Funder Directory

Community Foundation of Greenville


Funder Type:
  • Community Foundation
Program Funding Areas
Affordable Housing, Animals, Arts & Culture, Capacity Building, Child Welfare, Community & Economic Development, Education, Environment, Families & Children, Health, Human Services, Military/Veterans, Philanthropy
Population Areas
  • All Populations
Types of Grants/Scholarships Considered:
  • Capacity Building & Technical Assistance
  • Capital & Infrastructure
  • Leadership & Professional Development
  • Program Development
Grants in the most recent fiscal year:
2844 Grants Awarded
$6,174 Average Grant Size
$17,557,964 in Total Giving

Mission/Giving Statement

The Community Foundation of Greenville inspires giving by bridging philanthropy and purpose, making Greenville County an inclusive and vibrant community.

How to Apply

Accepts Unsolicited LOIs/Proposals:
Grant Cycle:
Once a year
Application Deadline(s):
Capacity Building Grant Application (Opens: June 1, 2023 - Closes: July 28, 2023) Walter Johnson Trust Staff Training Grant (Opens: January 2, 2023 - Closes: January 31, 2023) Scholarship Program - Applications open March 1, 2023 Margaret Linder Southern Endowment (Invitation only process) Minority-led Nonprofit Grants (Invitation only process)

Contact Information

Contact Name
Director of Community Impact - Grants and Scholarships
630 East Washington Street, Suite A
Greenville, South Carolina 29601

Additional Information

The Foundation welcomes grant requests from established 501(c)(3) tax- exempt agencies (operating two or more years), located within or offering services to the residents of Greenville County, South Carolina through a competitive annual process. Register in the Foundation online grantmaking system at The Community Foundation will follow these guidelines in evaluating grant requests: Thoroughly review the requesting organization’s ability to succeed, including evaluation of its budget, Board of Directors, staffing capability, and experience Evaluate each request carefully to ensure that projects do not overlap and services are not duplicated Require post-grant evaluation to determine whether the funded project met outlined objective We will not make grants to individuals We will not fund tuition for degree programs, fees and other costs to attend conferences, capital campaigns, campaign consultants (other than initial feasibility study), recurring staff or board training expenses, additional staffing positions, and endowments
Entry Last Updated: November 11, 2022