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Like business large and small and families across the country, nonprofits have been through the wringer over the last six months.  Closures and reopenings with health and safety protocols, loss of revenue, facing a reckoning with racial injustice and systemic racism – and dealing with...

Greenville County’s Nonprofit Institutions Need “All Hands On Deck” College of Charleston’s Riley Center for Livable Communities and Together SC Survey Findings Underscores Needs and Resilience  CHARLESTON, SC, September 18, 2020  Today, the College of Charleston, Together SC, SC Grantmakers Network and funding partners release top line...

In a recent GPP and NPA session on strategic partnerships, Tony McDade, the newly retired Executive Director of United Ministries, shared that he thinks of a strategic partnership as 1 + 1 = 3.  That’s the outcome he believes resulted from the merger of the...

Greenville County Schools received the executive order from Governor Henry McMaster on Sunday, March 15th that it was to move to virtual school because of COVID-19 pandemic (on March 16th, South Carolina had 53 positive cases and two deaths). Since that time, Greenville County Schools (and...

Both Greenville Partnership for Philanthropy and the NonProfit Alliance have placed advocacy and policy in their strategic and operational plans for 2020.  We’ve engaged in advocacy around COVID and CARES Act (and, of course, many nonprofits and funders have been active in speaking for affordable...

During our weekly COVID-19 webinar for GPP and NPA members on June 3, 2020, we were able to cover two topics – how to “reopen” in a safe way and spending time to process George Floyd’s murder and our sector’s role in dismantling racism and...

We must help our neighbors in need Our bottom line recommendation for Greenville County’s Coronavirus Relief Funds: $20 million of the $91 million to support our neighbors in need – assistance with rent and mortgage payments, food, health care, child care, and more Include nonprofits in...

During this week's webinar, we featured Kerry Murphy, Executive Director of Artisphere, who shared how they handled the postponement of the beloved festival during such uncertain times.  Deborah McKetty with the United Way of Greenville County gave the latest updates on the COVID Relief Fund,...

Much of the attention nationwide and in our GPP and Nonprofit Alliance webinars has been directed at the CARES Act’s $351 billion Paycheck Protection Program.  Many Greenville County nonprofits did take advantage of this opportunity, and those that weren't able to are hoping for more...