Our board uses its mission, vision and values to guide all decision-making, understanding that its primary responsibility is oversight of our mission. Our services and programs are simply mechanisms used to achieve that mission. SCANPO'S purpose or, mission, is to: Serve, support and strengthen nonprofits for a better South Carolina. We work to achieve our mission by: building the knowledge network promoting collaboration and strengthening our collective voice.
With hands joined across our state, South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO) serves the thousands of South Carolinians dedicated to community service, leadership and caring through nonprofit and philanthropic organizations. Founded in 1997, SCANPO is the only statewide membership organization and network that brings together nonprofit leaders to strengthen the state's entire nonprofit sector. We are run by nonprofit leaders, for nonprofit leaders. We believe that well-managed and responsibly governed nonprofits result in stronger and healthier South Carolina communities.