Steve Kay, 2020 Rainey Award Recipient

Foothills Community Foundation honors Steve Kay as the 2020 recipient of the Robert M. Rainey Philanthropy Award. Steve Kay grew up in rural Anderson County in a farming, textile family. Working on the farm and later at Riverside Abney Mill, he learned early about hard work and earning his own way. On his 18th birthday…

Foundation Earns Four Star Rating From Charity Navigator

  Foothills Community Foundation’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the third consecutive year that the Foundation has earned this top distinction. Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations…

It’s Sunflower Season!

Mark your calendars for these two weekends!  June 26 and 27; July 3 and 4 Sol Flowers is a nonprofit sunflower farm located in Anderson, SC founded on the concept of giving back to the Anderson-Pickens-Oconee community. Each Spring since 2016, 10 acres of sunflowers are planted, grown, and harvested so that visitors can come…