End the Debt Trap in South Carolina @ Via zoom
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Our last in person GPP meeting in January 2020 looked at “payday lending” in South Carolina and early plans to put an end to predatory interest rates. Please join us for an update on the tremendous progress that a new coalition has made since that time and what’s next in terms of policy change.

What’s Next For Boards? Best Practices for 2021 and Beyond @ Via zoom
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

2020 required boards to pivot to online meetings, strained participation with members’ own busy schedules, and the enormous challenges that nonprofits were facing. What lessons and adjustments can we take into the coming years? And what best practices can take boards from good to great?

Join us for a meeting with board and staff leaders to maximize board performance to meet each board’s mission.

Biscuits Party to Enhance Equity in Philanthropy (B-PEEP) @ CHANGED - University Center Auditorium
Jun 22 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

NOTE – location change due to weather!  Since 2018, Greenville Partnership for Philanthropy and NonProfit Alliance have joined to celebrate summer solstice in recognition of blogger Vu Le’s suggestions that nonprofits and funders get together to socialize and break down barriers. Of course, we took off 2020, but we’ll resume the tradition with a very casual drop in!

From Chaos to Calm: Sustainable Post-COVID Operations @ Via zoom
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

COVID has created chaos for many non-profit organizations. This session presents a framework for sustainable post-COVID operations that will shift your organization from the chaos of COVID into a manageable new norm.

HR Lessons Learned From 2020 and What They Mean For Your Workplace Today and in the Future @ Via zoom
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

2020 challenged employers in so many ways, from workplace location and safety to federal programs to fund payroll to managing the ways a heated political environment spilled into employees’ work lives.

And the challenges continue in 2021 – what about the hybrid workplace model stays and what goes, how to handle vaccinations at work, and what new federal programs exist to support your workers.

Lee Yarborough, President at Propel HR, joins us to cover these topics and what they mean for your organization. She’ll then answer your questions about HR. Don’t miss this interactive and practical session for funders and nonprofits in Greenville County!

Building Community Trust and Impact with Language Justice @ Via zoom
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Building opportunities for ALL Greenville County residents also means making sure every voice can be heard. Many community organizations are actively seeking to create equitable spaces to better serve our community members. This action must include creating space for those that are not predominantly English speaking.

Creating multi-lingual spaces where everyone can communicate, understand, and be understood in the language in which they prefer is part of language justice. Language justice is a key component to building inclusive, equitable and sustainable communities. As the world continues to evolve, today’s non-profit and philanthropic organizations have tools at their disposal to implement strategies and practices that promote language equity. This session will include practical tips on doing your work with language justice in mind.

Redistricting in South Carolina
Oct 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Mental and Behavioral Health – Caring for Your Clients, Your Employees, and Yourself @ Via zoom
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

By special request from our members, we’ve asked James Campbell with the Well-Being Partnership to join us for an overview of mental and behavioral health, including:

•          Identifying a person in need of services
•          How to approach the topic
•          When and how to refer
•          Community Resources
•          Challenges in Resource Availability
•          Intersectionality
•          Self-care

Faith and Philanthropy @ Long Branch Baptist Church
Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Many communities of faith in Greenville County give time and money to support local nonprofit organizations.

The members of Greenville Partnership for Philanthropy – foundations, corporate sponsorship programs, and other charitable giving entities – have learned a great deal about effective giving by connecting with each other.

This gathering brings together faith leaders interested in local mission work and local giving to share best practices, ask questions of their peers, and learn more about work in the community around housing, poverty, education, and other issues of interest to congregations in Greenville County.

We welcome any faith community leaders who are interested in strengthening their local impact to join us for an engaging conversation.

GPP & NPA Summer Solstice Party @ Feed & Seed Co.
Jun 22 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Since 2018, Greenville Partnership for Philanthropy and NonProfit Alliance have joined to celebrate summer solstice in recognition of blogger Vu Le’s suggestions that nonprofits and funders get together to socialize and break down barriers. We are excited to host this year’s event at Feed and Seed’s new space! Drop in between 4:30 and 6:30 for fellowship and to learn about new partnerships between GPP and NPA.