GREENVILLE, SC – As Governor Nikki Haley prepared to leave office, she awarded the Order of the Silver Crescent to three Greenville community leaders – Frances Ellison, Harriet Goldsmith and Sue Priester. The Order of the Silver Crescent is the state’s highest civilian award for significant contributions, leadership, volunteerism, and lifelong influence within a region...Read More
Greenville Women Giving is a philanthropic organization founded on the idea that collectively, women can make a real difference.
Greenville Women Giving has released its 2016/2017 Annual Report featuring 2017 grant recipients.Read More
The Mill Village Farms program received a 2015 GWG grant of $61,000 to provide stipends for at-risk youth and their adult supervisors. Founded in 2012, Mill Village Farms hires youth who attend weekly classes as they plant, tend, grow and market food in Greenville County’s food deserts.The youth work alongside adult supervisors who teach and...Read More
Were it not for a “mere girl,” South Carolina may not have the proud history of its powerful role in creating the economic foundation for this nation. That’s according to Darla Moore, the first woman to have a major business school (at The University of South Carolina) named in her honor. That “mere girl,” as...Read More
Supporting the vulnerable, re-directing lives, providing adequate facilities, and sustaining enhanced opportunities for young people – our grants this year will help the organizations that touch people in all these areas. We received 80 grant applications requesting over $5 million. Sixty-two dedicated and hard-working members of the Grants Review Committee started analyzing these in late...Read More