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Participant Organizations

Our vision for rural prosperity involves many organizations, state agencies and community groups. Together, coalition members participate in ongoing dialogue, shape and advance sustainable policies, and promote the value of the state’s vast natural resources and rural workforces. Each organization works collectively toward a shared goal: a better South Carolina for all.

Steering Committee Organizations

Allendale County Alive

ACE Basin Task Force

Brookgreen Gardens

Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation

Clemson University

The Nature Conservancy

Pee Dee Land Trust

SC Association for Community Economic Development

SC Clean Energy Business Alliance

SC Community Loan Fund

SC Department of Agriculture

SC Dept. of Natural Resources

SC Forestry Association

SC Forestry Commission

SC Lowcountry Tourism Commission

The Nature Conservancy

Participating Organizations

Affordable Housing Coalition of SC

Agri-Tech Producers

AgSouth Farm Credit

AllCaregivers, Inc.

Allen Temple AME Church

Allendale County Arts Council

Allendale County Building and Zoning

Allendale Hardware

American Rivers

American Waste Systems

Anderson Interfaith Ministries




Bamberg County

BC Telephone Coalition

Berean Community Development Corporation

Bishop Bros. Forestry Consultants

Blackville Community Development Corporation


Calyx Farm

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

Carolina Land Realty

Center for Carolina Living

City of Greenville

Clemson Area Food Exchange

Clemson Extension

Clemson University and Extension

Coastal Conservation League

Collum Lumber

CommunityWorks Carolina (formerly Greenville Housing Fund)

Community Open Land Trust

Conservation Credit Exchange

Conservation Voters of SC

Dillon County

East Coast Millwright LLC

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

First Baptist Church, Allendale

Florence Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

Francis Marion University

Furman University

Gallery Chuma

G & K Interprises, LLC

Gramling Brothers Real Estate & Development

Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce

Greenville County Redevelopment Authority

Greenville County Soil and Water Conservation District

GrowFood Carolina

Healthy Greenwood Neighborhoods, Inc.

JCO Farms

Kapstone Paper

Lawton Maner Co.

Local Happiness

Lone Palmetto Farms

Lowcountry Local First

Lowcountry Outdoors

Marion County

Marlboro County CDC

Marlow Sustainable Landscapes

Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

McCormick County Chamber of Commerce

Midlands Authority on Sports

Minority Economic Development Institute, Inc.

Mullins Chamber of Commerce

National Park Service

Olde English District Tourism Commission

Palmetto AgriBusiness Council

Palmetto Consulting Solutions, LLC

Pee Dee Indian Nation

Pee Dee Land Trust

Pee Dee Tourism Commission

Richardson, Bell, McLeod & Wetzel, Inc.

Richland Co. Soil and Water Conservation District

Robert Davis Engineering andConsulting

RSCT Architecture and Design

Rural Schools

Santee Cooper Country

Savannah Riverkeeper

SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center

SC Artisans

SC Clean Energy Business Alliance

SC Coastal Conservation League

SC Dept. of Agriculture

SC Dept. of Archives and History

SC Dept. of Health and Environmental Control—Bureau of Water

SC Dept. of Natural Resources

SC Dept. of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

SC Farm Bureau

SC Forestry Association

SC National Heritage Corridor

SC Office of Rural Health

SC Tree Farmers Committee

SC Wildlife Federation

Sigmon and Associates

Silva Tech, Inc.

Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc.

Southern Carolina Regional Development Corporation

Southern Forests Network

Spartanburg County Planning

Ten at the Top

The Crawford Group, Inc.

Tri-County Regional Chamber of Commerce

Upstate Forever

US Dept. of Agriculture – NRCS

USC Salkehatchie Leadership Institute

Waccamaw Riverkeeper

Wildwater Adventure Centers