Advocacy/Policy Tag

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The November election added three new members to Greenville County Council, gave the Republicans a supermajority in the state legislature, and flipped the US Senate and Presidency to Democrats (with South Carolina’s federal delegation firmly holding our position...

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...

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...

Some of the issues that are of interest to the philanthropic and nonprofit sector in Greenville County – workforce development, affordable housing, transportation, and growth – are ones best addressed in partnership with our local policy makers. Greenville Partnership for Philanthropy joined with the Nonprofit Alliance...

Meals served to hungry people of all ages. Job training for those aiming to earn a better wage. Therapies and education for children with disabilities provided by skilled and caring professionals. Inspiring theatrical performances and works of art. Peaceful parks, enjoyed by thousands of residents...

Since the Economy Inn was abruptly closed on Thursday, January 25th, many former residents of the Inn have been residing at Nicholtown Missionary Baptist Church.  We owe a great debt of gratitude to Pastor Darian Blue and his members for sharing hospitality with these individuals...

December is a time of giving, not just to family and friends but to nonprofit organizations as donors look at their year-end tax obligations and decide to accelerate expenses by making donations to their favorite charities. This year has been a good one for many...