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Crunch time in competition for All-America City

It was twenty years ago that Hartsville, South Carolina was named an All-America City in the National Civic League competition.  It was 20 years ago after some devastating things that happened...

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Byerly Foundation Chair’s Welcome to Website

Note from the Chair, Brianna Douglas A couple of years ago I was able to represent the Foundation at the dedication of a section of Byerly Park called Garrison’s Place. I remember the tears I...

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Roles The Byerly Foundation Plays in Hartsville

The major role the foundation has set for itself in Hartsville is that of a catalyst. The Foundation has some funds to provide to organizations who are working to make strong, positive changes in the...

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The Byerly Foundation Today

The Byerly Foundation in 2016 Today, the core investment of the Foundation is approximately $20 million, a number that will change depending on the daily stock market. The Board of the foundation...

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The Byerly Foundation – Major Gift to Hartsville

Present & Past Trustees occasionally meet to discuss state of the Foundation The Byerly Foundation was major gift to the Hartsville Community A much-asked question especially from newcomers...

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Impact and Outcome Importance in Grant Process

The Byerly Foundation Board has recently spent time having strategic conversations within the board to determine if our grant processes are as good as they can be. We know that our grantees have been...

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Community Building Takes Leadership

And Leadership Is Not Always Easy Building community is an undertaking that is constantly scrutinized by people who are willing to move from their comfort zone to spheres of leadership. Community...

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Fundraiser Provokes New Thinking for Non-Profit Industry

I have recently finished a thought-provoking book on philanthropy. Jimmy LaRose wrote this book to encapsulate the advice he has been giving his clients for a number of years. It is advice that does...

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