2013-14 Abney and Associates Foundation Scholarship Recipients

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We are pleased to announce the 568 students awarded Abney Scholarships for 2013-14. Congratulations!

Anderson College
Abigail Boltin, Anderson, SC
Amanda Hanley, Anderson, SC
Amanda Thomas, Taylors, SC
Amaris Garcia, Seneca, SC
Amber Schultz, Greenville, SC

Benedict College
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The Citadel
Taylor R. Addison, Mount Pleasant, SC
Zachary Q. Allen, Lake View, SC
Andrew W. Allsbrook, Moncks Corner, SC
Krystal A. Brown, Hardeeville, SC
Charles T. Clark, Mount Pleasant, SC

Claflin University
Michael Allen, Simpsonville, SC
Kashayla Benenn, Williamston, SC
Tara Berry, Piedmont, SC
Ryan Black, Duncan, SC
Clayton Bryant,Jr, Duncan, SC

Claflin University continued...
Elisha Owens, Duncan, SC
Jacari Owens, Greenville, SC
Mayanna Pearson, Greenville, SC
Derrick Quarles, Greenville, SC
Charlie Simms, Greenville, SC

Clemson University
Aline Abderhalden, Central, SC
Brian Adams, Abbeville, SC
Parker Adkins, Lexington, SC
Michelle Arms, Seneca, SC
Isley Arruda, Myrtle Beach, SC

Converse College
Kayla Allen, Laurens, SC
Peyton Allen, Inman, SC
Nakhonepadit Aphaivong, Roebuck, SC
Brittany Ashley, Boiling Springs, SC
Hannah Ashley, Hodges, SC

Converse College
Kayla Allen, Laurens, SC
Peyton Allen, Inman, SC
Nakhonepadit Aphaivong, Roebuck, SC
Brittany Ashley, Boiling Springs, SC
Hannah Ashley, Hodges, SC

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Colleges and Universities at SUSIE MATHEWS ABNEY and ASSOCIATES FOUNDATION

The Abney Foundation Colleges and Universities

Higher education is the primary focus of The Abney Foundation. We are proud to have Abney Foundation Scholarship endowments at fourteen colleges and universities across the state of South Carolina. Over $27,000,000 has been awarded to 12,865 Abney Scholars, including 568 students for the academic year 2013-14. The combined endowment balances exceed $38,475,000.

The Abney Foundation makes grants to fund these endowments; however the schools administer the scholarship programs themselves. You may contact the financial aid department at the school you're interested in to see if you qualify.

Below is a list of schools that have Abney Foundation Scholarship programs:

Anderson University
The Abney Foundation Scholarship Fund
316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621
864-231-2074 or 800-542-3594
www.andersonuniversity.edu

Lander University
The Abney Scholarship Fund
Campus Box 6001
Greenwood, SC 29629
864-388-8307 or 888-4LANDER
www.lander.edu

Benedict College
The Abney Foundation Scholarship Fund
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
803-253-5000
www.benedict.edu

Medical University of South Carolina
Hollings Cancer Center
The Abney Research Scholarship Fund
171 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425-1010
www.musc.edu

The Citadel
The Abney Foundation Scholarship Fund
171 Moultrie Square
Charleston, SC 29409
843-953-5187
www.citadel.edu

Presbyterian College
The Abney Foundation Scholarship Fund
503 Broad Street
Clinton, SC 29325
864-833-2820
www.presby.edu

Claflin University
The Abney Scholars Honors Program
700 College Avenue, NE
Orangeburg, SC 29115
803-535-5331
www.claflin.edu

Tri-County Technical College
The Hayden Abney Fulp Memorial
Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 587
Pendleton, SC 29670
864-646-8361 ext. 2211
www.tctc.edu

Clemson University
The Abney Foundation Scholarship Fund
G-01 Sikes Hall
Clemson, SC 29634-05002
864-656-2280
www.clemson.edu

University of South Carolina
The Abney Foundation Scholarship Fund
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
803-777-8134
www.sc.edu

Converse College
Susie M. Abney Scholarship Fund
580 East Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006
864-596-9040 or 800-766-1125
www.converse.edu

Voorhees College
The Abney Foundation Endowed
Scholarship Fund
Voorhees Road
Denmark, SC 29042
803-793-3351 or 800-446-6250
www.voorhees.edu

Furman University
Susie M. Abney Scholarship Fund
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613
864-294-2034
www.furman.edu

Wofford College
John Pope Abney Memorial Scholarship
429 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663
864-597-4160
www.wofford.edu

SUSIE MATHEWS ABNEY and ASSOCIATES FOUNDATION Resources

The Abney Foundation Resources

To follow is a list of links you may be interested in as a non-profit:
* South Carolina Association of Non Profit Organizations (SCANPO)
* Guidestar
* TechSoup
* Foundation Center
* IRS-Tax Exempt Organizations
* Subscribe to the IRS-Tax Exempt Updates

About Us
The Abney Foundation, established in 1957 by Susie Mathews Abney, is a private foundation located in Anderson, SC.
The mission of The Abney Foundation is to aid organizations that are operated exclusively for educational, religious, charitable, scientific, and literary purposes. The highest priority is placed on higher education.
* Who We Are - Trustees, Officers & Staff
* History
* Our Founder

Frequently Asked Questions at The Abney Foundation

FAQ’s

How does an organization apply for a grant?
The grant application guidelines are available by clicking here.

Our organization has applied for, but not yet received our 501(c)(3) exemption letter. Can we still apply?
No. The IRS determination letter must be included with the proposal.

How many copies of proposals are needed?
Only one copy of the proposal is required.

How often does the board meet to review proposals?
The Board of Trustees normally meets once a year, usually in December.

What if the deadline of November 15th falls on a weekend?
If November 15th falls on a Saturday or Sunday, proposals are due in our office the preceding Friday by 4:00PM.

Does our proposal have to be postmarked by November 15th or in your office by November 15th?
Proposals must be in our office by 4:00PM on November 15th. Please allow ample time for mailing.

How will I know if you have received our letter of intent or grant proposal?
We will respond with an email or postcard within a month of receiving your correspondence.

How do we know if our grant proposal has been approved or not?
If you have notified that your grant proposal is on the list for the Board of Trustees to review, you will receive a letter after the board has met and decisions are finalized. You can expect an answer by the third week in December.

Can we make a presentation to the board?
If more information is needed about your organization’s request, we may call to arrange a visit.

How will I know if you have received our letter of intent or grant proposal?
We will respond with an email or postcard within a month of receiving your correspondence.

How do I apply for an Abney Scholarship?
You can contact the financial aid department at the school directly to see if you qualify.

What colleges/universities have Abney Scholarship programs?
You can see a list here.

About The Abney Foundation

About Us

The Abney Foundation, established in 1957 by Susie Mathews Abney, is a private foundation located in Anderson, SC.

The mission of The Abney Foundation is to aid organizations that are operated exclusively for educational, religious, charitable, scientific, and literary purposes. The highest priority is placed on higher education.

Who We Are - Trustees, Officers & Staff
The Abney Foundation is a private foundation, founded in 1957, with offices at 100 Vine Street in Anderson, South Carolina. The Foundation is governed by six trustees.

History
The Abney Foundation was originally formed in 1957 by Mrs. Susie Mathews Abney, widow of Mr. John Pope Abney, the founder of Abney Mills in Greenwood, SC. At that time, five trustees, including Mrs. Abney, were appointed to govern the trust. The principal office was located in Greenwood, SC. At her death in 1969, Mrs. Abney left a sizeable bequest to The Abney Foundation.

Our Founder
SUSIE MATHEWS ABNEY was the widow of John Pope Abney, the founder of Abney Mills. Mr. Abney died in 1942, and so Mrs. Abney survived her husband by more than 26 years. Although she preferred to remain in the background where business affairs were concerned, Mrs. Abney, following the death of her husband, nevertheless exercised a strong and benevolent influence over the subsequent development and expansion of Abney Mills from an organization of five textile mills to the large company of 15 plants it is today (at the time of printing, March 1969).

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The Abney Foundation
E-mail: info@abneyfoundation.org
100 Vine Street
Anderson, SC 29621
(864)964-9201 phone
(864)964-9201 fax

Our History

The Abney Foundation was originally formed in 1957 by Mrs. Susie Mathews Abney, widow of Mr. John Pope Abney, the founder of Abney Mills in Greenwood, SC. At that time, five trustees, including Mrs. Abney, were appointed to govern the trust. The principal office was located in Greenwood, SC. At her death in 1969, Mrs. Abney left a sizeable bequest to The Abney Foundation.

The mission of The Abney Foundation is to aid organizations that are operated exclusively for educational, religious, charitable, scientific, and literary purposes. The highest priority is placed on higher education.

To date a total of $50,862,823 has been awarded to various organizations.

2013-14 Abney Scholarship Recipients

We are pleased to announce the 568 students awarded Abney Scholarships for 2013-14. Congratulations!

Colleges and Universities

Higher education is the primary focus of The Abney Foundation. We are proud to have Abney Foundation Scholarship endowments at fourteen colleges and universities across the state of South Carolina.

The Abney Foundation Scholarship Programs

The Abney Foundation has established scholarship endowments at fourteen colleges and universities across the state of South Carolina. Over $27,000,000 has been awarded to 12,865 Abney Scholars, including 568 students for the academic year 2013-14. The combined endowment balances exceed $38,475,000.

The Abney Foundation makes grants to fund these endowments; however the schools administer the scholarship programs themselves. You may contact the financial aid department at the school you're interested in to see if you qualify.

Below is a list of schools that have Abney Foundation scholarships:

• Anderson University
• Lander University
• Benedict College
• Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center
• The Citadel
• Presbyterian College
• Claflin University
• Tri-County Technical College
• Clemson University
• University of South Carolina
• Converse College
• Voorhees College
• Furman University
• Wofford College

Colleges and Universities

Application Guidelines at Susie Abney Foundation

Applicants may submit a Letter of Intent briefly describing the project before submitting a proposal in order to find out if their ideas are potentially fundable by the Foundation.

In applying for grants, the following information should be included:

• Summary statement.
• The specific purpose of the funds requested.
• The need for the project in the community.
• Qualifications of key personnel.
• The amount requested.
• A detailed copy of how the money would be spent.
• A detailed copy of the latest annual operating budget reflecting expenditures and receipts and a statement of assets.
• A statement advising how the grant, if made, can be evaluated with regard to the funds going to the agreed upon purpose and/or the effectiveness of the program.
• Recent grants received and applications pending.
• Names and members of the Board of Directors and their principal occupations.

Evidence that this application has the approval of the Board of Directors: a copy of the minutes of the Board of Directors meeting.

A copy of the organization's Internal Revenue Service federal tax-exempt letter 501(c)(3).
Names, titles and telephone numbers of three professionals familiar with the work of your organization.

After these materials are received, you may be contacted for a visit if your application is accepted for consideration. Only one copy is necessary. Click To See

The general policy of The Abney Foundation is to make grants for innovative and creative projects, and to programs which are responsive to changing community needs in the areas of health, social service, education and cultural affairs. We generally do not fund requests for operating expenses.

Agencies applying for funds should be serving the citizens of South Carolina.

Foundation grants are generally made once a year. Our deadline for receiving proposals is November 15th.

SUSIE MATHEWS ABNEY and ASSOCIATES FOUNDATION

All correspondence should be directed to:
The Abney Foundation
100 Vine Street
Anderson, SC 29621
Phone: 864-964-9201
Fax: 864-964-9209
E-mail: info@abneyfoundation.org

WHO WE ARE?

Who We Are at SUSIE MATHEWS ABNEY and ASSOCIATES FOUNDATION

The Abney Foundation is a private foundation, founded in 1957, with offices at 100 Vine Street in Anderson, South Carolina. The Foundation is governed by six trustees.


Trustees & Officers
* J.R. Fulp, Jr., Chairman, Trustee
* David C. King, Vice Chairman, Trustee
* Carl T. Edwards, Trustee
* John R. Fulp, III, Trustee
* Lebrena F. Campbell, Trustee
* Edd Sheriff, Trustee
* Johnnye K. Palmer, Secretary & Treasurer

Staff
* David C. King, Executive Director
* Carl T. Edwards, Executive Director Emeritus
* Bonnie Nash, Administrative Assistant

Our Founder at The Abney Foundation
History of The Abney Foundation

Susie Abney Foundation History

I know that my Grandmother would be pleased with the vehicle she so wisely created that has done so much for so many." - J.R. Fulp, Jr., Chairman


The Abney Foundation was originally formed in 1957 by Mrs. Susie Mathews Abney, widow of Mr. John Pope Abney, the founder of Abney Mills in Greenwood, SC. At that time, five trustees, including Mrs. Abney, were appointed to govern the trust. The principal office was located in Greenwood, SC. At her death in 1969, Mrs. Abney left a sizeable bequest to The Abney Foundation.

The mission of The Abney Foundation is to aid organizations that are operated exclusively for educational, religious, charitable, scientific, and literary purposes. The highest priority is placed on higher education.

To date a total of $50,862,823 has been awarded to various organizations.

Colleges and Universities
2013-14 Abney Scholarship Recipients