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Know local people and businesses that deserve recognition for their outstanding generosity of time, talent, or treasure to betterment of the Lowcountry?

Nominate them for the 2015 Giving Back Awards. Nominations will be accepted through July 17 in the following categories. Click on each for descriptions, criteria, past awards winners, and a link to send your nomination.


Creative Talent

Community Catalyst


The Jerry Zucker Lifetime Achievement Award

Deadline to nominate: July 17, 2015 11:59 EST

Note: No nominations are needed for the Nonprofit of the Year category. All eligible tri-county nonprofits will be listed on for online voting during the month of July:

Click Here to Vote for Nonprofit of the Year!

Round One: July 13-July 19—determines the Top 50 nonprofits

Round Two: July 20-July 26—determines the Top 25 nonprofits

Round Three: July 27-August 2—determines the Top 5 nonprofits, which will be featured in the November 2015 issue of Charleston magazine.

Final Vote: November 20 at the Giving Back Awards celebration, via text or online vote.

The 2015 Giving Back Award recipients and their cause(s) will be featured in the November 2015 issue of Charleston magazine and honored at a celebration on Friday, November 20 at Memminger Auditorium in downtown Charleston.