Donna Waites, Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina

TITLE: Program Director

FOCUS AREAS: Social services, education, health

CONTACT:  (803) 254-0230 ext. 12; dwaites@sistersofcharitysc.com

PROFILE:  Donna Waites has been the program director of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina since December 2014.She previously worked as the director of philanthropy for Providence Hospitals.

Her professional bio shares:

Donna Waites serves as the Program Director for the Foundation.

In this role, Mrs. Waites will oversee the Foundation’s Collaboration for Ministry Initiative’s program management and capacity building, as well as the coordination of the annual conference of Women Religious.  She will also facilitate the Foundation’s Responsive Grantmaking efforts through Caritas and Community Enrichment grants.

Donna Waites earned a bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of South Carolina where she completed a grant writing course, receiving grant specialist certification. She also completed a Principles and Techniques of Fundraising Course through the University of Indiana Fundraising School.

Most recently, Waites served as Director of Philanthropy for the Providence Hospital Development Foundation. Earlier in her career, she led the fund development program for Healthy Learners.  She has over 14 years of experience in the nonprofit sector.