WOMEN GIVING FOR SPARTANBURG ANNOUNCES 2016 GRANTEES

Women Giving for Spartanburg (WGFS) reached a milestone in its nine-year history– over $2 million in grants – awarded to Spartanburg County nonprofits. “It is a momentous time for Women Giving,” Chair Susan W. Floyd said at the annual meeting. “Through the generosity and dedication of our members, we’ve been…

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Support Spartanburg County Raises $365,700 for 78 Area Nonprofits

On Tuesday, May 3, 2016, The Spartanburg County Foundation hosted and facilitated the second annual Support Spartanburg County – an online giving day event from midnight to 11:59 p.m. EST. Support Spartanburg County raised $365,700 in unrestricted funds, increasing the 2015 giving day total by nearly $40,000. The funds raised…

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Marlanda Dekine and Scott Neely

Speaking Down Barriers co-founders recognized for leadership in Spartanburg Recipients to use award funds to expand services Marlanda Dekine and Scott Neely, co-founders of Speaking Down Barriers, were recognized by the Spartanburg County Foundation as co-recipients of the 2016 Mary L. Thomas Award for Civic Leadership and Community Change at…

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Congratulations Marlanda Dekine and Scott Neely, Co-recipients of the 2016 Mary L. Thomas Award for Civic Leadership and Community Change!

Speaking Down Barriers co-founders recognized for leadership in Spartanburg Recipients to use award funds to expand services By Alyssa Mulliger Published: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 10:17 p.m. Marlanda Dekine and Scott Neely, co-founders of Speaking Down Barriers, were recognized by the Spartanburg County Foundation as co-recipients of the 2016…

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Spartanburg Academic Movement Releases Annual Report

SPARTANBURG ACADEMIC MOVEMENT RELEASES ANNUAL REPORT Chapter 2: Collective Impact Spartanburg, SC March 2, 2015— The Spartanburg Academic Movement will release its third annual report, “SAM Chapter 2 – Collective Impact,” at an event on Wednesday afternoon at the Spartanburg County Public Library Headquarters.  Executive Director John Stockwell will discuss…

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An Evening with Wes Moore

New York Times bestselling author Wes Moore told a Spartanburg audience that there is an underdog, proud spirit in Spartanburg that reminds him of his native Baltimore. Moore was the featured speaker at an event at Cornerstone Baptist Church Tuesday evening. The youth advocate and motivational speaker shared his experiences growing up…

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Foundation Welcomes Booker as New Trustee

The Spartanburg County Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Sheryl Booker to the Board of Trustees for a term of seven years. Mrs. Booker received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Finance from Wofford College and a Masters and Education Specialist Degree in Counselor Education from the University…

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Professional Advisors

The Spartanburg County Foundation works with professional advisors on a daily basis. By partnering with The Foundation, you’ll not only find a valuable information resource, but also an experienced support team of specialists to assist you as you help your clients achieve their philanthropic goals. By partnering with The Spartanburg…

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Community Initiatives

Celebrating over 70 years of service to the greater Spartanburg community, The Spartanburg County Foundation is the oldest community foundation in South Carolina.  The Foundation is governed by a volunteer board of respected community leaders and managed by professionals with knowledge of the community and its most pressing needs. Established…

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The Spartanburg County Foundation Awards Just Because Grants Totaling $9,600

The Spartanburg County Foundation awarded $9,600 in surprise grants to five Spartanburg County nonprofit organizations December 17, 2015, Just Because. This act of ambush philanthropy not only provides assistance to nonprofit organizations, but also brings awareness to needs in the greater Spartanburg Community. In the spirit of the holidays, many…

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