In 1996, the Mary Black Foundation was established as an independent grantmaking organization to improve the health and wellness of the people and communities of Spartanburg County, SC.
The Mary Black Foundation defines health and wellness broadly – as complete physical, mental and social well being. The Foundation devotes the majority of its resources to efforts that address the underlying causes of poor health outcomes.
To learn more, read our 2013 Annual Report.
We all want Spartanburg County to be a successful and thriving place. The health of Spartanburg County’s citizens is critical to our community’s success. To improve the health of our community as a whole, we all have to get out and be active.
Early Experiences Matter
If Spartanburg County is to continue to prosper in the future, we must ensure that all our children have the opportunity to develop intellectually, socially, and emotionally. We all have a responsibility to create a community that nurtures our children.
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We seek to invest in organizations and projects that are clear about what results they will achieve and how the results will be verified. Click the link below to learn more about our investment approach, application process and deadlines.