UWP Receives Grant from Spartanburg County Foundation

United Way of the Piedmont is proud to announce its receipt of an $8,170 grant from the Spartanburg County Foundation to expand our Financial Stability Initiative. The grant will specifically provide support for United Way’s Benefit Bank and Charity Tracker. Essentially, the funds will enable United Way to provide effective management for these initiatives, bringing valuable resources to the community, as well as accountability.

The Foundation awarded more than $149,000 to 14 local nonprofit organizations and United Way is honored to be listed among such an impactful group of organizations.

For more info about this grant please see the article in Spartanburg Herald Journal.

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