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Metropolitan Arts Council Receives 2021 Leadership in Arts Award

The Leadership in Arts Award recognizes an organization that serves our community through outstanding arts leadership and outreach programming, therefore elevating the artistic opportunities available in our community.

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Dr. Marjorie Jenkins Receives 2021 Education Spirit Award

The Education Spirit Award recognizes an individual or organization dedicated to the betterment of youth and the education experience for the Upstate.

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Lesa Kastler Receives 2021 Ruth Nicholson Award

The Ruth Nicholson Award is the highest honor presented by the Community Foundation each year and honors the volunteer who has made significant contributions to the Greenville community through volunteer work for the Community Foundation or to one of its projects, programs, or areas of emphasis.

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Mill Village Ministries Receives the 2021 Community Spirit Award

The Community Spirit Award is given to an outstanding nonprofit organization that serves the community through its vital programs and through its exceptional efforts to communicate and partner with other nonprofits.

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National Alliance on Mental Illness received 2021 Healthcare Transformation Award!

The Healthcare Transformation Award honors an outstanding individual or organization that actively and compassionately works to transform the health of our community through contributions of time, talent, and treasure.

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Honoring the Life of Brittany Langley Lawson with Brittany’s Benches

Brittany's Benches seeks to punctuate the landscape with spaces that invite and encourage family and friends to gather and delight in the joy of sharing life with loved ones.

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Apply Today for Healthy Greenville & Healthy Greenville, Too! Grants

Community Foundation of Greenville is now administering Greenville Health Authority's Grants Initiatives. Click below to find more information about the application process, criteria, and award information.

Healthy Greenville Grants Info

Healthy Greenville, Too! Grants Info

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Greenville Free Medical Clinic Receives the 2020 Community Spirit Award

Thanks to hundreds of volunteers, the Greenville Free Medical Clinic provides life-changing services to thousands in need

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Bill Pelham Receives 2020 Philanthropic Spirit Award

Knowing the importance of a strong foundation, Bill Pelham helps art and education nonprofits build creatively.

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Marie Monroe Receives 2020 Ruth Nicholson Award

The Community Foundation bestows its highest honor, the Ruth Nicholson Award, to a woman using lessons learned from her foremothers.

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