Why Give Through SCF?

2015 New Donors

For more than sixty years, individuals, families and corporations have used our expertise to channel their philanthropy in the directions they so choose.  By helping you find the type of fund that best fits your charitable goals, then handling your fund’s administration, we allow your generosity to have its maximum effect on the quality of life in Spartanburg County.


The Doris and Claude Tidwell Spartanburg High School Scholarship Fund (Scholarship Fund)
“Educating young people ensures that our future will be in good hands.  Our trust in The Spartanburg County Foundation to manage our fund and provide valuable guidance enables us to meet the needs of future leaders. 
 – Doris and Claude Tidwell
The Higgins Family Fund (Life Insurance Policy)

“We have great trust in the leadership of The Spartanburg County Foundation to continue our philosophy of giving.  We have confidence the Foundation will continue that legacy long after we are gone.”
 – Mary and Rick Higgins


The Perrin Foundation (Supporting Organization)
“Since its inception in 1943, The Spartanburg County Foundation has been the most valuable tool in helping the citizens of Spartanburg County.  It’s because of this that we confidently place our trust and resources in the Foundation as a means to maximize our philanthropy.” 
– Anne Porcher’ and Pat Perrin

The J M Smith Foundation, Inc. Trustee Initiated Fund
“Community always has a tomorrow.  By investing in unrestricted giving through the Foundation, we can make an impact for future generations.”
– Ken Couch, RPH, president of the J M Smith Corporation
A Word from Ken Couch, RPH, president of the J M Smith Corporation