For Our Grantmaker Partners

SCANPO works closely with United Ways, community foundations as well as corporate and private foundations.

Our partnerships with grantmaking organizations are designed to meet the needs of your grantees and communities through: 1.  annual Partner membership  and 2. sponsorships or grants for services based on the offerings listed below.

Click here to join or renew your Partner membership. To discuss customized services for your community, please contact Madeleine McGee at

Grantmaker Partner Member Dues:
Determined by total grants made in South Carolina for the previous year 


Annual Distributions In SC


Level 1

Up to $199,999


Level 2

$200,000 to $999,999


Level 3

$1,000,000 to $2,999,999


Level 4

$3,000,000 to $7,499,999


Level 5

$7,500,000 and above






Grantmaker Partner Member Benefits:
  • Multiple user access to member section of SCANPO website (up to 20 staff and board)
  • Free job postings on Nonprofit Job Center (savings of $125 /per job posting)
  • Access to Member Purchasing Power Discounts – insurance, services and products
  • Use of Consultant & Business Partner Directory on member section of website
  • Member-only e-mails
  • Member Rates for SCANPO summit, learning workshops, seminars and publications
Grantmaker Partner Members may also license SCANPO’s Guiding Principles & Best Practices for use with their grantees and in their community. Please contact Madeleine.


Services Available for Grantmaker Partners:

Nonprofit Summit Offerings
  • Recognition as a Summit Sponsor in various event materials at $500, $1,000, $2,500, $5,000 and $10,000 levels
  • Tailored Scholarship Programs for grantees to cover summit registration, with online application for grantees and selection by grantmakers
  • Registration for staff
Community Assistance / Knowledge Network Partners Services
  • Collaboration on regional gatherings / trainings targeted to grantees / community needs
  • Access to vetted speakers and webinars for nonprofit organizations of various sizes
  • Training materials, including SCANPO’s Guiding Principles & Best Practices, third edition
Grantee-specific Services
  • Customized training for an individual grantee, or a select group of grantees
  • Discounts for SCANPO memberships for grantees
  • Technical assistance for start-up nonprofits in service area
Sector-wide Services
  • Advocacy on sector-wide issues
  • Invitation to SCANPO’s Executive Roundtable and other sector specific gatherings
  • Access to and participation in sector-specific research
Communications Support
  • Listing as a SCANPO Knowledge Network Partner and link from SCANPO’s website
  • Assistance with statewide media outreach and sector communications