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.
The Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments serves as the administrative entity (AE) and grant recipient to implement the goals of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) in Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee and Sumter Counties.