The Spartanburg County Foundation held its 2013 Annual Meeting, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Attendees of the Annual Meeting learned about the many ways in which The Spartanburg County Foundation is impacting the community.
In 2012, The Foundation welcomed 46 new funds, bringing the total funds under management to 892, and received 2,861 contributions, totaling almost $26 million dollars – the largest dollar amount that the Foundation has received in a single year. Additionally, the Foundation’s assets grew 24% last year, bringing total assets from $102 million to $126 million.
The Foundation enabled donors to distribute 1,600 grants, exceeding $10 million, to support a variety of donor causes in the areas of education, public health, economy, natural environment, social environment, and civic health. The Foundation’s Trustees also awarded more than $320,000 in discretionary grants from the Community Fund.
The dinner concluded with a presentation honoring retiring trustee Mrs. Jennifer C. Evins, who recently completed her seven-year term as Trustee of the Foundation.