2018 GRANTS

The Chapman Cultural Center
$12,675 grant to up fit studios and exhibit galleries within their new Arcadia Mayfair Mill campus

Homes of Hope
$10,000 grant to complete phase two of the Brawley Street model block, 15 homes located in the City of  Spartanburg’s  northside community

The Southeastern Chapter of the National Safety Council
$9,650 grant to expand the state-wide Alive at 25 program into other areas of Spartanburg County

Spartanburg Regional Foundation
$40,000 grant  that is focused on keeping seniors independent, healthy, active, learning, and engaged in the Spartanburg community

Spartanburg County School District Two
$5,000 grant to purchase a giant Mars Map and curriculum through the Buzz Aldrin Share Space Foundation

Urban League of the Upstate
$12,675 grant for its Project Ready initiative

YMCA of Greater Spartanburg
$15,000 grant to assist with the construction of a pavilion in memory of Robert Hett Chapman, III

The Shepherd’s Center of Spartanburg
$8,680 grant to expand access to health and fitness programs for seniors residing in Spartanburg’s public housing developments and under-resourced neighborhoods

Spartanburg Art Museum – COLORs Program
$15,000 grant to begin a new initiative, The Northside Community Outreach Pilot Project

SAFE Homes – Rape Crisis Coalition
$2,408 grant to hire a consultant that will work with the Board and staff to develop a Transition Plan from the current executive director’s 30-year tenure to the hiring process for a new executive director in 2019

Upstate Family Resource Center
$10,000 grant to support the PASOs Spartanburg program

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
$3,500 challenge grant to implement “Ending the Silence,” a program for middle and high school students that teaches them the warning signs of mental health conditions and how to get help for themselves or a friend

Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network (SPIHN)
$15,000  grant to assist with the expansion of the Day Center in order to increase its service capacity

2017 GRANTS

Angels Charge Ministry
$4,250 grant to incorporate national best practices into its programming model

Ballet Spartanburg
$8,540 grant to redesign its website, which will contain a donation page and allow students to register for classes online

BirthMatters
$10,000 challenge grant to expand the service capacity of their community-based doulas (health workers)

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Upstate
$15,000 challenge grant to establish two new Boys and Girls Clubs in Spartanburg District 2

Carolina Miracle League, Inc.
$2,047 grant to furnish a new public office space

Christmas in Action
$8,657 for the Love Your Neighbor Rebuild in Whitney Heights, Southern Shops, and Willow Wood areas

FAVOR
$4,000 grant to develop marketing materials for the FAVOR Family Support Group in Spartanburg

Girls on the Run Spartanburg
$7,500 to establish new Girls on the Run after-school programs at High Point Academy, McCracken Middle School, and Carver Middle School

HALTER
$12,000 grant to create a five-year strategic plan, update policies and procedures, provide board and volunteer training, and research fund development opportunities

Healthy Smiles of Spartanburg, Inc.
$15,000 grant to purchase and implement a donor software program, and to complete and implement a fundraising and marketing plan

Junior Achievement of the Upstate SC
$4,889 challenge grant to provide program materials for students, teachers, and volunteers at Meeting Street Academy, Carver Middle School, and Spartanburg Early College High School

New Day, Inc. of Spartanburg
$7,500 grant to purchase plastic/vinyl chairs for the facility and reupholster lobby area seating

Northside Development Corporation
$10,000 to provide loan capital for the START ME Entrepreneur Program

Partners for Active Living
$6,000 grant to implement a brand awareness marketing campaign

Project HOPE Foundation
$15,000 to assist in renovating their 12,000 square foot therapeutic clinic for children in downtown Spartanburg

South Carolina Hunters and Land Owners for the Hungry
$3,500 grant to redesign its website

Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce
$10,000 challenge grant for programming and marketing OneSpartanburg’s Talent and Economic Inclusion Initiative

Spartanburg County Historical Association
$10,000 challenge grant to replace the wood shingle roof of Walnut Grove Plantation

Spartanburg Juneteenth, Inc.
$10,000 to assist in expanding the 2017 Spartanburg Juneteenth celebration (Saturday, June 17th)

Spartanburg Science Center
$4,500 grant for marketing and signage

SWITCH
$15,000 to hire a care coordinator

The Children’s Security Blanket
$13,216 to supplement treatment expenses, offer family support programs, and provide counseling to 10-15 Spartanburg County families

TOTAL Ministries
$10,000 challenge grant to purchase a walk-in freezer

United Way of the Piedmont
$8,170 to expand services of the Financial Stability Initiative

Upstate Affiliate Organization
$15,000 grant to establish clinical exam rooms at Hope Center for Children and Project Hope Foundation

Upstate Family Resource Center
$10,820 to expand its Family Solutions Program

Upstate Warrior Solution
$7,500 challenge grant to research, produce, and market educational mental-health video modules for Spartanburg County veterans

Urban League of the Upstate
$10,900 to provide student incentives for its Level Up program

2016 GRANTS

Adult Learning Center, Inc.
$14,196 for Digital Marketing

American Legion Post 28.
$10,000 challenge grant for the purchase of a 15-passenger van

The Bethlehem Center
$15,000 for technology hub

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Upstate, Inc.
$2,500 for a new telephone system

City of Spartanburg
$15,000 for Seeing Spartanburg in a New Light

Hope Remains Youth Ranch
$4,000 for Project Hope

Hub City Farmer’s Market
$12,000 challenge grant for the purchase of a Mobile Market truck

Mental Fitness, Inc.
$7,500 for a strategic marketing plan

Mental Health America of Spartanburg County
$7,000 for Mental Health First-Aid

Middle Tyger Community Center
$2,500 for a sustainability matrix

Mobile Meals of Spartanburg County, Inc.
$9,135 for Critical Technology Upgrade – Today and Tomorrow

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church of Spartanburg Foundation, Inc.
$6,600 for Community Health Awareness Day

Music Foundation of Spartanburg
$7,960 to create a new website for the Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra

New Day, Inc. of Spartanburg
$17,000 for an Adult Educator for its Ed-YOU-cation Initiative

SC Test Prep
$5,000 to conduct a comprehensive organizational evaluation

South Carolina Hunters and Land Owners for the Hungry
$15,000 for Relocation of the Pacolet Armory

Spartanburg Area Conservancy
$7,500 to develop a sustainability plan

Spartanburg County School District Six
$8,000 to create a strategic plan

St. Luke’s Free Medical Clinic, Inc.
$12,000 for a free clinic expert

Temple Education Ministries
$15,000 for a walk-in freezer

The Shepherd’s Center of Spartanburg, SC, Inc.
$8,580 for a digital marketing plan

The Walker Foundation
$9,350 for a strategic plan

Women Giving for Spartanburg
$6,600 to create a strategic plan

2015 GRANTS

Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg, Inc.
$15,000 for Arts Advantage for All

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate
$15,000 for Power Up Hour!

Children’s Advocacy Center of Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union Counties, Inc.
$10,000 for Forensic Technology Update and Expansion

The Children’s Security Blanket
$10,000 for Building Capacity through Technology

CommunityWorks, Inc.
$10,000 for Spartanburg Financial Stability Network

The First Tee of Spartanburg & Cherokee Counties, Inc.
$6,035 for The First Tee at Willow Creek Golf Club

Greer Relief & Resources Agency, Inc.
$4,150 for Integrated Donor System

Hollywild Animal Park, Inc.
$14,000 for Educational Outreach Coordinator

Junior Achievement of Upstate SC
$10,000 for Preparation for the American Dream through Junior Achievement’s K-12 Programs

Maranantha Free Church of Jesus Christ-Angels Charge Ministry
$5,000 for Strategic Plan for Angels Charge Ministry

Middle Tyger Community Center
$8,400 for Camp Tyger

Palmetto Council Boy Scouts of America
$9,500 for Bringing Scouting Values to Multi-Cultural Markets in Spartanburg County

Project HOPE Foundation
$10,000 for Camera System to Increase Service Capacity for Clients with Autism

SAFE Homes-Rape Crisis Coalition
$10,000 for Computer Labs for Victims of Interpersonal Violence

SC Test Prep
$14,895 for Spartanburg County-Wide College Readiness Program

Spartanburg County School District One
$15,000 for Summer Studios

Spartanburg County School District Seven
$15,000 for LegoTastic

The Spartanburg Humane Society
$8,500 for Website Online Appointment Generator

Spartanburg Science Center
$13,400 for SEE: Science in Early Education

Upstate Family Resource Center
$7,140 for UFRC Website Development

Walker Foundation
$4,500 for Cover to Cover Home Library

Upstate Warrior Solution, Inc.
$10,000 for Community Integration Technology and Partnership Enhancements

YMCA of Greater Spartanburg
$7,210 for Diabetes Prevention

2014 GRANTS

The Charles Lea Center Foundation, Inc.
$9,250 for the Charles Lea Center Foundation Pooled Fund Trust

Christmas in Action Spartanburg
$10,000 for Let’s Get Connected

Divinity Care Facility
$10,000 for Divinity Care Operations Organization

H.A.L.T.E.R.
$10,000 for Growing, Managing, Improving Service

Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg, Inc.
$10,000 for Habitat Spartanburg & eTapestry: Building More Homes

The Haven, Inc.
$7,500 for Project Strengthen

Helping Hands Ministries of the Woodruff Area
$8,560 for Helping Hands Technology Upgrade

Hope Center for Children
$10,000 for Expanding Support for Families in Crisis

Senior Centers of Spartanburg County
$7,990 for Technology

The Shepherd’s Center of Spartanburg, SC, Inc.
$3,780 for Brain Fitness and Our Growing Population of Senior Adults

Temple Education Ministries
$10,000 for the H.O.P.E. Soup Kitchen

Pacolet-Glendale Blueway Special Fund
$10,000 for Pacolet River Gateway Design

Adult Learning Center
$25,000 for GED, Pre-GED and Literacy Classes in Kelly Acres

Hope Remains Youth Ranch
$25,000 to the Marvelous Mini’s Program

Spartanburg County First Steps
$25,000 for the What Matters Most Program

United Way of the Piedmont
$25,000 for the Installation of 14 Born Learning Trails

2011 GRANTS

ARCH Ministries
$7,750 for an Additional Computer Lab and Supplies

Ballet Spartanburg
$10,000 to Outreach Programs for Senior Citizens

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Upstate
$10,000 for the Hispanic Mentoring Program

Boys and Girls Club of the Upstate
$10,000 for the Great Futures Start Here! Project

Cancer Association of Cherokee & Spartanburg Counties, Inc.
$9,000 for the Gas ‘n Go program

The Charles Lea Center Foundation
$10,000 for a Life Skills Training Center

Christmas in Action
$5,000 for Emergency Home Repairs

The Haven
$10,000 for the Safety and Security Project

Healthy Smiles of Spartanburg
$10,000 for the Free Dental Clinic and Screening Program

First Tee of Spartanburg, Inc.
$6,330 for their Program Partnership with Woodfin Ridge Golf Club

REACH Upstate
$5,700 for the Prevention on Wheels Resource Library

Total Ministries
$5,000 for the Development of a Strategic Plan and the Purchase of Donor Software

Woodruff Community Center
$7,500 for the Youth Experiencing Success Series

2010 GRANTS

The 2010 grants have been awarded through the Clemson Compassion Project.

The Butterfly Foundation
$10,000 for the Implementation of a Leadership Development Plan

The Haven
$20,000 for the Growth and Service Project

The P.A.C.E. Center
$20,000 for a Full Day of Training on Children’s Mental Health

Pineview Hills Neighborhood Association
$15,000 for the Northside Achievement Afterschool Program

REACH Upstate
$20,000 for a Collaborative Project with the SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Ridgeville Baptist Church
$20,000 for the Summer Enrichment Program

Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network (SPIHN)
$5,000 for the Family Promise’s Annual Spring Conference

Spartanburg Terrace Tenants Association
$15,000 for Resource Development Work

Westgate Training and Consulting Network, Inc.
$20,000 for Low-cost, Professional Therapy

Safe Homes – Rape Crisis Coalition
$20,000 for the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence Conference

The Salvation Army
$20,000 for a New Member Tracking System

Southeastern Children’s Home
$20,000 for Board Education and Training

Woodruff Community Center
$15,000 for the Senior Enrichment Program