Click the video above to learn more about the work we have supported through our annual grantmaking process.  Learn more about our 2023  Annual Meeting HERE. This is what a Giving Circle is all about!

Women Giving For Spartanburg

Women Giving for Spartanburg is an open membership group of passionate women who have joined together to enhance the quality of life in the Spartanburg community through collective giving. This women’s giving circle pools its money, energy, and ideas in order to create a measurable impact on the local nonprofits funded via their annual Grant process.

  • Renew your membership today: First and foremost, WE NEED YOU. Let us know that we can count on you for 2023 by renewing your membership today. This will help channel more of Women Giving’s resources toward expanding our reach and impact.
  • Invite new members: Second, we need EVERYONE to be part of our Membership Committee this year! The Junior Member option for women under age 35 and the new Senior Society for ages 75+ make being part of Women Giving more accessible than ever at $600 per year.
  • Let us know: Wonderful women move to Spartanburg every day. Let our Membership Committee know who’s in town but not yet on our roster. We will reach out! Send your recommendations to
  • Engage with us: Be sure you follow WGFS on Facebook and Instagram (@WomenGivingSpartanburg). Please like, comment, and share our posts to boost their reach and raise awareness about Women Giving!

If you’d like to join or renew, click HERE.

Have questions about Women Giving for Spartanburg?  email or visit our external WEBSITE.


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Women Giving For Spartanburg

To maximize women’s leadership in philanthropy by engaging and informing its membership, increasing charitable contributions, and significantly improving the greater Spartanburg community through the impact of collective giving.

Women Giving For Spartanburg
  • EXPAND philanthropy and increase giving by local women of all ages;
  • BUILD awareness around issues of concern in the Spartanburg community, particularly civic health, economy, education, natural environment, public health, social environment, and cultural vitality; and
  • PROMOTE the power of collective giving

Join Women Giving for Spartanburg today and experience the power of collective giving and the joy of helping our local agencies change lives in the Spartanburg community. Membership dues are annually collected to contribute to a pooled fund for community grants. A small portion will also contribute to program costs such as mailings, events, and membership recruitment.

Regular Members

Regular Members are asked to contribute $1,100 for each year of membership ($100 going to program costs). All members receive one vote annually in determining organizations and/or programs to receive funding.

Junior Members

Junior Members (age 21 to 35) are asked to contribute $550 for each year of membership ($50 going to program costs). Junior members receive one-half vote annually in determining the organizations and/or programs to receive funding.

Women Giving wants you to join and to be as involved as you want to be. Join a committee and serve if your time allows.

To join Women Giving, either join using our online form, or download the WGFS Membership Commitment Card, fill it out, and mail to Women Giving for Spartanburg PO Box 2646 Spartanburg, SC 29304.

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  • Participate in a giving circle committed to making a difference in the Spartanburg community;
  • Impact areas within our community that have the greatest need through the power of collective giving;
  • Network with a diverse group of like-minded women who share the same passion to make their world a better place;
  • Strengthen the influence of women in promoting philanthropy as a community value; and
  • Participate in Women Giving for Spartanburg educational activities and special events

To become a member, or renew your membership, fill out the online form and pay your annual dues by credit card, or print your WGFS Membership Commitment Card and mail along with your annual dues check to PO Box 2646, Spartanburg, SC 29304.

Gift memberships are also available. Contact to give this gift to a caring woman today.

Women Giving for Spartanburg
P.O. Box 2646
Spartanburg, SC 29304


Do I need to be nominated or invited to join?

No! All women with a desire to better the Spartanburg community are welcome!

What areas of the community will Women Giving fund?

Through its grantmaking, Women Giving for Spartanburg will provide high-impact grants to help address emerging issues and meet critical needs in the areas of arts and culture, education, environment, health, and human services. Women Giving for Spartanburg will hold several educational sessions each year to inform members of needs and opportunities within each area.

How are nonprofits selected for funding?

Through a grants application process, the grants committee of Women Giving for Spartanburg will seek projects and programs meeting critical community needs in the five targeted areas of funding. Through extensive research and due diligence, the committee will determine a slate of potential funding opportunities which will be voted upon by the membership.

When will the awards be announced?

Grants will be awarded at the Women Giving for Spartanburg Annual Luncheon each May. This event is open to the community!

Who else has joined?

More than 230 women have joined Women Giving for Spartanburg. View a member list: WGFS 2020 Members