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The South Carolina Department of Archives & History announced that the new Historic Preservation State Grant Fund is now accepting applications. The purpose of the State Grant Fund is to support historic preservation projects that benefit local communities through the physical repair and rehabilitation of South Carolina’s historic buildings. Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations and institutions, local governments, and federal or state-recognized Native American tribes.

Grants ranging from $40,000 to $200,000 will be awarded for the stabilization and... Read more


The South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) will host the Local Government Attorneys' Institute on Friday, November 18, 2022, beginning at 9:00 AM. The Attorneys' Institute is one of the best opportunities to learn about issues that affect public sector attorneys. SCAC is very excited to once again offer this great CLE content virtually! The seminar is expected to be approved for a total of 6.0 hours MCLE, including 2.0 hours ethics/LEPR.

Registration is now open. For the... Read more


Each year, SCAC's Presidential Scholarship Program awards one $2,500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who is a resident of the same county as our SCAC President. Since Lexington County Council Member Debra B. Summers is the current SCAC President, our 2023 Presidential Scholarship will be awarded to a Lexington County resident.

For 2023, SCAC's Board of Directors Scholarship Program will also award $2,500 scholarships to four graduating high school seniors who are residents of counties chosen by lot by... Read more


GFOA has released new resources regarding GASB 101 for compensated absences and best practices for internal control procedures. These Government Finance Review articles are now available on SCAC’s website.

GASB 101. Literally.

Modernizing Internal Control Checklists in a State or Local GovernmentRead more