Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Awards $25,000 to SCANPO

  Columbia, SC – The South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO) received a local community grant of $25,000 from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina—an organization that addresses the root causes and effects of poverty in S.C. through action, advocacy and leadership.   The grant was awarded to SCANPO to help fund the Board Engagement Services program, a service to help boards and executive directors build high-performing boards, … [Read more...]

SCANPO Awarded $10,000 from Duke Energy Foundation

Columbia, SC (August 14, 2015) – The South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO) received a local community grant of $10,000 from the Duke Energy Foundation on behalf of Duke Energy. The grant was awarded to SCANPO for their community service, nonprofit leadership and nonprofit work force development across the state of S.C. “We are honored to receive this generous donation from the Duke Energy Foundation,” said Madeleine McGee, president of SCANPO. “With this, we will be … [Read more...]

Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County wins Nonprofit Excellence Award

During the 2015 South Carolina Nonprofit Summit held at the Wild Dunes Resort this week, Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County was presented the South Carolina Nonprofit Excellence Award from the South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO). Monroe Free, president and CEO of the Upstate-based organization, was presented the award by Coby Hennecy, executive director of South Carolina ETV, recipient of last year’s award. “To be recognized by our peers for excellence … [Read more...]

Georgetown Leaders “Sweep” Nonprofit Summit Awards

Senator Ray Cleary, Pawley’s Island resident Carl Falk and Helping Hands Executive Director Sharon Thomas made Georgetown proud last month. All three were honored at SC’s annual Nonprofit Summit when more than 500 nonprofit leaders and volunteers gathered in Charleston, despite the weather, to share best practices, learn new techniques and recognize leaders. The South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO), SC’s “chamber of commerce” for nonprofit organizations honored Senator … [Read more...]

TD Charitable Foundation Supports SC Nonprofits with $10,000 Donation

February 2014 –South Carolina – The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, recently donated $10,000 to the SC Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO) as part of the foundation’s commitment to giving back to the community. SCANPO is an advocate for more than 14,000 charitable nonprofit organizations serving South Carolina’s citizens. With nearly 600 members, SCANPO works across the state “serving, supporting and strengthening … [Read more...]

SCANPO Honors Nonprofit Excellence with Annual Awards

During the recent Together. For Good. Nonprofit Summit in Charleston, we were proud to honor the ETV Endowment of South Carolina for long-term governance and management excellence. At this gathering of more than 500 nonprofit leaders and volunteers from around the state, best practices were shared and new connections were made. A highlight of the annual gathering was the announcement of the Erin Hardwick Award for Nonprofit Excellence. “The ETV Endowment truly embodies the spirit of this … [Read more...]

Nonprofit Sector to Start New Year “Together. For Good” with Summit Focused on Best Practices

Over 500 fundraising and nonprofit professionals from throughout South Carolina are expected to come together February 10 – 12 for the SCANPO Nonprofit Summit, a conference focused on replicating best practices throughout the state. Convened this year at the Francis Marion Hotel in downtown Charleston, this is the 15th such annual gathering, and will offer insights and best practices on energizing a volunteer board, simplifying the strategic planning process, tracking advocacy opportunities and … [Read more...]

Report Identifies Solutions Coming From Government-Nonprofit Contracting Task Forces

A new report released by the National Council of Nonprofits (Council of Nonprofits) demonstrates the proven benefits to the public of establishing joint government-nonprofit contracting task forces.  The report, Partnering for Impact: Government-Nonprofit Contracting Reform Task Forces Produce Results for Taxpayers, focuses on recent efforts in nine states (Connecticut, Hawai'i, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, and Texas) where joint task forces developed … [Read more...]

SCANPO Retirement Plan Program Moves from Hartford to MassMutual

Hartford is selling its Retirement Plans business to MassMutual. Hartford has had a strong presence in the tax-exempt markets, and manages over $4 million for SCANPO members.  The acquisition will not impact SCANPO’s current plan.  Please refer to The Hartford Announcement press release. SCANPO's Current Hartford Retirement Plan As a SCANPO member you are eligible to participate in a full service retirement plan solution provided by The Hartford. Benefits of this solution include: Zero cost … [Read more...]

Sharing Ideas, Inspiring Action

As economic challenges linger and budgets shrink, the "Era of Extra" in America is passing, and with it will go the ability of thousands of nonprofits to continue to do things the way they always have...read more … [Read more...]