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Hemp Farming Workshop

SC CMA to Offer Free Hemp Farming Workshop

The South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs will host a free informational session for those interested in growing hemp in South Carolina on Saturday, March 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Carolina State University (Belcher Hall, 4th Floor), 300 College St. NE, Orangeburg, SC 29117.

Participants will receive information on the industrial hemp crop production process, the South Carolina application process for growers, financial resources and more.

To register for the informational workshop, visit

For more information, call 803-333-9621.


2020 South Carolina Black History Month Calendar

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Complete Count 2020 Minigrant Application

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The SC Grantmaker's Network in collaboration with the United Way Association of South Carolina is accepting applications to support community-based efforts to ensure the Complete Count 2020 efforts successfully represent South Carolina, specifically ensuring that hard to count populations are included. Our long-term goal is that our success with this census will create a social norm of census participation.




South Carolina Opportunity Zones


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What are Opportunity Zones? Is my city/town part of the Opportunity Zone? Please visit our South Carolina Opportunity Zones page to obtain the answer to this and other questions.