2024 Granting Timeline

Please note:  GCCF Grant Applications are available only through our granting software platform. Please use this link to create your account and access the Grant Application for the current cycle.

Youth & Education

Applications will be received February 1 – February 29 and reviewed during March, with notifications given and awarded funds made available by April 30.

Community Enhancement

Applications will be received June 1 – June 30 and reviewed during July, with notifications given and awarded funds made available by August 31.

Open Granting

Applications will be received October 1 – October 31 and reviewed during November, with notifications given and awarded funds made available by January 15.

Innovation

The Innovation Grant cycle occurs biennially and will be offered again in 2025.

Prospective applicants must contact Foundation staff for further details before submitting an application for the GCCF Innovation Grant and attend one mandatory orientation meeting about this grant process. Orientation meetings for the 2025 Innovation cycle will be posted here and announced in early 2025.

For more information about the Innovation Grant, contact Mary Woodiwiss, 864.223.1524 x2, mwoodiwiss@greenwoodcf.org.

Grant Application Example

An EXAMPLE of the GCCF Grant Application may be found here.

PLEASE NOTE: This document is provided as a reference
and WILL NOT be accepted as an application. Use this link
to create your account and access the Grant Application

for the current cycle.

The evaluation form found here is used by our Community Grants Review Committees and Board of Directors in assessing grant applications.

Innovation Grant Application Example

An EXAMPLE of the Innovation Grant Application
form may be found here.

PLEASE NOTE: This document is provided as a reference
and WILL NOT be accepted as an application. Use this link
to create
your account and access the Innovation Grant Application.

Donor-Advised, Designated, and Field of Interest Grants

Grants are also made by GCCF from Donor Advised, Designated, and Field of Interest Funds, in fulfillment of donors’ specific intents.  Donors may recommend grants to virtually any tax-exempt organizations serving the causes they care about most deeply— locally and even globally. For more information, please see Donors & Funds.

Questions about Completing or Submitting a Grant Application?
Contact us for assistance.

Greenwood County Community Foundation
110 Phoenix Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
864.223.1524
staff@greenwoodcf.org