Financials

SCELP, as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is almost entirely funded by generous contributions of individuals, private foundations and other grant-making organizations. Every December, we publish the full list of the year's donors in our printed Winter Newsletter, but over the last several years we have received "foundational" support from the following institutions:

  • Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
  • The Coastal Community Foundation (CCF)
  • Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation
  • The Beaufort Fund of the CCF
  • The Johanna Foundation
  • Jolley Foundation
  • The Graham Foundation
  • Spaulding Paolozzi Foundation
  • South Carolina Bar Foundation
  • The Butler Conservation Fund

Protecting South Carolina's Natural Environment for Over 30 Years

This requires a lot of resources and our success would not have been possible without the partnership and loyal support of many outstanding families and individuals, including:

  1. Robert and Jane Avinger Fund of the Foundation for the Carolinas
  2. The Bakker Family Fund of the CCF
  3. Frank & Ranlet Bell
  4. The Henry M. Blackmer Foundation
  5. The Bridging Peace Fund of the Tides Foundation
  6. Frances Close/The Springs Close Foundation
  7. Richard & Barbara Cross
  8. John Mark & Robin Dean
  9. Harry Dalton
  10. Jon & Margaret Fabri
  11. Paul & Carmela Haklisch
  12. Richard & Jamie Harpootlian
  13. Harriet & Herbert Keyserling Endowment of CCF
  14. Robert L. Huffines, Jr. Foundation
  15. Charles & Virginia Lane
  16. Justin Lucey
  17. Jerry & Tammy McGee
  18. Dennis and Fran Nolan
  19. Michael & Virginia Prevost
  20. Robert Schofield, III
  21. Fred Stanback Fund of the Foundation for the Carolinas
  22. Greg & Laura VanDerwerker
  23. Dean Moss & Wendy Zara

Since 2019 our financials are independently audited and you can read and download our audited financials below, along with our most recent Form 990s.

In the above chart from GuideStar.com, contributions are in light green, program revenue in dark green.

Functional Expense Allocations based on 990 Forms.

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