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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Healthy Organizations Pilot Program Begins

On Friday, January 17th, twenty four local nonprofit executive directors and board chairs will embark on a five-month pilot program, known as the Healthy Organization Institute, which will improve the capacity and effectiveness of the organizations they serve. Through a partnership consisting of the Mary Black Foundation, The Spartanburg County…

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BAUKNIGHT ELECTED TO FOUNDATION BOARD

The Spartanburg County Foundation is pleased to announce the election of John E. Bauknight, IV to the Board of Trustees.  Mr. Bauknight’s term is for seven years. Since graduating from Wofford College in 1989, Mr. Bauknight has been active in the establishment of several entrepreneurial ventures in the employment benefit,…

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Foundation Leads in Collaborative Effort to Promote Senior Wellness

The Spartanburg County Foundation is facilitating a collaborative effort to leverage resources in Spartanburg County which will create an age-friendly community with a focus exclusively on the senior population.  The purpose of the collaboration is to keep older adults independent, healthy, active, learning, and engaged in the community, and to address…

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The Power of 7 – Celebrating 70 Years of Impact

Since 1943, The Spartanburg County Foundation has been committed to improving the lives of Spartanburg County residents by promoting philanthropy and encouraging community engagement.  It is only through the generosity of our donors that we are able to provide leadership and resources to meet Spartanburg County’s most pressing needs. Please…

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Recognizing the Impact of Community Foundations – November 12-18, 2013

The Spartanburg County Foundation Participates in National Effort to Highlight Local Impact of Philanthropy During the week of November 12-18, 2013, The Spartanburg County Foundation will join more than 750 community foundations across America for the 24th Annual Community Foundation Week celebration, recognizing the impact of community foundations on their…

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2014 Grassroots Leadership Development Institute Application

The deadline to apply or to nominate an individual for The Spartanburg County Foundation’s Grassroots Leadership Development Institute 2014 session is Tuesday, November 19, 2013. Each year, 28 community grassroots leaders are selected to participate in a seven month leadership training program, which is designed to equip participants with the…

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The Spartanburg Community Indicators Project Announces Slayton as Project Director

Spartanburg Community Indicators Project, which is a collaboration between The Spartanburg County Foundation, United Way of the Piedmont, Spartanburg County Government, and University of South Carolina Upstate, is pleased to announce that Becky Slayton has been hired as Project Director. Spartanburg Community Indicators Project reports on progress of key issues that are…

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