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When the United States shut down in March of 2020 because of COVID-19, so many organizations were thrust into chaos. Very few had a structure or roadmap for dealing with the complete shift in operations to a virtual setting or safe in person. While many of...

 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? Addy...

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 resumed the tradition...

South Carolina is a state that’s very friendly to high cost lenders, which provide title loans, payday loans, and installment loans at interest rates as high as 795%.  Our state laws allows lenders to charge any rate they like, as long as they file it...

Several of you have come to GPP and NPA saying, “My board needs help!” Challenges include: Board members getting very comfortable with zooming and multitasking while doing so – how do we pull them back in post-COVID? Board attendance slipping because members are busy with...

 Greenville County’s New Emergency Rental Assistance Program from GPP - Greenville Philanthropy on Vimeo. Counties with population of 200,000 people or more received Emergency Rental Assistance Program funds from the federal government, and Greenville County received $15.8 million. These funds are to help households affected by...

Update on Greenville County CARES Act Funding from GPP - Greenville Philanthropy on Vimeo. As we've previously reported, Greenville County received $91 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds from the CARES Act to be used to "navigate the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak," according to the US...

The decisions made by Greenville County Council are critical to the philanthropic and nonprofit sector in Greenville County, as well as the communities they serve. Greenville Partnership for Philanthropy, NonProfit Alliance, and United Way of Greenville County hosted Greenville County Council candidates in a virtual forum...