November 2016: Advancing Opportunity for South Carolinians

On November 2nd, the EITC Funders Network co-hosted a funder conversation in Columbia, SC on two-generation approaches to creating opportunity for South Carolina’s families and children together with the Greenville Partnership for Philanthropy, the South Carolina Grantmakers Network, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, and the United Way Association of South Carolina. See…

September 2016: Savings, the EITC, and Financial Coaching, A Funder-to-Funder Conversation

The EITC Funders Network and the Asset Funders Network co-hosted a unique funders-only opportunity to explore the intentional linkages between savings, the EITC, and financial coaching on Thursday, September 29th at the 2016 Assets Learning Conference (ALC) in Washington, DC. Household savings, especially flexible assets, can play a key role in creating economic stability, opportunity, and even…

September 2016 Newsletter Interview: Tom Keith, President of Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina

Tell us about your economic opportunity funding portfolio. The mission of the Sisters of Charity Foundation is to address the needs of the poor and underserved statewide – in all 46 South Carolina counties – and to strategically use resources to reduce poverty through action, advocacy, and leadership. South Carolina has one of the highest poverty…