Grassroots Leaders Embark on Journey to Create Community Change

Grassroots Leaders Embark on Journey to Create Community Change The Grassroots Leadership Development Institute (GLDI) graduated twenty-five new community leaders during a ceremony held at The Piedmont Club Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. Graduates, their family members, and community leaders were in attendance during the celebratory event. Since…

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The Foundation is Now Accepting Applications for its Grassroots Leadership Development Institute!

Are you interested in building your resources and skills to be a more effective leader in your community?  The Spartanburg County Foundation is currently accepting applications for its 2018 Grassroots Leadership Development Institute. Each year, approximately 30 individuals are selected to participate in the seven-month leadership development program designed to…

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Kids Can Change the World Back-to-School Pep Rally

Pep Rally Encourages Spartanburg Teens to Pursue Goals by Chris Lavender, Spartanburg Herald Journal Former professional athletes shared their life stories with Spartanburg teens Friday and offered them advice as they get ready to head back to school next week. Former NBA player George Singleton of Kershaw and former Union High…

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Join Us This Friday…

Kids Can Change the World Back-To-School Pep Rally Youth Ages 13-17 Friday, August 11, 2017 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. CC Woodson Community Center 210 Bomar Avenue, Spartanburg

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2016 Annual Reports are Available!

The Spartanburg County Foundation recently released its 2016 Annual Report entitled Promoting. Encouraging. Responding.  Click below to view an online version or request one by mail.  Contact Caroline Goodman, Communications Officer, at (864) 582.0138 or cgoodman@spcf.org to receive your copy of the 2016 Annual Report today!   We want to…

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New Website Maps Local Waterways

A new website is offering outdoor enthusiasts information on how to better navigate waterways across South Carolina. Upstate Forever has launched Paddle SC, www.gopaddlesc.com. The website will be updated with additional content on a regular basis and currently includes descriptions of 63 waterways, 108 trip listings, 390 points of interest…

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New tech hub to provide resources for Highland residents

New tech hub to provide resources for Highland residents Alyssa Mulliger Staff Writer @AMulligerSHJ A plan to provide residents in Spartanburg’s Highland community with life skills, job training and other resources became a reality Wednesday. The new “Innovation Village” technology hub has launched at the Bethlehem Center on Highland Avenue,…

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Financial Investment Performance Webinar Recording

The Spartanburg County Foundation was pleased to present its mid-year financial performance update June 29, 2017 in partnership with its investment manager, Prime Buchholz. Thank you to all who were able to join the live Financial Investment Performance Webinar! For those who were unable to join the webinar, we invite…

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The Spartanburg County Foundation Awards More Than $149,000 to Fourteen Nonprofit Organizations

The Spartanburg County Foundation awarded $149,150 in grants to 14 nonprofit organizations working to improve the overall well-being of Spartanburg County residents.

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Women Giving for Spartanburg Awards $215,500 in Grants on its 10th Anniversary!

Women Giving for Spartanburg celebrated its tenth anniversary Monday, May 1, 2017 with a Toast to Ten event honoring its inaugural members and awarding $215,500 to six Spartanburg County nonprofits. “This is an exciting time for Women Giving for Spartanburg as we celebrate 10 years of service to our community,”…

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