Jolley Foundation Grant

Jolley Foundation

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Next deadline: Apr 1, 2020 (Full proposal)

Later deadlines: Jul 1, 2020 (Letter of inquiry), Sep 1, 2020 (Full proposal), Feb 1, 2021 (Letter of inquiry)

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Project / Program, Capital Project

Location of project: Preferred: Greenville County, South Carolina Other eligible locations: South Carolina

Location of residency: Preferred: Greenville County, South Carolina Other eligible locations: South Carolina

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About this funder:



Note: Charitable organizations seeking a grant in the amount of $100,000 or more must send a letter of inquiry by February 1 or July 1  deadlines. All other applicants do NOT need to send a letter of inquiry, and should apply by the "full proposal" deadlines. 

The mission of the Jolley Foundation is to help create and sustain a vibrant and healthy Greenville, SC community that is dedicated to improving the life opportunities and circumstances of its most vulnerable citizens.  To accomplish its purpose, the Foundation invests in strong community organizations that promote economic independence and positively contribute to the quality of life for the economically, physically and emotionally challenged. 

Program Areas:

  • Arts, culture and humanities
  • Education
  • Environment, animals
  • Health
  • Public/society benefit
  • Religion
  • Human services

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Must be based in South Carolina.
  • All applicants must have the financial ability to sustain the funded program or project on a continuing basis.


  • The foundation primarily supports organizations located in and serving the residents of Greenville County, South Carolina and the upstate. 
  • Priority is given to special projects and capital improvements in the areas of human service organizations and education.


  • The Foundation normally does not fund requests for the following purposes:
    • Annual appeals or membership drives
    • Unrestricted endowment funds
    • Operating expenses of established organizations
    • Scholarships to individuals