Apply for a grant

Grant Schedule

Grants are awarded one (1) time a year in December.  

Original signed applications must be received by the  foundation no later than the last business day of September by 5:00pm.

Funding Guidelines

Grant applicants must be operational as 501c3 non-profit agency/organization for at least one (1) year from date of application and must be located in Beaufort and Jasper Counties of South Carolina.   Caring Coins Foundation does not accept applications from (1) religious organizations including churches, church schools or church programs, (2) schools including public, private or religious entities, as they are funded through a tax base or with donor support (3) organizations that award grants to schools, individuals, agencies or organization programs, etc. The fund will not award grants for rent, operating expenses, vehicle maintenance, repair, salaries, studies, computers, laptops, computer programs, festivals / art based programs, or consultant fees. 

How to apply

1. Download the PDF formatted application.

2. Once the PDF is open, print and complete the entire application. Additional information may be attached to application.

3. Applications must be signed originals to include all required paperwork and mailed to:


Hargray Caring Coins Foundation
c/o Patti Di Silvestre
PO Box 5986
Hilton Head Island, SC 29938


Alzheimer Respite & Resource 

American Red Cross 

Bluffton Historical Preservation Society 

Bluffton Self Help Boys & Girls Club - Bluffton, Hilton Head and Jasper County 


Children’s Center 

Children Relief Fund 

Coastal Discovery Museum 

Deep Well 

Friends of Caroline Hospice - Beaufort 

Habitat for Humanity Hilton Head 

Humane Association 

Heritage Foundation Library 

Heroes on Horseback 

HH Symphony Orchestra 

Hopeful Horizons (Hope Haven of the LowCountry) 

Hospice Care of the LowCountry 

Island Recreation Association 

Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry 

LowCountry Legal Aid 

Main Street Youth Theatre 

Meals on Wheels 


Operation R & R 

Programs for Exceptional People 

Pregnancy Center & Clinic 

Second Helpings 

Special Olympics 

Treat the Troops 

Volunteers in Medicine