March 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 l 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Complex for Economic Development
at Trident Technical College
7000 Rivers Avenue, Building 920 l North Charleston, SC
Join the SC Community Loan Fund Board of Directors and Staff for  lunch and see how your support is building equity in South Carolina communities! More information and registration will be available soon.
When a Save-A-Lot grocery store in Aiken closed in the fall, it cut off nearby access to fresh foods that help keep families healthy, so my business partners and I set out to reopen it. Its recent reopening was about more than groceries. It's about opportunity... Read More ...»
Four pieces of legislation were introduced in Columbia this year by state Senator Marlon Kimpson, D-Charleston, which, if passed, could pave the way for new funding mechanisms for South Carolina affordable housing. S346: The South Carolina Inclusionary Zoning Act ...»
Yesterday, we gathered in Columbia with allies from across the state to address affordable housing in South Carolina. Professionals from the nonprofit, public, and private sectors spent the day listening, learning, and discussing strategies for advocating for housing... Read More ...»
Help us make the SC Food Access Newsletter a valuable resource for healthy food advocates across South Carolina by sharing your food access related news, updates, and events! Submit this short submission form to have your information featured in the newsletter. ...»
Upcoming Events
April 13, 2017  l 10:00AM - 2:00PM l Charleston, SC
Charleston Trident Urban League is  hosting a Fair Housing Summit focused on the importance of fair housing, and understanding your rights and responsibilities. The event is free and open to the public. More Information
May 11, 2017  l 12:30PM - 4:30PM l Sumter , SC
The workshop will provide an introduction to SCCLF's policies and application package. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions about the lending process and discuss their individual projects.  More Information
May 2, 2017  l All Day l Online
Join us for a 24-hour online giving challenge to raise money and awareness for nonprofits serving the Midlands region. The impact of gifts will be amplified with prize incentives offered throughout the day!  More Information
Since 2004, we have provided 313 loans for $39 million in financing
that facilitated more than $246.3 million in community development projects; we
financed 1,410 housing units, 9 healthy food outlets, 10 community facilities, and 16
community businesses, creating or retaining 2,896 jobs and providing a safe,
affordable place to call home for 3,525 individuals and families.