Congressman James E. Clyburn

Proudly Serving the 6th District of South Carolina

Congressman Clyburn Requests Funding for South Carolina Community Projects

Congressman Clyburn Requests Funding for South Carolina Community Projects

Congressman Clyburn Requests Funding for South Carolina Community Projects

Community Project Funding requests will make Congress more responsive to the constituents of South Carolina’s Sixth District by funding projects with strong community support. Each Member of Congress is allowed to submit a total of ten requests for Community Project Funding to the appropriations subcommittees for Fiscal Year 2022. 

Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn requested funding for ten community projects that, if all funded, would bring in an additional $44 million to South Carolina in this appropriations cycle. The requests are listed below.

Click on the link for each project to view the financial certification letter and learn more information about the request.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Project Sponsor Description Location Funding Requested
Lakes Marion and Moultrie, SC, Sec 219(f)(25) WRDA 1992 (P.L. 102 - 580), as amended by Sec 502 WRDA 1999 (P.L. 106 - 53), Appendix D, Division B, Sec US Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District Water infrastructure project for the Orangeburg-Berkley Reach, which would provide water to the U.S. Highway 176 corridor in Orangeburg County and Berkeley County in the Camp Hall area. 69A Hagood Ave Charleston, SC 29403 $18,000,000
Putting the Tech back in Denmark Tech: Enhancing sixty - one (61) year - old facilities to provide transformational Career and Technical Education Programs Denmark Technical College Renovation of two campus industrial buildings, the replacement of wastewater lift stations on campus, the replacement of building doors throughout the campus to support ADA compliance. 1126 Soloman Blatt Blvd Denmark, SC 29042 $5,013,000
Rehabilitation of the S.H. Kress building in downtown Orangeburg, SC for the Claflin University Downtown Community Center Claflin University Rehabilitation the S.H. Kress building in downtown Orangeburg, SC. The restored building will be used to house the Claflin University Center for Social Justice, Pathway from Prison program, young professionals’ studio housing, and development of a Business Incubator site. 400 Magnolia St Orangeburg, SC 29115 $4,777,550
Proposed Murdaugh Center Project Vital Aging of Williamsburg County, Inc. Construction of a comprehensive hub senior center, The Murdaugh Center, on 1.25 acres of agency-owned property centrally located in downtown Kingstree at 110 West Mill Street at the corners of Mill and Academy streets. 110 West Mill St Kingstree, SC 29556 $3,844,625
Restoration of Historic Waverly - Good Samaritan Hospital Allen University Restoration and expansion of the Waverly-Good Samaritan Hospital building to create additional space for new programs and to serve a larger population of students. 1530 Harden Street Columbia, SC 29204 $4,290,000
Benedict College B.E.S.T. Lives Center Benedict College Creation of a state-of-the-art learning hub to provide direct services to a range of underserved students, with focuses on military families, former foster care, formerly incarcerated, and adult learners. 1600 Harden St Columbia, SC 29204 $4,290,000
Greater St. George Wastewater Project Dorchester County, South Carolina Construction of three new water pumps and a new force main to extend wastewater infrastructure to an area not currently served by a public utility. 201 Johnston Street St. George, SC 29477 $4,288,000
Small Business Research and Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute South Carolina State University Implementation of a research and entrepreneurial training program to enhance small business sustainability and strengthen the survival rate for small businesses in the Orangeburg community 300 College St, NE P.O. BOX 7008 Orangeburg, SC 29117 $1,270,935
South Sumter Demolition Sumter County Government Demolition of 220 vacant and dilapidated structures in South Sumter. 13 E Canal St Sumter, SC 29150 $1,600,000
Lower Richland Alumni Foundation’s Community Cares Project Lower Richland Alumni Foundation Creation of a crime-reduction initiative led by the Lower Richland Alumni Foundation, the Sheriff’s Department, and other area stakeholders that will be community-focused and data-driven. 2420 Exton Shore Drive Columbia, SC 29209 $800,000