Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced three Historically Black Colleges and Universities will receive a total of $1.6 million in grants to address community development needs.
HBCU’s receiving grants include:
- Clinton Junior College in Rock Hill will receive a $400,000 grant.
- South Carolina State University in Orangeburg will receive a $600,000 grant.
- Voorhees College in Denmark will receive a $600,000 grant.
The funds will be used to assist the schools in expanding their role and effectiveness in community development activities including neighborhood revitalization, housing development for low- and moderate-income persons, and economic development.
The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.