Category Archives: Nonprofit

Spartanburg County Foundation announces 2016 responsive grant cycle

The Spartanburg County Foundation is excited to announce that in 2016 it will offer two responsive grant cycles. The Spring Cycle, now open, focuses on programmatic and general purpose grants and the Fall Cycle will focus on capacity-building grants. The Spartanburg County Foundation supports a wide variety of projects that clearly provide innovative responses to address the goals and/or…
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The Blood Connection starts new student club at Clemson

Volunteer service teaches students about leadership and community outreach, skills that can’t be taught in the classroom. Research also shows students who volunteer perform better at school and can build stronger resumes for college and scholarship applications, not to mention the many ways they ultimately help people in need. The Blood Connection and Clemson University…
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Group launches to help Upstate non-profit organizations find funding

With more than 10 years’ experience, Lisa Finley, Grant Resource Group LLC Executive Director, is launching accredited full-service grant writing and research services for non-profit organizations. [caption id="attachment_575" align="alignleft" width="225"] Lisa Finley[/caption] “In the US since 2010, charitable contributions of private foundations have consistently increased, but many non-profit organizations lack the time, resources, or experience…
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Spartanburg County Foundation selects Sheryl 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. 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 of South Carolina. Currently, she serves as support specialist for…
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Ten at the Top announces new board members for 2016-17

Ten at the Top (TATT), a non-profit organization created to foster collaboration and planning in South Carolina’s Upstate region, has announced its officers for 2016-2017. Serving as officers for Ten at the Top for the next two years will be: [caption id="attachment_523" align="alignnone" width="135"] Hank McCullough[/caption] Chair: Hank McCullough, Senior Manager – Government Relations, Piedmont…
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Furman United Soccer Club hires Kyle Rogers

Furman United Soccer Club (FUSC) has hired Kyle Rogers as Business Development Manager. Furman United is a youth soccer club offering Recreational, Academy and Select level play and has been serving the greater Upstate for 23 years. Kyle comes to Furman United with a wealth of knowledge and extensive background in business development coupled with…
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Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg names new executive director

[caption id="attachment_405" align="alignnone" width="604"] Caitlin Boice[/caption] Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg, an arts nonprofit organization supporting artists in Spartanburg County and surrounding counties since 1957, has announced the selection of Caitlin Boice as its new Executive Director. Boice has been working as the Interim Director since June 2014. The selection was made after a regional search…
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Hincapie Sportswear funds over 6,000 meals for the homebound

[caption id="attachment_382" align="alignnone" width="604"] George Hincapie packages meals for Meals on Wheels of Greenville. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] On Wednesday, December 16, George and Rich Hincapie and the Hincapie Sportswear team presented funds to Meals on Wheels of Greenville to provide over 6,000 meals to the homebound in Greenville County. This donation comes from proceeds generated by the…
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Wells Fargo supports Chapman Cultural Center with $12,500 grant

[caption id="attachment_243" align="alignnone" width="604"] Wells Fargo representatives present a $12,500 grant check to The Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg at Chapman Cultural Center. From left to right: Wells Fargo Community Affairs Representative Susan Bankson, Wells Fargo Community Banking Store Manager Heather Rapalee, Wells Fargo Community Banking Store Manager Tanisha Stevens, CCC President and CEO Jennifer…
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Greer Chamber President earns CCEC designation

The Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) recognized Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Mark Owens as a 2015 recipient of the Certified Chamber Executives of the Carolinas (CCEC) designation at their Annual Management Conference on October 26, 2015. Owens was also recognized as the President-Elect for CACCE. The CACCE Certified Chamber Executives…
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