Healthy Start: This back to school bash provides activities for the entire family to encourage exercising the mind, body, and spirit through reading, healthy eating, physical activity, and child safety.
Community Enrichment Grant Program: In January, the JLC awarded our first Community Enrichment Grants to local organizations totaling $160,000, in addition to our on-going annual community projects.
Community Programs: During the 2013-2014 League year, JLC members gave 47,469 hours of volunteer service to the Midlands community, which values at approximately $1,005,863.
JLC Legislative Day: Our Public Affairs Team held the JLC's first "State House Day" this past spring where they presented information about our organization to the SC General Assembly Women's Caucus.
Community Partners: Last year, the JLC partnered with nine Richland School District One schools and twenty diverse nonprofit organizations and social service agencies throughout the Midlands.
Each year, the JLC assists local non-profit organizations on small, Done in a Day projects through hands-on volunteer work.
The Junior League of Columbia, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
The Junior League of Columbia's Corporate Sponsors' financial support allows us to directly serve those in need in our community. We are truly grateful for their continued generosity and would like to give a special thanks to our League Leaders:
Junior League women make things happen—they form strategic partnerships, create innovative programs, and raise funds for important community initiatives. They are able to do this because of the skills and experience they obtain through membership.
Click here to learn more about membership with the Junior League of Columbia.
Community Assistance Funds. Each year, the JLC designates a portion of its budget to help address the short-term critical needs of not-for-profit organizations. For more information, see the Community Assistance Funds Application.
Community Enrichment Grant Program. Organizations with projects that are related to the JLC's mission and focus area are encouraged to apply for a grant of $5,000 or more. For more information, see the Community Enrichment Grant Program RFP.