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Donors are the core of the Foundation.  Click here to learn how to make your charitable wishes a reality. The Foundation only makes grants to 501C3 charities. We do not make grants to individuals. 

Recent News & Updates

  • Foundation Awards Scholarships to Local Students Foundation Awards Scholarships to Local Students The Richland County Foundation recently awarded $708,300 in scholarships to Richland County students. Scholarships are awarded based on a student’s financial need and grade point average. View more
  • Foundation Grants Close to $7.3M in 2021 Foundation Grants Close to $7.3M in 2021 During the Richland County Foundation annual meeting recently held President Brady Groves reported the Foundation granted $7,299,660 in 2021. View more
  • Friends for Life Friends for Life Jeff Ellington was a generous man who befriended everyone he met. So when Jeff died in 2020 after a lengthy battle with kidney cancer, a group of his friends decided to memorialize him by establishing the Jeff Ellington Legacy Fund through the Richland County Foundation View more