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SC Commission for Minority Affairs– The official agency of South Carolina’s state government serving the diverse communities of color.

CMA Is Turning 25 - Celebrate With Us!

Its hard to believe that more than two decades have already passed since the General Assembly came together to provide the citizens of the State with a single point of contact for information regarding the States minority population.

Our accomplishments since that day are too numerous to list but certainly worthy of a celebration.

We hope you’ll join us June 2018, as we salute the past 25 years and look forward to the next 25 ahead of us.


Minority Business Development


The mission of the Microenterprise Development Program is to promote economic self-sufficiency for minorities and their families by providing entrepreneurial education and training, technical assistance, and access to business and financial resources.

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Non-Profits Development


The Commission’s Community Based Services Initiative exists to assist faith and community based groups implement programs to alleviate socio-economic deprivation in minority and poor communities. This includes providing technical assistance and training for capacity building.

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Resources for Help


Need help? The CMA can connect you with the right agencies and organizations offering assistance with medical services, food, shelter, job referrals, clothing, legal advocacy and more. See our list of help lines, charities and community based organizations willing to help.

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Data & Research Services


Research Services exists to provide critical data and information regarding each of the state’s minority populations. Research Services assists the general public, public officials, private sector, non-profit, and faith-based organizations with statistical data and analysis.

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