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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Foundation Hosts Nonprofit Connect Session

On August 21, The Spartanburg County Foundation hosted its seventh “Nonprofit Connect” session of 2013.   Jennifer Evins, President and CEO of the Chapman Cultural Center, spoke to the group of twenty-six nonprofit leaders and board members on fundraising and “How to Make the Big Ask.” Evins, who has led several…

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Women Giving for Spartanburg Honored

Women Giving for Spartanburg (WGFS) was honored Friday, May 17, 2013, by the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate at their 2013 Afterschool Showcase.  WGFS was presented with the Woman and Youth Award. As said by Greg Tolbert, Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs, this event showed the fruits…

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The Places You Will Go…

Summer is the time to head to the beach or the mountains, or maybe even plan that annual week-long family vacation. As you begin to pack your bags, don’t forget to pack your copy of The Spartanburg County Foundation’s 2012 Annual Report – “Generations of Generosity, Celebrating 70 Yeas of…

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The Spartanburg County Foundation Continues to Climb, Earning A Spot on Three Top 100 Lists

Despite a wavering economy, The Spartanburg County Foundation continues to gain momentum, earning a spot on three prestigious Community Foundation Top 100 Lists that were released last month. There are more than 700 community foundations in the United States; of these, The Spartanburg County Foundation is on the list of…

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Foundation Releases 2012 Annual Report

The Spartanburg County Foundation recently released its 2012 Annual Report, “Generations of Generosity, Celebrating 70 Years of Impact.”  This special anniversary edition is filled with donor stories, financials, and a historical timeline by decade.  To download an interactive version of the Report, please click on the link below. 2012 Annual…

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2013 Annual Meeting

The Spartanburg County Foundation held its 2013 Annual Meeting, Tuesday, March 26, 2013.  Attendees of the Annual Meeting learned about the many ways in which The Spartanburg County Foundation is impacting the community. In 2012, The Foundation welcomed 46 new funds, bringing the total funds under management to 892, and…

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Dr. Craig Burnette Receives The Mary L. Thomas Award for Civic Leadership and Community Change

Dr. Craig Burnette is known throughout the community and the nation as a leading expert in the area of homelessness, devoting his life and energy to assisting homeless veterans in need.   On Tuesday, March 26, 2013, Burnette received The Mary L. Thomas Award for Civic Leadership and Community Change at…

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Foundation Announces Promotion of Thomas to Chief Operating Officer

The Spartanburg County Foundation’s Board of Trustees and John Dargan, president & CEO, are pleased to announce the promotion of Mary L. Thomas to Chief Operating Officer. As the Chief Operating Officer, Thomas will be responsible for the general oversight of staff and facilities, and the integration of all Foundation…

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