Congressman James E. Clyburn

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Congressman Clyburn Requests FY24 Funding for South Carolina Community Projects

Congressman Clyburn Requests FY24 Funding for South Carolina Community Projects

On March 6, 2024, the House passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2024. This legislations includes $233,264,279 to fund community projects in the Sixth Congressional District of South Carolina, as well as additional funding for key priorities and other legislative items. The community project funding allocations were requested by local entities to address community needs. The bill now heads to the Senate for final passage.

South Carolina 6th District projects funded in the FY2024 appropriations legislation are:

Grantee Project Description Amount
Allen University Allen University Agribusiness Incubator $850,000.00
Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority Waterline Extension & Fire Safety Improvements $750,000.00
Benedict College Benedict College Academic Center $850,000.00
Charleston Co. Aviation Authority Charleston Int'l Airport Construction of Airport Apron $23,000,000.00
Charleston County Economic Development $7,000,000.00
Charleston Harbor Harbor deepening reimbursement $25,000,000.00
City of Charleston Tidal and Inland Flooding Study $600,000.00
City of Columbia Riverview Terrace Water Main Replacement $575,000.00
City of Columbia Assembly Street Rail Separation Project $10,000,000.00
City of Sumter Drug and Substance Analyzer local law enforcement equipment purchase - $157,000.00
City of Sumter Sumter County North Main Street Enhancements Project $1,000,000.00
Claflin University Claflin University Welcome Center at Railroad Corner $1,000,000.00
Colleg of Charleston SC Marine Resource Center renovation $1,325,000.00
Denmark Technical College Facility Improvement Project $1,000,000.00
Ft. Jackson Additional funding for the construction of Reception Barracks Complex, Phase 2 at Ft. Jackson $101,000,000.00
Historic Charleston Foundation Repair of historic structures/affordable housing $1,250,000.00
Joint Base Charleston Additional funding for the construction of National Guard Readiness Center at Joint Base Charleston $6,500,000.00
Lakes Marion and Moultrie Lake Marion Regional Water Agency Construction $23,769,000.00
Morris College Morris College Law Enforcement Training Certificate Program $963,000.00
Orangeburg County Construction of County Law Enforcement Complex $886,000.00
Pee Dee Healthy Start, Inc. Bridging the Gap $963,000.00
South Carolina State University Rural Telehealth Initiative $1,000,000.00
Town of Lincolnville Town of Lincolnville Charles Ross Building Improvements $4,116,279.00
University of South Carolina University of South Carolina - Center for Civil Rights History & Research $1,050,000.00
University of South Carolina Development and expansion of semiconductor manufacturing $4,500,000.00
University of South Carolina Research for advanced battery storage $2,160,000.00
University of South Carolina Construction of ROTC Facility at USC $10,000,000.00
Voorhees College Rural Workforce Institute $1,000,000.00
Walterboro-Colleton County Airport Commission Lowcountry Regional Airport Runway 5/23 Pavement Rehabilitation Project $500,000.00
Williamsburg County Williamsburg County Waste Management Improvement $500,000.00

In addition to securing funding for these community projects, additional priorities were included in the spending package impacting South Carolina:

  • Community Health Centers will receive the largest increase in mandatory funding in a decade at a rate of $4.4 billion through the end of the year;
  • Funds the Southeast Regional Crescent Commission at $20 million, equal to the Fiscal Year 2023 level;
  • Fully funds WIC, SNAP and child nutrition programs;
  • Increases funding for rental assistance through the Housing Choice Voucher program;
  • Includes $188,666,000 for the Historic Preservation Fund; and
  • Includes $10 million for workforce development and training partnerships at HBCUs in South Carolina, and Hispanic Serving Institutions and Tribal Colleges in New Mexico for plutonium pit production.

A detailed summary of the bill is available here.