Our programs offer a variety of ways to get involved in Spartanburg, both professionally and personally. Whether you're looking to grow your business, become a community leader or get to know Spartanburg a little better, we've got you covered.

Spartanburg 101

Designed to provide information and experiences to those wishing to become well-informed members of the community, this program is ideal for newcomers to Spartanburg, and for people who live or work in Spartanburg but wish to become better engaged.

Membership 101

A program for new OneSpartanburg, Inc. members to learn about the benefits, services, and resources that are a part of your membership.

Leadership Spartanburg

A nine-month course designed to better prepare leaders and volunteers for community service through exploration of issues, challenges and opportunities facing Spartanburg County now and in the future.

Junior Leadership Spartanburg

A nine-month program to give Spartanburg County high school juniors the opportunity to have learning experiences outside of the classroom while learning beneficial leadership skills.

Leadership Spartanburg Alumni Association

A group of highly-motivated community leaders, all of whom have graduated from Leadership Spartanburg.

Spartanburg Young Professionals

SYP engages young professionals in the Spartanburg community by providing its members with social, leadership and civic opportunities. SYP hosts professional development opportunities, networking events and signature annual events.


A next-level leadership program designed to address issues that have historically been, are, and will be a challenge to the success of Spartanburg and its people. SURGE participants study these issues and formulate a plan to create high-impact change in the community.