In 2009, the Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees created The Reserve at Lake Keowee Charitable Foundation, a 501(c) 3 organization, to further enhance the mission of the Community Foundation and to provide an additional source of funding.
EIN No. 26-4539213
The Charitable Foundation accepts tax deductible donations, and has raised over $1,467,150 to-date to supplement the outreach component of the Community Foundation’s mission. In 2021, $256,000 in net funds were distributed to 15 local charities. Also, since 2018 over $60,000 has been distributed as education scholarship grants. The fundraising is done primarily through the Annual Charity Golf Classic tournament, other fundraising events and individual/corporate contributions. The Foundation also offers community events that support Arts, Education, and Environment, these events are separate from our fundraising events.