About the CCCF

The Carnes Crossroads Community Fund (CCCF) is a community-led initiative that identifies opportunities and distributes resources for agencies supporting its surrounding neighbors. It is a private 501 (C ) 4 that is financially supported by community enhancement fees from sales of existing Carnes Crossroads homes, commercial properties and from interest collected from escrow accounts.

Individuals and businesses who wish to support the Fund may contribute to the Carnes Crossroads Community Foundation, a 501 (C ) 3 that provides additional financial support for the Fund.

An all-volunteer Board of Directors oversees the Community Fund’s strict application, review and allocation process.

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2017 Grants

Throughout 2017, the Carnes Crossroads Community Fund awarded 4 grants to area nonprofits totaling $2,500. The Carnes Crossroads Community Fund 2017 Grant Recipients include:

Magdalene House of Charleston
The Magdalene House is a nonprofit recovery home for women dealing with addiction. Their mission is to provide women with the opportunity to recover in a safe environment while also providing them with encouragement and support along their journey. The Magdalene house was founded in Nashville, TN in August of 1997 and now has two locations in the greater Charleston area.

Young Life
YoungLife is an international outreach ministry created for middle and high school students. YoungLife’s mission is to assist younger generations in growing their faith. The vision for YoungLife started in the early 1930s in Texas, and it is now a national organization with branches located all over the world.

Junior Achievement
Junior Achievements strives to help students realize the importance of the education they are receiving today and how it will help them attain a brighter future. Volunteers work with kids to help them understand all of the options available to them.

Callen-Lacey Center for Children
Calleen-Lacey Center for Children is a residential shelter for children in Berkeley County. The center first opened its doors in Moncks Corner in 1998. Since its opening, the Callen-Lacey Center has been home to over 1,000 children from newborns to 17 years of age. The center is open 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year to the public.

If you wish to nominate a non-profit organization to be considered as a recipient of the Carnes Crossroads Community Fund, please email Lisa Avant at lisa.avant@carnespoa.org.