Santee-Lynches implements a wide variety of initiatives designed to further the organization's mission, which is to "improve the quality of life for the citizens of the four county region".
Santee-Lynches is designated as an Economic Development District (EDD) by the U.S. Economic Development Administration.
We develop planning products to support a number of natural environment topics including water quality and green infrastructure.
Santee-Lynches coordinates development and regular updates to the region's risk-based approach to reducing risks from natural hazards through mitigation planning.
Santee-Lynches is engaged on behalf of the region's HOME Consortium (the Sumter County Regional HOME Consortium) to manage a housing assistance program, utilizing planning assistance and funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Santee-Lynches works with the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) and other transportation stakeholders to conduct transportation planning for the region.