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Giving Matters: New GTC initiative aims to keep African American male students where they belong — enrolled in school

Last year, GTC President Dr. Keith Miller, created the “President’s Commission on Persistence and Retention” to address the urgent issue of keeping students in class.
Giving Matters

Giving Matters: Stock donation to Community Foundation’s donor-advised fund creates win-win for local environmental activist

Friends of the Reedy River advocates for responsible development as Greenville grows.

Confessions of an Ad Man

Joe Erwin has led many significant endeavors, but the secret behind his plentiful success rests in a humble attitude and a giving spirit.

Future Forward

After a substantial career with Bank of America, Bill Bridges lends his business expertise to help others take their next financial leap

Health Connection

Backed by a life of experience, Dr. Brenda Thames bridges the gap between health care providers and educators

Making Room

Honoring his humble roots, DJ Rama of Auro Hotels instills a philanthropic mission in his company

High Road

Greenville’s United Ministries works tirelessly to help others help themselves

School of Thought

From his early days as a school bus driver, William Brown has been dedicated to quality education. Now he provides students access to successful futures through Legacy Early College
Maggie Glasgow

Giving Matters: The Power of Collective Giving

Maggie Glasgow, past Co-Chair, Greenville Women Giving; Board Member, Catalist
Community Foundation of Greenville

Giving Matters: Community Foundation’s donor-advised funds make it easy to support diverse causes

Helping people—in ways large and small— is in Elizabeth Garrison Rasor’s DNA.
Kroc Center

Giving Matters: Kroc Center creates positive impact for individuals, community

Greenville is fortunate to be the site of the only Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in the Carolinas.
International Ballet

Giving Matters: Community support for the arts keeps Greenville’s International Ballet en pointe

In 2003, Lena Forster and her husband, Jurgen, founded International Ballet (IB)…
West Greenville School

Giving Matters: Local artist unlocks creative potential at West Greenville School with murals, hip-hop dance

West Greenville School serves students in grades 6–12 from across the county who have significant emotional and behavioral issues.
The Nature Conservancy

Giving Matters: The Nature Conservancy of South Carolina protects treasured landscapes from the mountains to the sea

Founded in the United States in 1951 and working in South Carolina since 1969, TNC is the world’s largest conservation organization.

Giving Matters: Endowment gives Greenville Literacy Association flexibility to keep up with changing needs

The Greenville Literacy Association is committed to ensuring all community members can take advantage of Greenville’s growth, offering classes in adult literacy and basic education and English as a second language (ESL) to provide the skills needed to meet employer demand.