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Congressman Clyburn Requests FY23 Funding for South Carolina Community Projects

Congressman Clyburn Requests FY23 Funding for South Carolina Community Projects

Community Project Funding requests 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 fifteen requests for Community Project Funding to the appropriations subcommittees for Fiscal Year 2023. 

Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn requested funding for fifteen community projects that, if fully funded, would bring in an additional $91.69 million to South Carolina in this appropriations cycle. The requests are listed below.


Project Sponsor Description Location Funding Requested
Claflin University Bioscience Research and Technology Center

Claflin University

Construction of a new science and technology building that will serve as the central core for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research at Claflin University.

400 Magnolia Street

Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115

Lakes Marion and Moultrie, SC Army Corps of Engineers Construction of the Calhoun Reach segment of the Lake Marion Regional Water Agency (LMRWA), which will provide high quality drinking water to communities in Calhoun County.

Army Corps of Engineers

Charleston District

69A Hagood Ave.

Charleston, South Carolina 29403

South Carolina State University ROTC Multipurpose Complex (MPC) South Carolina State University Construction of a modern 35,000 sqft. ROTC Multipurpose Complex on campus to provide training and academic space for ROTC Cadets. The facility would house classrooms, training rooms, living quarters, multi-purpose spaces and administrative spaces.

300 College Street NE

Orangeburg, South Carolina 29117

Tri-County Regional Biological Science Center Charleston County Construction of a Regional Biological Science Center to serve forensic services, DNA testing, and other criminal justice needs across Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties.

4045 Bridge View Drive

North Charleston, South Carolina 29405


Hampton County Recreation Complex

Hampton County

Construction of a comprehensive recreational complex to improve the health and social well-being of Hampton County citizens.

200 Jackson Avenue East,

Hampton, South Carolina 29924

Pee Dee Healthy Start Workforce Development Initiative Pee Dee Healthy Start, Inc. Provide career-credentials, training, and other workforce services to high-risk and at-risk youth, ex-offenders, persons with disabilities, and the long-term unemployed and underemployed in Williamsburg, Florence, and Sumter counties.

314 W. Pine Street


South Carolina 29501

Benedict College Music Academic Complex

Benedict College

Construction of the Benedict College Music Academic Complex to expand Benedict College offerings and host local, regional and national music events.

1600 Harden Street

Columbia, South Carolina 29204

Haven at Palmer Pointe Housing Authority of the City of Columbia Close the funding gap on an affordable housing development project in Columbia, SC.

1917 Harden Street

Columbia, South Carolina 29204

Rehabilitation of State Theater at Railroad Corner

City of Orangeburg

Rehabilitation of the historic State Theater on Boulevard Street near downtown Orangeburg. The rehabilitated facility will house a Civil Rights museum that will serve as a centerpiece of Orangeburg's Railroad Corner Redevelopment.

979 Middleton Street

Orangeburg, South Carolina 29116

Jasper YMCA Facility

Beaufort-Jasper YMCA of the Lowcountry

Expansion of the YMCA recreational facility in Jasper County to provide recreational activities and other critical services to low-income families that reside in Jasper County.

1801 Richmond Avenue

Port Royal, South Carolina 29935

Calhoun County Emergency Operations Center

Calhoun County

Emergency Management Agency

Construction of a new Emergency Operations Center to serve as the central point for county emergency response agencies to manage response and recovery efforts for any major disaster in Calhoun County.

201 Mill Street

St. Matthews, South Carolina 29135

Skilled Trades Training Equipment Midlands Technical College Expansion and upgrades of training equipment for the Advanced Manufacturing and Skilled Trades programs.

151 Powell Road

Columbia, South Carolina 29203

University of South Carolina Center for Civil Rights History and Research University of South Carolina Planning, design, and execution of sitework and utility infrastructure phase of a construction project to house the University’s Center for Civil Rights History and Research. This Center will chronicle, preserve, and share the momentous contributions of South Carolina to the American civil rights movement.

915 Bull Street

Columbia, South Carolina 29208

Alex Chatman Judicial Complex-Auditorium

Williamsburg County

Renovation of the Alex Chatman Judicial Complex-Auditorium to bring it up to compliance with building and fire codes to allow the facility to remain open to serve the public for community events and judicial matters.

201W.Main Street

Kingstree, South Carolina 29556

The Second Chance Project

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry

Employment for at-risk youth in local theater productions. The program will train participants in the fundamentals of theater production, acting and support, and Gullah culture.  Participants will learn their cultural roots, develop positive social networks, and increase their personal resiliency to reduce the risk of violence and criminal justice involvement in the community.

1010 Monson Street

Beaufort, South Carolina 29902


Congressman Clyburn Requests FY23 Funding for South Carolina NDAA Community Projects

Each Member of Congress can submit Community Projects requests to the Committee on Armed Services for authorization in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023.

Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn has requested funding for NDAA projects that, if included, would authorize up to $37.5 million of projects in South Carolina. The requests are listed below.

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

Project Sponsor Location Funding Requested
Resilient Autonomous Systems Research and Workforce Diversity Benedict College

Benedict College

1600 Harden St.

Columbia, SC 29204

Manufacturing of Advanced Comoposites for Hypersonics — Aided by Digital Engineering University of South Carolina

University of South Carolina

915 Bull Street

Columbia, South Carolina 29208

Unmanned Logistics Solutions for the U.S. Marine Corps University of South Carolina

University of South Carolina

915 Bull Street

Columbia, South Carolina 29208

Talent and Technology for Navy Power and Energy Systems University of South Carolina

University of South Carolina

915 Bull Street

Columbia, South Carolina 29208