Foundation Projects

Young boy in swim goggles smiling at cameraGenesis Project

The Genesis Project was established after the tragic drowning of a 13 year-old boy in Hollywood, SC named Genesis Holmes. It aims to raise funds to offer aquatic safety programs in the Johns Island, Awendaw/McClellanville, and Ravenel/Hollywood areas to reduce the number of drownings in Charleston County. Learn more about the Genesis Project...

Young boy looking through a chain link fence on to a baseball fieldPass It Forward

The Pass It Forward project was adopted to provide opportunities for all members of our community who encounter barriers to access our park facilities, programs, and services. Learn more about the Pass it Forward Project...


Small white wood Houses of the enslaved at McLeod Plantation Historic SiteMcLeod Plantation Historic Site Project

The McLeod Plantation Historic Site Project supports the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission's cultural and historical research, preservation, interpretation, and education for diverse audiences with an emphasis on underrepresented histories at this site and throughout Charleston County Parks. Donate today...


Young girl on a skateboard being taught to skate by a SK8 Charleston staff memberSK8 Forward

SK8 Forward introduces the sport of skateboarding to youth who may not have the opportunity to experience the sport due to financial limitations. The program is designed to offer free field trips and admission to SK8 Charleston skate park, instruction, safety awareness, and use of equipment while at the park. Donate today...


Pine trees and a bench overlooking a lakeMemorial Reforestation Program

The Memorial Reforestation Program allows an individual to contribute towards the ongoing reforestation of the Charleston County Parks. You may honor the birth of a child or express sympathy upon the death of friends or relatives. For each memorial contribution, a card representing the occasion is mailed to notify the recipient family of the gift. Plantings are not designated with signage or plaques. Donate today...


Donations to the Charleston County Parks Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our Federal ID is 57-0913949.