Coastal Community Foundation is now accepting donations to The Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Fund, established with the Grand Bahama Port Authority, to support recovery efforts after Hurricane Dorian devastated the island.
Hurricane Dorian is the most powerful storm on record to ever hit the Bahamas, and Grand Bahama was among the hardest-hit locations. While the full scope of the damage remains unclear, the deputy prime minister has said the cost to rebuild the islands could cost billions of dollars. Support at this time is critical for urgent relief efforts.
Individuals, businesses, and other donors who wish to financially support the relief efforts may donate online by visiting https://coastalcommunityfoundation.org/grand-bahama-disaster-relief-fund. Learn more about the relief fund at https://gbdisasterrelief.org. This website provides contribution information for the Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Fund at Coastal Community Foundation and will also be updated with local resource information.
Coastal Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization that works with individuals, families and organizations to make a lasting impact on coastal communities in South Carolina through permanent, endowed funds for charitable giving. The Foundation was established in 1974 by members of the Rotary Club of Charleston with a $9,000 grant. Today, the Foundation administers more than 700 charitable funds, manages more than $280 million in assets, and awards about $13 million in grants annually. Its service area includes Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry and Jasper counties. To learn more, visit coastalcommunityfoundation.org or call (843) 723-3635.
Grand Bahama Port Authority is responsible for nurturing and regulating all commercial and residential development within the ‘Port Area’ of Grand Bahama. Founded more than 50 years ago, the Mission of GBPA is to better the lives of the Grand Bahama Community, and by extension, The Bahamas, through the unique features offered by the island. For more information, visit gbpa.com
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