24 Nonprofit Executive Directors and Board Members Graduate from Healthy Organization Institute Pilot Program

On Friday, May 16th, twelve local nonprofit executive directors and twelve board chairs/vice chairs graduated from a five-month pilot program known as the Healthy Organization Institute, which is designed to improve the capacity and effectiveness of the organizations they serve.  The Graduation Ceremony was held at The Piedmont Club, and…

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Join Us for a “Speed Networking” Event!

The Spartanburg County Foundation is hosting a special “Speed Networking” event that will expose Nonprofit Organizations to quality grassroots leaders who are looking for opportunities to serve!  This special event is designed to impact two groups in our community. Tuesday, June 10, 2014 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Wild Ace…

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The Spartanburg County Foundation Awards $100,000 in Education Grants

The Spartanburg County Foundation awarded $100,000 in education grants to four nonprofit organizations serving Spartanburg County – Adult Learning Center, Inc., Hope Remains Youth Ranch, Spartanburg County First Steps, and United Way of the Piedmont.  Recipients were recognized at an awards ceremony Thursday, May 15, 2014, at The Spartanburg County…

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Prayer Vigil Held in Memory of Emery Lorenzo Williams

A prayer vigil was held Friday, April 4, 2014, at noon, at The Spartanburg County Foundation to honor the memory of trusted community leader Emery Lorenzo Williams, to pray for the family, and to support the law enforcement officials who are working diligently to bring justice to this tragic act…

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Dargan Honored for 17-Years of Service as President & CEO

After a distinguished 16 year tenure with The Spartanburg County Foundation, John H. Dargan has retired effective December 31, 2013. Dargan has served as President and CEO of the Foundation since March 1997. The Spartanburg County Foundation has experienced tremendous growth since Dargan took the reins in 1997.  During his…

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2014 Annual Meeting

On Tuesday, March 25th, The Spartanburg County Foundation held its Annual Meeting at the Spartanburg Marriott. Three hundred sixty-four donors and guests enjoyed a reception and a seated dinner, after which the Foundation began its program. The theme of the evening was “Crossroads of Tradition and Innovation.” In addition to…

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Foundation Seeks Director of Communications

The Spartanburg County Foundation is currently seeking a Director of Communications to lead the Foundation’s communications and marketing activities. This position develops and implements identity and key message standards and creates broad public awareness of the Foundation to advance its strategic goals for marketing, donor services, and asset growth. This position…

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John T. Wardlaw Honored at Chamber Annual Meeting With Neville Holcombe Distinguished Citizenship Award

Mr. John T. Wardlaw, retired business and community leader, was honored at the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s 96th Annual Meeting on Monday, March 3, 2014 at the Spartanburg Marriott. The Annual Meeting, presented by Denny’s, is the Chamber’s most prestigious event of the year, celebrating the many accomplishments of…

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Charity in Bloom

The Spartanburg County Foundation is honored to be Coggins Flowers & Gifts’ featured nonprofit organization for its Charity in Bloom program for February.  During the entire month of February, Coggins Flowers & Gifts will feature a special arrangement designed in conjunction with the Foundation to help raise funds for the Foundation’s…

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HANNA CHOSEN TO LEAD SPARTANBURG COUNTY FOUNDATION

The Spartanburg County Foundation has named its new president and CEO after an extensive search to replace long-time leader John H. Dargan, who announced his retirement in September 2013.  Troy M. Hanna will serve as the sixth chief executive officer of The Spartanburg County Foundation, and will begin working February…

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