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First renderings of $8M Center for Philanthropy presented to Design Review Board

By Samantha Swann, Staff Writer for the Spartanburg Herald-Journal Jan 8, 2019 at 12:01 AM The first plans for the $8 million Robert Hett Chapman III Center for Philanthropy were presented to the Spartanburg Design Review Board Monday night. The center will provide additional space for The Spartanburg County Foundation, adjacent to the foundation’s headquarters at 431…...

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Foundation Announces 2018 Grantees

In honor of its 75th anniversary, The Spartanburg County Foundation wanted to give back to the community.  In 2018, the Foundation awarded a total of $750,000 through unique grantmaking opportunities, such as multiple grant cycles, Just Because ambush philanthropy, and an endowment challenge to promote and sustain nonprofits in perpetuity.…...

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JERRY RICHARDSON COMMITS $4 MILLION MATCHING GRANT FOR THE ROBERT HETT CHAPMAN III CENTER FOR PHILANTHROPY

The Spartanburg County Foundation today announced that former Carolina Panthers owner and long-time Spartanburg resident and businessman Jerry Richardson has committed a $4 million matching gift to the recently-announced Robert Hett Chapman III Center for Philanthropy, South Carolina’s first center for philanthropy. The Foundation launched an $8 million capital campaign…...

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Now Accepting Nominations for the 2019 Mary L. Thomas Award for Civic Leadership & Community Change

The Spartanburg County Foundation is now accepting nominations for the Mary L. Thomas Award for Civic Leadership and Community Change. This annual award honors individuals who have worked to improve the quality of life in Spartanburg County with innovation, leadership, and civic participation.  The recipient will be presented with an…...

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Foundation Office Opening at 10am December 11th

The Spartanburg County Foundation office will open at 10:00 am Tuesday, December 11, 2018.  Thank you for your support of and partnership with The Spartanburg County Foundation!...

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Join us as we Gather and Give Thanks

SWITCH NAMED BENEFICIARY OF SPARTANBURG COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE The Annual Spartanburg Community Thanksgiving Service, sponsored by The Spartanburg County Foundation in partnership with the Spartanburg Interfaith Alliance, was held Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church (290 E. Main St.).  The annual event brought over 700 guests…...

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Foundation Expresses Gratitude to Nonprofit Organizations

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, The Spartanburg County Foundation convened over 50 nonprofit leaders at the second annual Thankful for You Breakfast to show gratitude to those who work tirelessly each day to address community challenges. The Foundation also surprised attendees with a drawing to award nine Just Because grants…...

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Just Because Ambush Philanthropy Awards $75,000

In recognition of its 75th Anniversary, The Spartanburg County Foundation and its donors awarded $75,000 in surprise grants to 23 local nonprofit organizations working to improve lives throughout Spartanburg County as a part of a special Just Because event.  This act of “ambush philanthropy” not only provides assistance to nonprofit…...

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FOUNDATION AWARDS $105,000 TO SEVEN NONPROFITS

The Spartanburg County Foundation awarded $105,000 in grants to 7 nonprofit organizations working innovatively to address the needs of Spartanburg County residents. In recognition of its 75th Anniversary, the Foundation will award a total of $750,000 throughout the year. “We are pleased to support these organizations that are working each…...

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The Spartanburg County Foundation Recognizes 75 Years of Impact in Spartanburg County

For 75 years, The Spartanburg County Foundation has been committed to improving the lives of Spartanburg County residents by promoting philanthropy, encouraging community engagement, and responding to community needs....

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