Category Archives: Nonprofit

Upstate Forever Receives $75,000 Grant from Hollingsworth Funds

Greenville, SC – Hollingsworth Funds has awarded Upstate Forever a grant for $75,000 to empower and equip Greenville’s community leaders, citizens, and quality-of-life stakeholders with land use solutions to help address the most urgent issues facing our community. The grant follows the release of an eye-opening study, commissioned by Upstate Forever and partners, which highlights…
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ETV Endowment of South Carolina Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

SPARTANBURG, July 9, 2018 – The ETV Endowment of South Carolina’s strong fiscal responsibility and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the seventh consecutive time the ETV Endowment of South Carolina has earned this top distinction. Since 2002, Charity Navigator…
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Proud Mary Theatre Company Presents Southern Baptist Sissies in Two former Baptist Churches

SPARTANBURG, SC – The award-winning Proud Mary Theatre Company, the Upstate’s alternative theatre, concludes its inaugural season with the hit comedy “Southern Baptist Sissies” by Del Shores (the playwright behind “Sordid Lives”) on August 3-5 in Spartanburg and August 10-12 in Greenville at two former Baptist churches. “Southern Baptist Sissies” follows the travails of four…
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Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County earns another 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

GREENVILLE, S.C. – With their fierce loyalty to the community and their financial stability, Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County has once again received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. Charity Navigator, using objective analysis, has been awarding fiscally responsible organizations since 2002. Along with financial responsibility, Charity Navigator gives…
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The Late Senator Billy O’Dell Honored by Greenwood Genetic Center

[caption id="attachment_24235" align="alignleft" width="2016"] Skinner addresses those gathered for the dedication[/caption] Greenwood, SC (July 25, 2018) – SC State Senator Billy O’Dell was honored on Wednesday as the Greenwood Genetic Center dedicated the Senator William H. “Billy” O’Dell Boardroom. GGC faculty and staff as well as many of Senator O’Dell’s family, friends, and employees were…
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Miracle Hill Ministries Hires Karen Busha as VP of Children’s Ministries

[caption id="attachment_24173" align="alignleft" width="300"] Karen Busha, VP of Children's Ministries[/caption] GREENVILLE, SC (July 23, 2018) – Miracle Hill Ministries has hired Karen Busha as VP of Children’s Ministries to provide leadership for the organization’s group homes and foster care program. Busha comes to the non-profit with more than 30 years of experience in state government…
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Habitat Greenville dedicates Faith/Golden Strip Church Coalition Home for a veteran

Greenville, SC – On Sunday, July 22, Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County will dedicate the 2018 Faith/Golden Strip Church Coalition Build home, celebrating a longstanding partnership with faith communities in Greenville and the Golden Strip. This is the 21st home built by Greenville’s Faith/Golden Strip Church Coalition. The new homeowners are the Beard family,…
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