Taylor Foundation of Newberry, Inc.
1511 Kendall Road
P. O. Box 399
Newberry, South Carolina 29108

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    Taylor Foundation of Newberry, Inc., a small private foundation, was formed in 1985. 

Our primary goal is to strengthen educational and cultural opportunities for the citizens of Newberry County (South Carolina) and to encourage the appreciation of our county's history.  A secondary goal is to meet humanitarian needs in Newberry County.


Since 1987 TF has provided 168 scholarships to students and are available at 6 schools:  Benedict College,  Medical University of SC, Newberry College, Piedmont Technical College, Presbyterian College, and USC Moore Business School.     More


Approved 2022 Payouts - Base Endowment

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  • Newberry College - $24,000
  • Newberry Museum - $5,300
  • Medical University of SC - $5,000
  • Newberry Opera House - $4,500
  • Presbyterian College - $4,000
  • Benedict College - $3,500
  • Piedmont Technical College - $3,000
  • Newberry Young Life - $1,000
  • Teacher of the Year - $1,000
  • Sistercare - $1,000
  • Living Hope Foundation - $1,000
  • Small Grants (6) - $1,500

Through June 30, 2022 total payouts and advances have been $1,942,146.  Based on the value of 7 endowments we can fund up to about $75,000 per year. 

In 2018 TF awarded a $64,805 grant to The Newberry Museum to complete the mezzanine inside the historic Taylor Building.  It has become its new home. 

Starting in 1995 TF has awarded an unrestricted $1,000 teaching grant to the Newberry County Teacher of the Year at each annual reception.  It has been an honor to thank 26 great teachers in our public school system.

For Sale

Audubon Prints
Abbeville Edition

A grant ($8,000) was awarded  for the restoration of a Civil War cannon recovered from The Governor sunk off the South Carolina coast.  It is on display at the Newberry County Museum.     


Keller Hall

Newberry College

Over $160,000 to Newberry YMCA and over $300,000 to Newberry Opera House have been funded.

First Grants
Some Small Grants
Lions Charitable Services

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Over $400,000 in grants  have been paid to Newberry College for projects ranging from scholarships to the renovation of Keller Hall.


From 2015 to 2018 TF funded the admission cost for 846 Newberry County public school children to visit The Children's Museum of the Upstate