Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County has been awarded the 2015 Nonprofit Excellence Award, given annually by the SC Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO).

The Nonprofit Excellence Award recognizes Habitat Greenville for exemplary governance and management and excellence in implementation of SCANPO’s Guiding Principles and Best Practices. Recipients of the Nonprofit Excellence Award are considered models for nonprofits throughout South Carolina and are asked to serve in peer leadership roles.

“Everything we do at Habitat is centered on our homeowner families,” said Monroe Free, President and CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County. “Our Board, staff and volunteers continuously work to the highest standards for their benefit, and we are honored to be recognized for that effort.”

Habitat received the award at SCANPO’s annual 2015 Nonprofit Summit in Charleston in Feburary. Founded in 1997, the SCANPO brings together South Carolina nonprofit leaders to strengthen the state’s entire nonprofit sector.

Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County was formed in 1985 and provides home ownership opportunities to low income families.  Since its founding, Habitat has provided 323 Greenville County families with the American Dream.  Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County is an Approved Professional Builder.