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CROWDRISE : Jun 22, 2012
Tax ID: 57-1070433
BASED: Greenville, SC, United States



Promote Protect Prosper

Promote Protect Prosper We live, work and play in the Upstate of South Carolina and want to protect our beautiful environment while supporting practical economic development because healthy air, clean water, sustainable communities, and green spaces benefit everyone in the Upstate. THIS IS OUR COMMON GROUND

Upstate Forever’s vision for the Upstate is to be an environmentally healthy and economically prosperous region, with a high quality of life for all. Our mission is to promote sensible growth and protect special places in the Upstate region of South Carolina.

Our goals are to develop clean water, healthy air and abundant green space across the entire Upstate; encourage a pattern of development with reduced fiscal and environmental impacts; and support fully informed and engaged citizens throughout the region. (Read all about it in our Strategic Plan and learn more about the four transformative policies we believe are urgently needed to combat the negative impacts of our current growth patterns.)

We focus our work on the ten Upstate counties of Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg and Union through our three programs – Clean Air & Water, Sustainable Communities, and Land Trust.

We believe the Upstate is one the most beautiful places on earth and want to keep it that way forever!

Tax ID: 57-1070433 •


Sam's 2013 Preservation Ride

Sam's 2013 Preservation Ride

Amount Raised:



80% Raised of $250 Goal


2016 Preservation Ride

2016 Preservation Ride




14% Raised of $10,000 Goal