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A community where
your voice is welcome

If you’re looking for the kind of community that values active, diverse voices, your potential to make an impact in Spartanburg is limitless. Here, young professionals and seasoned community leaders work side-by-side.

With dozens of organizations working to shape Spartanburg’s future, we need your ideas and passion to help us build something great. Our community of artists, entrepreneurs, small business owners, non-profit leaders and government policymakers welcomes you.

Programs and groups such as Leadership Spartanburg and Spartanburg Young Professionals weave you into community leadership, alongside volunteers and top administration. The Inclusion Council and Economic Empowerment Fund help underrepresented business populations grow and develop, while the Northside Initiative is dedicated to neighborhood revitalization and equal access to affordable housing.

Make your mark. Start your own movement. See the change you can make in your community.

Your voice matters here.

The Foundation plays a unique role in connecting the community as a convener, bringing people together from all sectors around issues and opportunities. As a knowledge source and thought leader, the Foundation promotes collaboration and embraces innovation through various deliveries to foster awareness, inform decision-making, and spark collective action on problems facing the people of Spartanburg. Continued at

United Way seeks to engage the entire community in our work without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, sexual orientation, veteran-status, familial status or socio-economic status. That commitment will be reflected in all aspects of United Way’s work – service delivery, staffing, and volunteer participation. Continued at 

OneSpartanburg, Inc. has long committed to diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. With the help of our DEI Champions and Inclusion Council, we recently strengthened those efforts by funding the creation and implementation of a DEI strategic plan to drive bold outcomes both within our organization and within our county. Continued at