ABCD Institute (at Northwestern University) - Visit website
The Asset-Based Community Development Institute (ABCD) is at the center of a large and growing movement that considers local assets as the primary building blocks of sustainable community development. Building on the skills of local residents, the power of local associations, and the supportive functions of local institutions, asset-based community development draws upon existing community strengths to build stronger, more sustainable communities for the future. 

Clemson Public Service Activities Visit website
Located in the Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Agriculture at Clemson University, the Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life helps to generate, share and apply the research foundation for youth, family, and community development. Work at IFNL starts from the premises that strong communities support strong families and vice versa, and that both are necessary for healthy development of children and youth.

Council on Foundations - Visit website
The Council on Foundations and its members promote the highest standards of ethical behavior and the promotion of philanthropy.

Greenwood County Community Foundation - Visit website
Established in 2010, the Greenwood County Community Foundation makes it possible for all citizens to take part in helping to create a more vibrant and stronger community for all.

The Greenwood Genetic Center - Visit website 
Since 1974, the Greenwood Genetic Center has been a leader in the delivery of genetic services, committed to diagnosing genetic conditions, counseling individuals and families, researching the causes of birth defects and genetic diseases, and educating health care providers, teachers, and the public about genetics.

The Jim Self Center on the Future Visit Website
at the Strom Thurmond Institute, Clemson UniversityThe Jim Self Center on the Future serves South Carolina and its communities by promoting awareness of important issues and trends facing the state. The Center advances public and private commitment to policies and actions that support the state’s well being through collaborative research and information exchange among the state’s citizens and leadership.

Kids Count - Visit website
Kids Count is an ongoing initiative of the Annie E. Casey Foundation that tracks and reports data about the wellbeing of children in all 50 states.

National Center for Family PhilanthropyVisit website
The National Center for Family Philanthropy promotes  philanthropic values, vision, and excellence across generations of philanthropists and their families.

South Carolina Association of NonProfit Organizations (SCANPO) - Visit website
Founded in 1997, the South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations is a statewide network that brings together charitable organizations to strengthen South Carolina’s entire nonprofit sector.

Southeastern Council of Foundations - Visit website
The Southeastern Council of Foundations (SECF) is a membership association of more than 360 grantmakers working together to strengthen, promote and increase philanthropy in 11 southeastern states (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA).

United Center for Community Care (UC3) – Visit website
The United Center for Community Care provides a number of different social support services in a single location, providing a 0ne-stop-shop for those needing help. Services range from a food pantry to mental health services to tutoring.