2022 Grant Opportunities

The Spartanburg County Foundation recognizes its role as a grantmaker that responds to the ongoing needs in the Spartanburg County community and is offering two grant cycles in 2022:

  • Continuous Improvement Grants
  • Nonprofit Effectiveness Grants

In addition, the Foundation supports the Community Thanksgiving Grant, matching the offering collected before and during the Spartanburg Community Thanksgiving Service.

Grant Application Resources

Grant Application Timeline

Spring Cycle Due: Monday, March 28, 2022 by 5:00pm

Fall Cycle Due:  Monday, June 6, 2022 by 5:00pm

The Spartanburg County Foundation Disaster Relief Fund

Request for Proposals 

The Spartanburg County Foundation Disaster Relief Fund will offer grants to nonprofit organizations that are providing relief, recovery, and rebuilding assistance to Spartanburg County residents affected by natural and or manmade disasters. Donations to The Spartanburg County Foundation Disaster Relief Fund are currently being accepted. Please note that individuals are not eligible to apply.

Grant Guidelines

The Spartanburg County Foundation considers only those organizations and institutions that are recognized as 501(c)(3) non-profit and/or tax-exempt entities or charitable organizations.

The Spartanburg County Foundation Disaster Relief Fund will not provide funding for:
• Projects not associated with relief, recovery or rebuilding efforts for the impacted regions of Spartanburg County
• Routine operating expenses of the organization
• Fundraising projects
• Endowment development or capital campaigns
• Sponsorships

If you have any questions, please contact Evan McLeod, Program Officer at emcleod@spcf.org.

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In addition to providing financial resources, the Foundation also serves as a knowledge source by connecting individuals and organizations to other resources in the community. Periodically, the Foundation is made aware of funding opportunities and distributes this information to the nonprofit community.

Sign up today so that you can stay informed about future funding opportunities and the work of the Foundation. Please contact Evan McLeod, Program Officer at emcleod@spcf.org if you would like to be added to our nonprofit mailing list so that you are notified about future funding opportunities.

Need Assistance?

For grantmaking questions, contact Evan McLeod, Program Officer at emcleod@spcf.org.

2021 Grantmaking Summary

The SCF Grantmaking strategy responds to the needs in our community.  In 2021, our grantmaking focused on COVID-19 Relief and Nonprofit Sustainability, and Capacity Building for People of Color-led organizations. Grant applications, proactive grantmaking, and Thankful for You grants awarded $463,754 to 27 nonprofit organizations serving Spartanburg County residents.  Learn more about this funding impact through our 2021 year-end grant summary.