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Greenville Water is a not-for-profit water agency whose mission is to provide quality water and a sustainable future for more than 500,000 residents in Greenville County, portions of Anderson, Pickens and Laurens counties. Through its Commission, Greenville Water distributes community contributions through direct funding and volunteerism. Greenville Water actively supports community events that have a positive impact on the quality of life in the Greenville Water service area.

Community Sponsorship Objectives

  • Fund significant projects or programs that have lasting, positive impacts in the areas of environmental awareness, conservation, water education and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.
  • Strengthen relationships with organizations and the community at large.
  • Provide visibility, positive public outreach and recognition for Greenville Water.
  • Provide an opportunity to educate local youth about water resources and the environment.
Community Giving Guidelines

Application Review Process

The sponsorship committee, made up of two Greenville Water Commissioners and the CEO, shall manage the applications/requests received as follows:

  • Requests must be made with sufficient information to allow for proper committee review.
  • Reviews will be based upon Community Sponsorship Objectives.
  • A summary of requests will be provided to the complete Commission at a Commission meeting following each Committee review.
  • Applicants will be notified within 30 days of a decision.
  • Applications must be completed in full in order to be considered.


Opportunity or Event Date Deadline for Request Review and Notification
December, January or February October 15 November 3 (Commission Meeting)
March, April or May January 15 February 4 (Commission Meeting)
June, July or August April 15 May 5 (Commission Meeting)
September, October or November July 15 August 4 (Commission Meeting)
Community Giving Request Form


Grant requests that support the following will not be considered:

  • Individuals
  • Tickets for contests or raffles with prizes
  • Religious organizations
  • Trips or tours for groups
  • Political or partisan organizations or events
  • Out of service area donations