling of hope and empowerment. We educate South Carolinians on victims’ rights and resources that achieve justice and peace of mind.

  • SC Provide Healthcare, Women's Rights

    Provide works in partnership with health and social service providers and agencies to build a health system that, in a climate of diminishing access, is equipped to respond to women’s health care needs around abortion.

  • SC United with Immigrants Children and Families, Education, Immigration

    PASOs helps the Latino community and service providers work together for strong and healthy families. We do this through education, support, and grassroots leadership development.

  • SCCADVASA Children and Families, Domestic Violence

    SCCADVASA is the statewide coalition of organizations providing intervention services to victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and Primary Prevention programs to students and communities across the state.

  • Senior Resources Disabilities, Healthcare
    Lexington, Richland

    Senior Resources coordinates services, provides resources and encourages the personal choices that allow Midland’s area senior citizens to remain independent.

  • Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands Domestic Violence, Healthcare, Women's Rights
    Barnwell, Lexington, Richland

    Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands is one of 14 rape crisis centers in South Carolina, STSM advocates for and supports survivors of sexual assault and abuse in Richland, Lexington, Newberry, Clarendon and Sumter counties and educates the community to identify and prevent sexual violence.

  • Sierra Club – South Carolina Chapter Education, Environment

    We work to protect our communities by advocating for our rivers, our lands, clean air and showing people the beautiful places that make our state a great place to live.

  • Sistercare Children and Families, Domestic Violence, Housing and Homelessness
    Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Newberry, Richland

    Sistercare’s mission is to provide shelter and support services and to advocate for domestic violence survivors and their children, and to promote prevention of domestic violence through community awareness and training.

  • Sowing Seeds Into the Midlands Children and Families, Criminal Justice Reform, Education
    Fairfield, Lexington, Richland

    Works to fill a void in the criminal justice system for at-risk youth exhibiting problem behavior through mentoring, counseling, life skills development training, tutoring, and GED Prep. We equip these youth with the skills necessary to improve their outlook and avoid further delinquency.

  • St. Lawrence Place Education, Housing and Homelessness

    St. Lawrence Place provides support services, life skills, and transitional housing to enable homeless families with children to achieve independent living as productive members of the community.

  • Stepping Stones Ministry Education, Healthcare, Housing and Homelessness

    Stepping Stones assists men and women in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction by providing sober living homes once they complete treatment programs or detox centers.

  • The Animal Protection League of SC Animals
    Lexington, Richland

    Founded in 1982 as the Midland’s first no-kill rescue shelter, The Animal Protection League of SC provides a safe haven for homeless dogs and cats until they can be placed in permanent, loving homes.

  • The Cooperative Ministry Housing and Homelessness, Poverty
    Lexington, Richland

    To increase the economic self-sufficiency of people experiencing poverty in the Midlands through crisis assistance and sustainability programs.

  • The Harriet Hancock LGBT Center Arts, Education, LGBTQ

    The Harriet Hancock LGBT Center is a safe and inclusive home, that supports, educates, and empowers the LGBT community, our allies, and our neighbors.

  • The Lourie Center Education, Healthcare, Other
    Lexington, Richland

    The Lourie Center’s mission is to provide opportunities for adults over 50 to remain physically fit, socially engaged, intellectually stimulated and independent.

  • The National Alliance on Mental Illness in South Carolina Disabilities, Education, Healthcare

    Our mission is to improve the quality of life and treatment for the seriously mentally ill and their families in South Carolina through education, support and advocacy.

  • The RAM Foundation Children and Families, Education

    Provide enhanced educational opportunities for the students of Eau Claire and Pinehurst communities.

  • Transitions Housing and Homelessness, Poverty

    The primary goal of Transitions is to move people from homelessness to permanent housing.

  • Turning Pages Education

    Our Mission is to help adults to reach their full potential, by helping them improve their reading, writing, math, and English language skills, through customized learning plans.

  • United Way of the Midlands Children and Families, Housing and Homelessness, Other

    We unite people and resources to improve the quality of life in the Midlands.