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Foundation Grants Land to City of Spartanburg Along Mary Black Rail Trail

In 1949, The Spartanburg County Foundation received title to a 2.3-acre tract of land on South Pine Street from what was then the Spartanburg County Children’s Home. The vacant tract, situated across the street from the entrance of Crystal Drive, is a crucial greenspace adjacent to the popular Mary Black…...

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Dr. Betty Bramlett Art Sale

H+K Gallery in partnership with The Spartanburg County Foundation presented approximately 100 remaining works of art from Dr. Betty Bramlett’s estate Thursday, June 16, 2016. “We are thrilled to collaborate with the Foundation to honor Dr. Bramlett for her contribution not only to the local art community, but statewide.  It…...

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The Spartanburg County Foundation Awards More Than $87,000 to Eight Nonprofit Organizations

The Spartanburg County Foundation awarded $87,931 in grants to 8 nonprofit organizations working to improve the overall well-being of Spartanburg County residents – Adult Learning Center, Inc.; City of Spartanburg; Hope Remains Youth Ranch; Mental Health America of Spartanburg County; Mobile Meal Service of Spartanburg County, Inc.; Mt. Moriah Baptist…...

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WOMEN GIVING FOR SPARTANBURG ANNOUNCES 2016 GRANTEES

Women Giving for Spartanburg (WGFS) reached a milestone in its nine-year history– over $2 million in grants – awarded to Spartanburg County nonprofits. “It is a momentous time for Women Giving,” Chair Susan W. Floyd said at the annual meeting. “Through the generosity and dedication of our members, we’ve been…...

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Support Spartanburg County Raises $365,700 for 78 Area Nonprofits

On Tuesday, May 3, 2016, The Spartanburg County Foundation hosted and facilitated the second annual Support Spartanburg County – an online giving day event from midnight to 11:59 p.m. EST. Support Spartanburg County raised $365,700 in unrestricted funds, increasing the 2015 giving day total by nearly $40,000. The funds raised…...

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Marlanda Dekine and Scott Neely

Speaking Down Barriers co-founders recognized for leadership in Spartanburg Recipients to use award funds to expand services Marlanda Dekine and Scott Neely, co-founders of Speaking Down Barriers, were recognized by the Spartanburg County Foundation as co-recipients of the 2016 Mary L. Thomas Award for Civic Leadership and Community Change at…...

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Congratulations Marlanda Dekine and Scott Neely, Co-recipients of the 2016 Mary L. Thomas Award for Civic Leadership and Community Change!

Speaking Down Barriers co-founders recognized for leadership in Spartanburg Recipients to use award funds to expand services By Alyssa Mulliger Published: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 10:17 p.m. Marlanda Dekine and Scott Neely, co-founders of Speaking Down Barriers, were recognized by the Spartanburg County Foundation as co-recipients of the 2016…...

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Spartanburg Academic Movement Releases Annual Report

SPARTANBURG ACADEMIC MOVEMENT RELEASES ANNUAL REPORT Chapter 2: Collective Impact Spartanburg, SC March 2, 2015— The Spartanburg Academic Movement will release its third annual report, “SAM Chapter 2 – Collective Impact,” at an event on Wednesday afternoon at the Spartanburg County Public Library Headquarters.  Executive Director John Stockwell will discuss…...

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An Evening with Wes Moore

New York Times bestselling author Wes Moore told a Spartanburg audience that there is an underdog, proud spirit in Spartanburg that reminds him of his native Baltimore. Moore was the featured speaker at an event at Cornerstone Baptist Church Tuesday evening. The youth advocate and motivational speaker shared his experiences growing up…...

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Foundation Welcomes Booker as New Trustee

The Spartanburg County Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Sheryl Booker to the Board of Trustees for a term of seven years. Mrs. Booker received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Finance from Wofford College and a Masters and Education Specialist Degree in Counselor Education from the University…...

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