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July 8, 2020 - 10 AM-12 PM

Funds available, how to apply, eligible applicants and activities, grant amounts and match requirements, as well as other infrastructure resources.

Representatives of local governments, special purpose districts, public service districts, public works commissions, engineers and other interested persons.

Due to social distancing guidelines that remain in place, the annual RIA Grant Workshop will be held through Skype, an on-line meeting program.

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The Association is currently accepting applications for the 2020 J. Mitchell Graham/Barrett Lawrimore Memorial Awards Competition and the new COVID-19 Response and Resiliency Showcase.
The J. Mitchell Graham Memorial Award recognizes counties that address community challenges, implement operational improvements, or enhance their citizens’ quality of life in a unique way. The Barrett Lawrimore Memorial Regional Cooperation Award highlights the growing need for
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Registration for SCAC's 2020 Annual Conference (Aug. 2-3, 2020) and the Institute of Government for County Officials (Aug. 1-2, 2020) is now open.

SCAC 2020 Annual Conference

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The March 2020 edition of Carolina Counties is now available online. The most recent County Focus magazine, a special edition focusing on COVID-19 impact on counties, is now available too.Read more


AccelerateSC, the committee empaneled by the Governor to make recommendations concerning the reopening of South Carolina's economy, released its final report. This extensive document contains a variety of recommendations including how to distribute the federal CARES funding to various entities. County officials may be particularly interested in the recommendations in the Governance and Resources sections as well as Appendices A-C, as these deal with... Read more