• 168 Skipper Street Fort Mill, SC 29715
  • (803) 548-2002

How to Apply


Please consider if you meet the following qualifications before filling out an application:

  • Must be tax exempt under Section 501 ( c ) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • No grants are made to individuals
  • Must be a nonprofit organization that effectively delivers support for basic critical needs of food, shelter, or emergency medical assistance and/or effectively address Early Childhood issues (birth to age 5) in the counties of Chester, Lancaster, and York counties.
  • We only serve the Chester County school district, Lancaster County school district, and Fort Mill school districts.

Grant application periods are as follows:

January 1 – March 1 for the Spring board meeting.
August 1 – October 1 for the Fall board meeting.

Please click on this link for emergency grant requests that are $2500.00 or less. They will be considered at any time.

Please click on this link to apply for large grant requests over $2,500 to be considered for the fall of 2020. Deadline is 10/01/2020.

If you prefer, to fill out a paper application you can download it here.  Mail or deliver your application to:

The Springs Close Foundation
168 Skipper St.
Fort Mill, SC 29715

You may also fax your application to 803-548-1797 or scan and email it to amccrae@springsfnd.com.  All applications must be signed and dated.

Further inquiries or requests for information should be directed to: Michele Lineberger, Administrative Director, at 803-548-2002.

Enter your keyword: