About Stepping Stones Initiative

Stepping Stones Initiative, LLC assists nonprofits and individuals wanting to start a nonprofit to achieve success and make a positive impact in the community. Expert grant award support eases the burden of searching for program and operating funding and instead allows agency staff to focus on providing the necessary services for their clients.

About Me
Suzanne Young has spent her career in the nonprofit sector of Greenville, SC. She began working at SHARE, a local community action agency and later transitioned to managing a local homeless transitional housing program. In addition, she spent 10 years managing the benevolence program and ministries for a regional church by helping clients through financial crises. During this time, she also managed all the local community outreach for this church.

20+ years of nonprofit experience across all levels of the nonprofit structure including the following: building a nonprofit from concept to implementation, program development and program management, direct client services such as intake and case management.

10+ years experience with grant writing, grant research, grant management, grant renewals, grant compliance, and providing technical assistance to nonprofits. Writing a diverse range of grants including local foundation grants, state grants and multi-million dollar federal grants. All were funded.