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The Book

The James F. Byrnes Foundation

With stories of the Byrnes Scholars 1949 – 2017

Margaret Courtney loved the Foundation, its mission, and most importantly its scholarship recipients. She felt it was important to remember how this unique foundation was formed, the many people who had a part keeping it strong and vital for 70 years, and telling the stories of the Scholars. The last five years of Margaret’s life were dedicated to writing this book, collecting the stories, and editing its contents. This was a difficult task under any circumstances but was a herculean task for a 90-year-old.

This book will remind you of the impact that the Byrnes family had/has in your life. Whether it was the financial support, the mentorship, emotional support, or the friendship of fellow Byrnes brothers and sisters, you were hopefully touched in some ways.

Order your copy of the JFBF book now!

If you would like to order a copy of this book, complete the order form below. Online payments are processed through PayPal. If you prefer to mail in your payment for the book, please send it to James F. Byrnes Foundation, PO Box 6781, Columbia, SC 29260.

If there are any questions or concerns please contact our Foundation office at 803.254.9325 or online.

2020 Application Process Closed

The application process for 2020 is closed. Scholarship announcements will be posted to the website in early June. Application packets for 2021 will be available December 2020. Please check back then.

Donate To The Foundation

In return for their generosity and support, Mom and Pop Byrnes asked only two things from us: become the very best people we could become in life, and make sure their legacy of family continues for those who come after us.

Please consider making a tax deductible contribution to the James F. Byrnes Foundation to secure its ability to invite more deserving young women and men to join the Byrnes family, both now and in the future. The Donate button will take you to the Paypal site where you can use your credit card or Paypal account to make a secure, one-time donation or set up a monthly recurring donation.

Join the Maude's Angels Network

Maude’s Angels is family helping family. It is a network of former Scholars who assist a current Scholar or Alumnus with a need for an item or service.

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The James F. Byrnes Foundation
Post Office Box 6781
Columbia, SC 29260-6781
Tel.: (803) 254-9325