Capacity Building Grants

The Community Foundation allocates funds for Capacity Building Grants based on income generated by the Foundation’s unrestricted endowment and donor contributions. We believe that when capacity building is successful, it strengthens and improves a nonprofit’s ability to achieve its mission, sustain itself over time, and have a quantifiable impact on the community it serves.

2018 Grants

We are proud to provide Capacity Building Grants to the following organizations:

Center for Developmental Services–$17,000

Funds will be used for a technology update which includes replacement and upgrades to current computers that support critical services provided to partner agencies and families.

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Centre Stage South Carolina–$9,000

Funds will be used for technology upgrade and equipment that supports their mission to produce diverse theatre, support local artists, and provide outreach opportunities.

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Clarity–$9,000

Funds will be used for the development of a new strategic plan incorporating results from the Core Capacity Assessment Tool (CCAT).

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CommunityWorks–$4,500

Funds will be used to complete an online survey-based assessment tool in preparation for the creation of a new strategic plan.

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Greenville Symphony Association–$10,000

Funds will be used to purchase new advanced technology including new computers and projector to improve efficiency of staff and reduce the risk of lost information.

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Greer Relief & Resources Agency–$5,000

Funds will be used for technology upgrades including purchase of new computers and laptops to assist with meeting the needs of staff and clients.

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Loaves & Fishes–$12,000

Funds will be used for technology upgrades including training on new equipment, data conversion for an online donor management system, and to upgrade their web-based reporting system.

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Meyer Center for Special Children–$6,000

Funds will be used for the creation of a new marketing video that will include their updated logo, renovated facility, and current student population.

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Servants for Sight–$16,000

Funds will be used to underwrite licensing and implementation of a web-based case management software system. The system will help with follow-up care so that more clients can be served.

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Triune Mercy Center–$9,000

Funds will go towards technology and security upgrades to equip staff and improve safety for staff and clients.

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YouthBase–$2,500

Funds will be used to upgrade technology including computers and printers and subscribe to online educational resources to help them fulfill their mission.

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