The Royal Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in North Charleston, South Carolina. The Foundation began its operations in 2007 but was reorganized and restructured with a new mission in 2011. The Royal Foundation seeks to provide an array of programs to residents of Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester counties who seek knowledge, resources, skills, and guidance in order to live more successful lives. Our programs focus on empowering others in the areas of health and wellness, education, economics and those who have been convicted of a crime.

The Royal Foundation is closely connected with the Royal Missionary Baptist Church, under the leadership of Reverend Isaac Holt Jr.

Mission: Empowering People to Succeed

The Royal Foundation seeks to provide an array of programs to residents of Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester counties who seek knowledge, resources, skills, and guidance in order to live more successful lives.

Our programs focus on empowering others in the areas of health and wellness, education, economics and those who have been convicted of a crime.

Board of Directors

  • Executive Director – Dr. Vashti Washington
  • Chair – Kevin Barnes
  • Vice Chair – Cicely McCray
  • Secretary – LaTisha Vaughn-Brandon
  • Asst. Secretary – Michele Manigualt
  • Treasurer – Stacey Singletary
  • Public Relations – Audrey Lane
  • Director of IT – Jimmy Strong

Board Members

  • Donna Allen
  • Tim Evans
  • Reginald Hughes
  • Judge Ittriss Jenkins
  • James Moody
  • Shakeima Chatman
  • Suzanne Johnson
  • Marvin Pendarvis
  • Zelda Rouse