Fall for Giving Grant

2021 Fall for Giving Grant Application

Application Deadline: The 2021 Fall for Giving Grant process is open! 2021 Fall for Giving Grant applications are due by January 31. 


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.

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)

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

2020 Grant Recipients



The Family Effect – Festival funds were used to add storage to their pantry, buy kitchen equipment and purchasing reusable grocery bags. 

Harvest Hope Food Bank – Festival funds were used to purchase new computer hardware and software. The equipment will be used to improve data intake, processing, and recording specific analysis. 

Loaves & Fishes – Festival funds were used to up fit the hub with shelving and food shortage totes. The hub is designed to provide high-quality, healthy food to undeserved communities. 

Pendleton Place – The organization used the funding to update existing kitchen equipment. The equipment will be used in their Emergency Youth Shelter.

Rebuild Upstate – Festival funds from Fall for Greenville were used to repair the home of one local family. Repairs will focus on accessibility and access to healthier living, such as kitchen repairs, bathroom repairs, and mold remediation.

Greenville Technical College – Festival funds went towards 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.