SC Works Trident Program Helps Dislocated Worker Kurtis Matthews Start From Scratch

Dislocated Worker Quickly Rebounds Via Training Program... Summerville resident Kurtis Matthews worked hard to secure permanent employment with a local manufacturer -- only for the company to leave the area weeks later. Fortunately, Matthews was able to enroll in the SC Works Trident Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program, which quickly helped him into … Continue reading SC Works Trident Program Helps Dislocated Worker Kurtis Matthews Start From Scratch

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Incumbent Worker Training Program Funding Available

Deadline To Submit Applications April 13 For employers looking to both keep up in a changing marketplace and invest in current employees, SC Works Trident is offering Incumbent Worker Training Assistance (IWT) through the Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The Federal IWT program reimburses employers between 50 and 90 percent for shared training costs, … Continue reading Incumbent Worker Training Program Funding Available

BCDCOG Revolving Loan Fund Grows Jobs, Local Economy

Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Government investment in local business helped create 45 jobs and has been fully repaid ... A more than quarter-million dollar loan made by the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments Revolving Loan Fund has produced 45 local jobs -- and was recently paid off by the borrower. Parker Land Surveying, led by the husband-and-wife … Continue reading BCDCOG Revolving Loan Fund Grows Jobs, Local Economy

SCDHEC Announces Up To $1.15 Million Available for Nonpoint Source 319 Implementation Grants

SCDHEC's Nonpoint Source (NPS) Program is seeking proposals for Section 319 NPS implementation grant projects to reduce nonpoint source contributions to South Carolina’s water bodies. All projects must be designed to ultimately achieve measurable water quality improvements and meet current federal 319 Grant Guidance. There is up to $1,150,000 available. A 40 percent in-kind or … Continue reading SCDHEC Announces Up To $1.15 Million Available for Nonpoint Source 319 Implementation Grants

SCDOT Grant Available for Rural Projects

SCDOT’s Office of Public Transit has announced a call for rural projects for the SFY 2018-19 Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program. These Federal Transit Administration funds may be used for the purchase of transportation services and vehicles. View SCDOT's Section 5310 Memo Announcement (2018-2019) and download the SCDOT Section … Continue reading SCDOT Grant Available for Rural Projects

BCDCOG Pilot Program Spurs Charleston County Glass Collection, Providing Cost Offsets And Reduced Landfill Waste

Locally owned and operated Fisher Recycling offers increased frequency curbside glass pickup. Thanks to a Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments pilot program, Charleston County businesses now have the opportunity to access more frequent curbside glass collection and additional glass recycling services. That combination will translate into cost offsets for companies and reduced landfill waste for all … Continue reading BCDCOG Pilot Program Spurs Charleston County Glass Collection, Providing Cost Offsets And Reduced Landfill Waste

BCDCOG Mobility Management Program Awarded $50,000 Grant by Federal Transit Administration

The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) Mobility Management Program has been awarded $50,000 in grants from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to continue to provide mobility management in the rural areas of the Trident region. An initial $40,000 FTA grant allows Mobility Manager Vonie Gilreath to further advocate for the transit needs of seniors and … Continue reading BCDCOG Mobility Management Program Awarded $50,000 Grant by Federal Transit Administration