Areas of Support

For the best results when completing an application, take into consideration the following areas that the Sonoco Foundation supports:


The Sonoco Foundation supports all levels of education, including higher education institutions that supply Sonoco's future leaders and technology experts.

Health and Wellness

The Sonoco Foundation provides support to health and wellness organizations primarily through grants to United Way campaigns. Requests for support for hospital capital fund drives, youth agencies, emergency services and other health and welfare programs not funded by the United Way will be considered.

Arts and Culture

Contributions are considered for arts and cultural organizations, public broadcasting, museums and other organizations offering cultural enrichment.


Consideration is given to grants to support conservation and environmental efforts.


Areas of Support
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