Fall For Giving Grant

Fall for Giving is a grant program designed to support local nonprofit organizations whose projects in the areas of culinary and food, cultural diversity, family and music align with the festival’s mission. Fall for Giving is administered by the Fall for Greenville Board of Directors. All proposals will be reviewed by the board to determine potential local impact. Applications are closed for 2024 season.

Before You Apply

Please read the Fall for Giving Guidelines.

As part of the application process, you will need to upload the following documents:

  • IRS Determination Letter
  • Attach provided Budget Request Form. Please have this template completed before you begin the application.
  • Most recent Audited Financial Statement and/or IRS Form 990
  • Board or Directors, Trustees, or Officers List
  • Letters of support from partners (if applicable)
  • Timeline and Task List for Implementation

Note: Applicants have the option to save their progress and return to complete it, using an emailed application link.


2023 Grant Recipients


Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Upstate will utilizing funding to add a music activity to their current Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring program. This activity will allow mentors and mentees to attend a live event at the Peace Center or another theatre in Greenville.

Greenville Light Opera Works (GLOW) will offer an special theatre experience to 500 youth from Greenville. GLOW will present “Black Broadway” and offer a special behind the scenes tour prior to the show for youth from local summer camps.

Pendleton Place will supporting a portion of the overall construction and renovation costs to turn Pendleton Place’s current Assessment Center AC into Greenville's first comprehensive Family Resource Center. Renovations will create usable space for programming, medical and mental health exams, and administrative office space at 1114 Pendleton Street, directly across the street from our main campus at 1133 Pendleton Street.

United Ministries will support of UM’s Emergency Assistance program. Funds will be used to stock the Food Pantry with items that allow for a participant-choice model. This way of donating to those who are food insecure affords individuals/families the opportunity for dignified shopping to secure the nourishment that best fits their particular needs and preferences.

Fall for Giving Grant Recipients