The essential mission of The Byerly Foundation is to serve as a catalyst for positive change by working with public and private interests to improve educational, economic and social outcomes for our citizens.


The Byerly Foundation strives to demonstrate the following values in our work and our funding decisions.


Transformative partnerships allow us to know more than we are capable of knowing alone. The Foundation will encourage strategic cooperation and pooling of resources amongst entities in the Hartsville community through consistent, open dialogue.


The Foundation will find its best ideas in being prompt to respond to creative and unusual requests. Eradicating barriers to obtaining positive outcomes for community partners is a priority.


The Foundation’s strength lies within diversity of thought. Diverse voices are essential to building and sustaining a robust Hartsville community.


Supporting ingenuity and resourcefulness is critical as the Foundation continues to be a catalyst for positive change. Trailblazing practices and inventive methods for achieving community good are always welcome.


Community partners must trust the Foundation to operate ethically. We will honor commitments to our community in a transparent way, always showing respect for the individuals we serve.


We must safeguard the assets of the Foundation to ensure sustainability in serving the Hartsville community. Resources must be invested in positive, sustainable outcomes aligned with the mission of the Foundation.


The Byerly Foundation is proud to support organizations that positively impact the community. These organizations will be working to improve education, social needs, and economic growth opportunities. The Foundation, which was established in 1995, has been distributing grants in Hartsville since 1998.


Annual Report

Form 990