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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Grassroots Leadership Development Institute Celebrates 10 Years of Empowering Community Leaders

Twenty Spartanburg County residents are embarking on a new journey to improve the community by utilizing the skills they have developed through their participation in the 2013 Grassroots Leadership Development Institute.  A graduation ceremony was held at First Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, with over 130 present to…

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Marketing for Impact: Setting Sight on Your Target Audience

The Spartanburg County Foundation held its November Nonprofit Connect Session, “Marketing for Impact: Setting Sight on Your Target Audience,” Wednesday, November 13 2013, noon – 1:00 p.m, at the Foundation. Twenty-six nonprofit leaders gathered together in the Foundation’s Zimmerli Board Room to learn more about the importance of identifying a…

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“Rising Up: Spartanburg’s Northside One Year Later”

The Spartanburg County Foundation held a Donor Connect Education Session, “Rising Up: Spartanburg’s Northside One Year Later,” on Thursday, August 27, 2013. The Foundation’s donor advised and supporting organization fundholders, as well as members of Women Giving for Spartanburg (WGFS) attended the session and breakfast. Bill Barnet, Northside Development Corporation…

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