Foundation Spotlight

The Mark Elliott Motley Foundation, Inc.

This independent foundation started in 2002 with a focus of "improving health, education and welfare of children and young adults." The foundation award grants to mainly tax-exempt public charities in the Charleston area but has awarded grants nationally as well. The application can be found on the website, www., and the deadline is March 1.

For more information on this and other foundations, check out the Foundation Directory Online at the Main Library, 68 Calhoun St.