2020 Spartanburg Community Thanksgiving Service

2021 Spartanburg Community Thanksgiving Service Grant Opportunity

Each year, The Spartanburg County Foundation and the Spartanburg Interfaith Alliance host a Community Thanksgiving Service the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. The Spartanburg County Foundation matches the Community Thanksgiving Service offering up to $5,000, and all proceeds are donated to a named charitable organization identified each year by the clergy. Grant applications for the Thanksgiving Service offering are now open. View the Request for Proposals below to determine if your organization is eligible to apply.

The Spartanburg County Foundation 2021 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 2021 that will be available for a four-cycle period:

  • COVID-19 Grant Opportunity
  • People of Color Led Capacity Building Opportunity

Grant Application Resources

  • Nonprofit Capacity Building Assessment for People of Color Led Organizations [Download]
  • 2021 SCF Project Budget Form [Download]
  • 2021 Board Roster Template [Download]

Grant Application Timeline

Proposals Round 3 Due: Friday, August 27, 2021 by 5:00pm

Proposals Round 4 Due: Friday, October 29, 2021 by 5:00pm

Please Note: The Foundation has a new online grant portal, Goapply. Once you clink on Apply Now, you will need to “Sign Up”. Please allow us 24 hours to authorize your account. You will receive an email once your account has been approved. If you have any questions, please contact Ashley Whitt, Senior Program Officer at awhitt@spcf.org.

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 Ashley Whitt, Senior Program Officer at awhitt@spcf.org.

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STAY INFORMED

ABOUT FUTURE FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

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 opportunties and the work of the Foundation. Please contact Ashley Whitt, Senior Program Officer at awhitt@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 Ashley Whitt, Senior Program Officer at awhitt@spcf.org.