The Spartanburg County Foundation Announces $225,000 Grantmaking Response to COVID-19

SPARTANBURG – In partnership with its donors, the Foundation has committed an initial $225,000 to a COVID-19 Grant Opportunity. Grant proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis through an online application. Grants will range from $10,000-$50,000. As a community foundation that seeks to improve the lives of Spartanburg County…

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Grants Given to Nonprofits Providing Immediate Services During COVID-19

The Spartanburg County Foundation awarded $10,000 in grants to 4 nonprofit organizations working innovatively to address the needs of Spartanburg County residents. Grants were awarded to organizations that are providing immediate services to the community during the COVID-19 outbreak. These grants are made possible by The Spartanburg County Disaster Relief…

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AVAILABLE NOW – Annual Investment Performance Webinar May 2020

Since the Foundation team began working remotely, we have been eager to find ways to remain connected with our donors, fundholders, nonprofits, and community members. In an effort to remain transparent in our investment strategy and to keep our fundholders updated, The Spartanburg County Foundation recorded a Financial Investment Performance…

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All Foundation Staff Working Remotely

To ensure the health and safety of our team, all Foundation team members will begin working remotely starting Monday, March 30, 2020. The Foundation team will remain available during normal office hours, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The Foundation will remain fully operational in regards to accepting contributions and processing…

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A Statement from The Spartanburg County Foundation Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Dear SCF Community, The Spartanburg County Foundation remains committed to improving the lives of Spartanburg County residents by promoting philanthropy, encouraging community engagement, and responding to community needs. We understand this is a difficult and alarming time for Spartanburg, our state, our country, and our world. It is imperative that…

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The Spartanburg County Foundation Welcomes Ricky Richardson As New Trustee

The Spartanburg County Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Robert P. “Ricky” Richardson to the Board of Trustees for a term of seven years. Ricky Richardson is a First Vice President and a Financial Advisor with The Richardson Group at Morgan Stanley in Spartanburg. Working with Morgan Stanley…

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Addressing Community Needs Through Grantmaking – The Spartanburg County Foundation Awards $142,571 to 14 Nonprofit Organizations

SPARTANBURG – The Spartanburg County Foundation Trustees recently met and awarded $142,571 in grants to 14 nonprofit organizations working innovatively to address the needs of Spartanburg County residents. Grants were awarded in the Spartanburg Community Indicator Areas consisting of education, public health, civic health, economy, and social environment to the…

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A Testament to Rob Chapman at the Center for Philanthropy Groundbreaking- George Dean Johnson, Jr.

Remarks from The Robert Hett Chapman III Center for Philanthropy Groundbreaking Ceremony There are so many things I could say involving his humility, his business acumen, his philanthropy, and his wonderful family. You all know that about Rob, and I have chosen to speak about his unique gifts in dealing…

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The Highest Standards For Giving – The Foundation Receives National Recognition

The Spartanburg County Foundation is pleased to announce that we have recently received accreditation with the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations®. This accreditation indicates that we meet the highest standard for philanthropic excellence. “The National Standards for US Community Foundations Accreditation Program ensures through 26 distinct standards of excellence that community…

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The Spartanburg County Foundation Awards More Than $129,000 to Twelve Nonprofit Organizations

SPARTANBURG – The Spartanburg County Foundation awarded $129,288 in capacity-building grants to 12 nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of Spartanburg County residents across seven Spartanburg Community Indicator Areas: Civic Health, Cultural Vitality, Economy, Education, Natural Environment, Public Health, and Social Environment. Each year, The Spartanburg County Foundation trustees set…

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