Catalyst for Change

The Byerly Foundation has provided approximately $17 million in grants to the greater Hartsville community. Currently, the Foundation has a little more than $20 million invested and generating income. Since its founding in 1995, The Byerly Foundation has made grants under three major categories, education, economic development and quality of life.

We are proud to support those seeking to make Hartsville one of the best communities in the world to work, live and raise a family.

View examples of grants in each of our three categories:

The Byerly Foundation Blog

Nothing About Us, Without Us

“Nothing About Us Without Us.” Community development, community growth, community enrichment is not something that just happens. Healthy, vital, growing communities need constant care, constant...


The Byerly Foundation is active in the Pandemic

Rolling Grant Cycle The Byerly Foundation Board voted at the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic to open grant making on a month by month basis instead of having a single grant cycle. As a result,...


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