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Over her 25-year career, Williams has led inclusive and innovative teams that have raised and managed more than $600 million. (Photo/The Liberty Fellowship)
Jul 19, 2024

Spartanburg-based statewide non-profit names new CEO

Over her 25-year career, Williams has led inclusive and innovative teams that have raised and managed more than $600 million.

Goodwill of the Upstate/Midlands South Carolina invests money from its retail stores into creating education and job training opportunities at no cost to participants. (Photo/Goodwill)
Jul 5, 2024

Organizations agree to create film academy in Greenville

The new film school is intended to offer the training necessary for participants to pursue a career in the film and television industry.

Students who pass the first part of the course will be eligible for part two — a hands-on day of operator training. (Photo/Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina)
Apr 16, 2024

Goodwill program offers path to drone pilot career

Goodwill is offering the job-training program for aspiring …

Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Mindlands South Carolina says the academy will help build a workforce for an interconnected tech society. (Photo/Goodwill)
Mar 21, 2024

Goodwill launches job training academy for cybersecurity

The inaugural class begins March 25 at locations in Greenville and Columbia …

The Leadership Columbia Class of 2024 is partnering with Serve & Connect for its project that makes an impact in the Midlands community. (Photo/Leadership Columbia)
Mar 14, 2024

Leadership Columbia class project to enhance non-profit organization’s HQ

The project will create an outdoor basketball court, a pavilion with a grilling area and seating, and large outdoor board game installations, among other outdoor landscaping and beautification efforts.

Mar 11, 2024

SCDOA and IMPH honored with 2023 South Carolina Notable State Documents Award

Columbia, S.C. — The South Carolina Department on Aging (SCDOA) in partnership with the South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) was announced as a winner of the 2023 South Carolina Notable State Documents Awards. For its work Addressing Social Isolation in Older Adults as a Determinant of Health, SCDOA and IMPH won […]

Mar 1, 2024

Half a Sorrow Foundation Announces 2024 Board of Directors

Greenville, SC – Half a Sorrow Foundation, a leading non-profit organization dedicated to promoting mental health awareness, suicide prevention, and postvention support, proudly announces its 2024 Board of Directors. Committed to advancing the Foundation’s mission of fostering life-saving connections and promoting real c[...]

Feb 28, 2024

Family Connection South Carolina to Host 2024 Hopes & Dreams Conference

Annual Conference highlights resources for families and professionals caring for children who have disabilities Columbia, SC — Family Connection of South Carolina will be hosting their annual Hopes and Dreams Conference on March 21 at the R2i2 Conference Center. The conference brings together parents, professionals, students, non-profits and state agencies for a day of learning […]

Feb 21, 2024

USGLC Welcomes 57 Young Professionals to the Next Gen Global Leaders Network Class of 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is announcing the 2024 class of the Next Generation (Next Gen) Global Leaders Network, a year-long leadership training, cultivation, and engagement program for a group of diverse and bipartisan young professionals from across the country in support of their own engagement on global development and […]

Feb 16, 2024

Knight Foundation supports three local nonprofits with $200,000

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, a Midlands philanthropic partner since 1993, awarded $202,565 to three local nonprofit organizations. The Knight Foundation is committed to ensuring Columbia has a vibrant, equitable and inclusive public life in the downtown and riverfront areas. The chosen projects will use economic a[...]

The board of directors of Sustain SC, a nonprofit organization connecting the sustainability goals of business in South Carolina with local solutions, has appointed Leslie Skardon as CEO. (Photo/Sustain SC)
Feb 15, 2024

Sustain SC names new CEO

The executive will lead Sustain SC as it works to build on its mission to connect businesses and local stakeholders to support both economic growth and conservation priorities.

Feb 14, 2024

Thomas Tafel of Lexington Medical Center selected as 2024 Judith M. Davis Volunteer of the Year

Columbia, S.C. – United Way of the Midlands will recognize Thomas Tafel of Lexington Medical Center, as the recipient of the 2024 Judith M. Davis Volunteer of the Year Award during the Humanitarian of the Year Ceremony on February 22, 2024. “United Way of the Midlands is honored to present this award, a testament to [&hellip[...]