Magnolia Plantation

We Care

Steeped in over 300 years of family history and heritage in the Lowcountry, Magnolia and the Drayton family take pride and responsibility in our community. Our community stewardship is evident through the numerous humanitarian, academic and environmental causes we support. We encourage you to learn more about the local initiatives we support which help preserve the culture and legacy of the Lowcountry.



Living History Event


Magnolia Foundation has provided more than $1M in grants and scholarships over the past 10 years. Recent recipients include:



Charleston Horticultural SocietyThe Center for Birds of PreySouth Carolina Native Plant SocietyAzalea Society of AmericaThe Slave Dwelling ProjectHistoric Charleston Foundation Keeper of the Wild Berkeley County First Steps Charleston Animal Society Charleston Horticultural Society Coastal Carolina Camellia Society Coastal Conservation League Frances Willis SPCAHistoric Charleston Foundation French Alliance Humane Net Lowcountry Africana Native Plant Society Old St Andrews Parish Church PAWS Philip Simmons Blacksmith Guild SC Historical Society Slave Dwelling Project St John in the Wilderness The Center for Birds of Prey The Rev John Drayton Azalea Society Tri-County Master Gardeners Association Trident Technical College West Ashley High School