Fundraising Dashboard – Q1 2024

Shucked & Sauced 2024

Despite a few years hiatus due to COVID, this year’s Shucked & Sauced raised nearly $30,000 in support of the Conservancy’s work in our parks. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, attendees and event partners, event income was up $15,000 from 2020.


Fundraising Efforts

  • Kick off of Spring Campaign “Greetings from your Charleston Parks Conservancy” to raise awareness of the Conservancy’s impact in your neighborhood and inspiring new people to donate to help us fulfill our mission.
  • # New corporate partnership proposals submitted: 11
  • # Grants applications submitted: 15

Grants & Corporate Support Awarded:

Thank you to the companies and corporate partners who pledged to support the Conservancy in the 1st quarter.   Your financial support allows us to continue to fulfill our mission.  If your organization’s values align with the Conservancy’s mission, please contact Emily Topham at etopham@charlestonparksconservancy.org to discuss partnership options.

  • $10,000 Promix Nutrition through BeeCause to create and install a new pollinator garden at Corrine Jones Community Garden
  • $7,500 ATAX grant, City of Charleston
  • $6,000 Community Assistance Grant, City of Charleston in support of free community programs
  • $6,000 ATI, Advanced Technology International, General Operating Support
  • $5,000 BeeCause for continued maintenance and care for the Medway Pollinator Garden
  • $5,000 Bartlett Tree Experts in support of Charleston Trees
  • $4,250 Crews Subaru – Stage Sponsor for 2024 Music in the Parks Series
  • $3,500 The Joanna Foundation in support of Art in the Parks
  • $2,500 SC Arts Commission grant in support of Art in the Parks
  • $2,500 Exchange Company in support of Summer Ice Cream Socials
  • $500 Vincent & Bullwinkel Orthodontists in support of Summer Ice Cream Socials
  • REI donation of raincoats for horticulture team
  • Google Ads Grant – up to $10,000/month of in-kind advertising

Media Highlights:

Charleston Parks Conservancy highlights 2023 achievements and unveils 2024 projects

Post & Courier: Planting the seeds of an edible food forest in West Ashley, SC’s First Free-of-Charge Grove

Charleston Parks Conservancy Welcomes New Members to its Board of Directors

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