Tom Keith is the president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, a grant-making foundation based in Columbia, SC that helps individuals and families live out of poverty. He has more than 35 years of experience in nonprofit management and has served as president of the Foundation since March 1996.
Tom also serves as a trustee of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, has been an active member of the Southeastern Council of Foundations since 2000 and is a founding member and former chairman of the South Carolina Grantmakers Network.
In 2004, Tom received the Healthy Learners “In All Things Charity” Award and was appointed to serve on the South Carolina Access to Justice Commission. He was inducted into the Winthrop University College of Business Pinnacle Society in 2008 and earned the Clemson University Institute for Family and Neighborhood Life Leadership Award in 2009.
Tom was awarded the Otis A. Corbitt Leadership and Community Service Award for exemplary leadership in Human Services, Community Development and Education in South Carolina and was also recognized as one of the Palmetto State Fatherhood Honorees, by the Global Partners Network at an event in Columbia.
Tom has also served as an adjunct instructor on leadership and ethics at Winthrop University School of Business. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in communications from Marshall University and a master’s in business administration from Winthrop University.
Along with Rhett Mabry, president of The Duke Endowment and your 2017 Summit committee, Tom will be leading the development of the 2017 Nonprofit Summit. Register today and join us for an unforgettable event.