• 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 non profit organization that must address early childhood issues (birth to age 5) and/or effectively delivers support for basic critical needs including, but not limited to food, shelter, and medical assistance in the counties of Chester, Lancaster, and eastern York county.
  • We only serve the Chester County school district, Lancaster County school district, and Fort Mill school districts.

Please click on the link below to fill out an application that is greater than $2,500.00. 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 download this Project Budget worksheet and fill it out.  It will be a required attachment as part of your application.

Please click on this link for emergency grant requests that are less than $2,500.00.  They will be considered at any time.

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: Angela McCrae, President, or Michele Lineberger, Administrative Director, at 803-548-2002.

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