Patrick Family Foundation

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The Patrick Family Foundation makes grants to qualified 501(c)3 organizations specializing in the Arts, Healthcare, Higher Education, Social Services, and Conservation.

Annual application deadlines

April 30 and October 31

Program areas

Arts, culture, and humanities
Environment, animals
Human services

States served

South Carolina

Geographic limitations

South Carolina

Types of support

Operations, programs, endowments, capital needs

Population served

Arts community, underserved populations, higher learning institutions, conservation groups


  • To be eligible, applicants must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • All grant funds must be expended for charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes. None of the funds may be used for any political campaign or for any political activities.
  • Grant funds, as well as any interest earned thereon, are to be spent only in accordance with the submitted proposal.

Annual application period and deadlines

The Foundation Board meets semi-annually in the Spring and before year end. Applications are accepted year round, but are due by April 30th for consideration at the Spring meeting and by October 31st for consideration at the year end meeting.


Applicants will receive an email confirming their submission.  Grant decisions are generally communicated within one to two months of the Foundation's meeting for applications received by the deadline.

About the Foundation

The Patrick Family Foundation was incorporated in 2005 to serve the philanthropic mission of the family. They make grants to qualified 501(c)3 organizations in the areas of the arts, healthcare, higher education, social services and conservation, primarily in the Lowcountry region of SC.