Category Archives: Government

Charleston Metro Chamber Supports City of Charleston Housing Bond

Charleston, SC - The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to support the City of Charleston’s 2017 Bond Referendum to fund affordable housing. “Housing attainability is a top priority for the region’s employers,” said Charleston Metro Chamber Board Chairman, Patrick Bryant, partner at tech firm Bidr. “We applaud Mayor Tecklenburg and…
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Charleston Chamber Foundation Receives the SunTrust Foundation Annual Lighting the Way Award and $25,000 Grant

Charleston, SC - To recognize Charleston Chamber Foundation, a Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce foundation, for the positive impact it makes building financial confidence in Charleston, the SunTrust Foundation has awarded the organization with its annual Lighting the Way Award. The award, which includes a $25,000 grant, is given to select nonprofits each year that have a specific focus on…
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Incumbent Worker Training Program Funding Available

Training Incumbent Workers to Provide Skills Employers Need CHARLESTON (Nov. 2, 2017) – Incumbent Worker Training Assistance (IWT) is available under provisions of the Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act to assist employers in training currently employed workers, keeping businesses and workers competitive. Private Sector South Carolina employers in the counties of Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester…
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