Colleton County

  • Walterboro project engages citizens through arts, culture

    By the S.C. Arts Commission | A small group of Walterboro citizens has embraced a new opportunity to make a positive contribution to the community through involvement with the South Carolina Arts Commission. For several months, Gary Brightwell, director of the Colleton Museum, Farmers Market and Commercial Kitchen, has been leading a team to consider…

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  • 10/13 UPDATE: New grant opportunities and more

    New grant funding opportunities and resources for the S.C. Lowcountry Promise Zone UPDATE OVERVIEW In […]

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  • Kentucky’s Promise Zone generated $174 million

    APRIL 30, 2015 | [CEO Jerry]Rickett said since receiving the designation Kentucky Highland Promise Zone, approximately $174 million has been committed to be invested by Kentucky, the federal government and private sector. “We have written 91 letters of support for projects applying for federal funds.”

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  • New Promise Zone includes Colleton

    The six counties in the SouthernCarolina Regional Development Alliance became the second rural area in the United States to be designated a Promise Zone by the federal government. Promise Zones are high poverty communities where the federal government partners with local leaders to increase economic activity, improve educational opportunities, leverage private investment, reduce violent crime,…

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