Apply for a 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.

2018 Grant Recipients

  • Meals on Wheels - $20,000 to replace the organization’s 20-year-old brasier, a tilting pan skillet, which has been used in the preparation of over six million hot meals for delivery to their homebound clients.
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas - $15,000 to fund the organization’s new family pantry. The expanded pantry will serve families needing quick and easy access to food 24 hours a day and provide storage for in-kind donations received from the local community.
  • Loaves and Fishes - $5,000 to help purchase a new, more energy efficient refrigerated box truck that will help with the organization’s mission to rescue food and reduce hunger by diverting healthy food from landfills and deliver it at no cost to those in need.
  • A Child’s Haven - $5,000 for a food storage freezer to use as part of their new Family Farm to Table project. The organization currently serves two healthy meals a day to 70 children.
  • Greenville Technical College - $5,000 toward the Fall for Greenville Culinary Arts Institute Scholarship Endowment Fund. The festival established the scholarship in 2006 to provide tuition for students in the culinary arts field. The increase in funds will help serve more students.
  • Legacy Early College - $2,013 to purchase sound equipment that will support musical programming, cultural events and family and community outreach. Formed in 2010, the Title 1 public charter school serves approximately 200 students and stresses academic excellence, physical education and superior nutrition.
  • Advanced Institute for Development and Learning - $1,650 to purchase a washer and dryer for their new facility. The organization supports development and learning of children with special needs through clinical therapeutic services such as pediatric speech and feeding.