2023 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 opportunities in 2023:

  • Continuous Improvement Grants
  • Nonprofit Effectiveness Grants

Grant Application Resources

Grant Application Timeline

Spring Cycle Due: Monday, March 20, 2023 by 5:00pm

Fall Cycle Due:  Monday, June 5, 2023 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 Petty, Grantmaking Officer at epetty@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 Petty, 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 Petty, Program Officer at emcleod@spcf.org.

2022 Grantmaking Summary

The SCF Grantmaking strategy responds to the needs in our community.  In 2022, our grantmaking focused on Continuous Improvement and Nonprofit Effectiveness. Grant applications, proactive grantmaking, and Thankful for You grants awarded support to organizations supporting Spartanburg County residents. Learn more about these awards through the  2022 year-end grant summary.