Women Giving for Spartanburg Grants

Grants to Spartanburg County, South Carolina Nonprofits for Health,
Economic Development, the Environment, and Education

GrantWatch ID#: 176499
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

The Spartanburg County Foundation - Women Giving for Spartanburg



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Grants starting at $25,000 to Spartanburg County, South Carolina nonprofits for programs in the areas of educational initiatives, economic development, cultural vitality, civic and public health, and the natural and social environment. Assistance sessions will take place on October 26 and 28, 2016. The funded programs must affect the community in a major and measurable way.

Applicants must request a minimum of $25,000. Women Giving for Spartanburg has the authority to recommend granting less than $25,000 if the result of the funding is still of high impact.

Applicants must use the grant and complete the project within twelve months. Upon request and in extenuating circumstances, the Women Giving for Spartanburg Grants Committee may give an extension for completion of the grant for up to an additional three months.

Women Giving for Spartanburg considers only those organizations and institutions that are recognized as 501(c)(3) nonprofit and/or tax exempt entities. Organizations must not discriminate on the basis of age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, physical ability, sexual orientation, political affiliation or religious belief.

Grant proceeds may not be used for the following purposes:

- Projects not predominantly serving Spartanburg County residents
- Endowment campaigns
- Projects that are sectarian in nature
- Religious instruction, proselytizing, or preaching
- Sponsorships
- Lobbying
- General operating expenses of the applicant organization including salaries for existing positions
- Consecutive year requests from Grantees

One-on-One assistance sessions will be held for nonprofit organization grantees in the Spartanburg County Foundation Board Room. The sessions will be held on October 26, 2016 from 1 pm - 5 pm and October 28, 2016 from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm.

Applications open on November 1, 2016.


- January 6, 2017- Requests for Grants due, application site closes
- February 14, 2017 – Applicants notified of semifinalist status
- February 15- February 27, 2017 – Semi-finalist Site visits
- February 28, 2017 – Semifinalists notified of Finalist status
- March 9, 2017 – Finalist showcase with Women Giving Membership 5:30- 7:30 p.m. Location TBD
- March 10, 2017– Email Ballot/Mail Ballot
- April 1, 2017 – Voting deadline
- April 18, 2017 – Finalists notified of grant awards
- May 2-8, 2017 (DATE/Location TBD) - Annual grant awards ceremony and 2017 grant contracts signed

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Please register for an assistance session by emailing

Anna Blanton, Chair, Grants Committee
864-590-8522 or

The Spartanburg County Foundation
424 E. Kennedy Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302

Spartanburg County

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