End of Year Giving Reminder

The Spartanburg County Foundation would like to encourage our donors to review the dates and timelines for both grantmaking and contributions to ensure dollars are received timely.    Please keep in mind that all gifts are tax-deductible and will be receipted.   All grants received will assist in helping our…

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The Spartanburg County Foundation and Spartanburg Interfaith Alliance present the 2020 Virtual Spartanburg Community Thanksgiving Service

In partnership with The Spartanburg County Foundation, the Spartanburg Interfaith Alliance will hold its Annual Spartanburg Community Thanksgiving Service virtually from Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church on Tuesday, November 24th at 6:30 p.m. View the service from Macedonia’s Facebook page @MacedoniaMissionaryBaptistChurchSpartanburg. This event brings together diverse faith groups, and all are…

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A Statement from The Spartanburg County Foundation- All Staff Working at the Office

  Since March 2020, the Foundation team has been working remotely, ensuring The Spartanburg County Foundation remained fully operational from the safety of home. Though we have enjoyed connecting virtually both with fundholders and community members, we are glad to be back in the office!   Starting this week, all…

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Building a Better Spartanburg Together – The Foundation Grants $20,000 to Bringing Back the Burg Small Business Fund

In support of OneSpartanburg, Inc. and the Bringing Back the Burg Small Business Fund, The Spartanburg County Foundation announces a $20,000 grant towards preserving local jobs and investing in the sustainability of Spartanburg County’s racially diverse small businesses. The Bringing Back the Burg Fund is designed to financially assist qualifying…

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New Math Lab Honors Cleveland Academy and Citizen Scholar Alumnus

When Tramaine Brown returned to the Cleveland Academy of Leadership over 10 years ago as a tutor, he brought many dreams with him. A Wofford College student at the time, Brown established the Wofford Math Academy at Cleveland Elementary School. His dream was to help create a spark in the…

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Memories of Camp Croft Courts and Roy and Jibba Powell – Mobile Meals of Spartanburg

Below is an excerpt from the Mobile Meals of Spartanburg September 2020 Newsletter. Leaving a legacy in Spartanburg happens during a lifetime and after its end. Planned giving helps maximize the benefits of philanthropy while completing end of life financial and estate planning.  Your planned gift to The Spartanburg County…

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Mary L. Thomas, Chief Operating Officer, to Lead Apella Health Management Board of Trustees

The Spartanburg County Foundation would like to formally congratulate Mary L. Thomas, Chief Operating Officer, on her appointment as chair of the Apella Health Management Board of Trustees. Apella Health Management is a health system management company leading the transformation of healthcare delivery in the communities it serves. A nationally…

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REAL TALK – Latinx Immigrant Communities and the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Spartanburg County Foundation in partnership with Mary Black Foundation, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, and Alianza Spartanburg Announces Virtual Forum Systemic issues, including those that shape employment, housing and access to care, profoundly shape the way Latinx residents experience the pandemic. The REAL TALK – Latinx Immigrant Communities and the…

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Foundation Staff Still Working Remotely

To ensure the health and safety of our team, all Foundation team members continue to work remotely. All staff remain available during normal office hours, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The Foundation is fully operational in regards to accepting contributions and processing grants and grant expenses. To reach a team member,…

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The Spartanburg County Foundation Awards $152,366 to Seven Nonprofit Organizations

The Spartanburg County Foundation recently awarded $152,366 in COVID-19 grant funding to seven nonprofit organizations working innovatively to address the immediate needs of Spartanburg County residents. This grant opportunity was dedicated to Spartanburg County nonprofits needing additional capacity to maintain operations throughout the pandemic. The Foundation’s COVID-19 grantmaking opportunity focuses…

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