Economic Vitality

5THT Innovation Group
Address: 901 Front St., Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: Michael Roberts, President
Contact Email: mroberts@coastal.edu
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MISSION: Our mission is economic development-creating businesses in Georgetown and Horry counties-and to assist in building prosperous entrepreneurial ventures. These ventures are expected to create high-paying jobs and attract capital investment. They will have a large and positive impact on the economy and quality of life in the community as locally developed enterprises. This mission has expanded to include other programs- including social entrepreneurship and microlending.

Organization Website Address: https://5tht.org/
Mail: P.O. Box 2104 Conway SC 29528
A Father’s Place
Address: 107 Screven Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: Wallace Evans, Jr., Executive Director
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MISSION: To engage and empower fathers in the positive support of their children through goal-oriented programs that enable them to find stable employment, practice healthy parenting, and gain hope for the future of their families.  “Strong fathers = Strong families”

Organization Phone Number: (843) 436-0209
Mail: PO Box 1291, Conway SC 29528
Alliance For Economic Development For Georgetown County
Contact: Brian Tucker, Economic Development Director
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MISSION: The Alliance for Economic Development promotes, implements, and supports activities designed to improve the economic development of Georgetown County and to maintain a quality business climate for business and industry.

Organization Website Address: http://seegeorgetown.com/
Organization Phone Number: 843-545-3006
Mail: PO Box 1515, Georgetown, SC 29442
Amazing Journey
Address: 2394 Browns Ferry Rd, Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: Debbie Barr, Executive Director
Contact Email: dbarr@gtcounty.org
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MISSION: To support the Sheriff’s Reentry Services (RES) increasing community awareness of its benefits, raising funds to support it, and increasing its capacity to return incarcerated men to their communities with sustainable work skills.

Organization Website Address: http://www.amazingjourneyinc.org/
Organization Phone Number: 843-520-6921
Mail: PO Box 1292, Georgetown, SC 29440
SC Community Loan Fund
Address: 1535 Hobby St, Ste 209, North Charleston, SC 29405
Contact: Anna Lewin, Executive Director
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MISSION: To support the development of vibrant, sustainable communities by providing loans, technical assistance, and advocacy for affordable housing, healthy food retail, community facilities, and community businesses.

Organization Website Address: https://sccommunityloanfund.org
Organization Phone Number: 843-973-7285
Waccamaw American Leadership Forum
Address: 841 Arezzo Way, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
Contact: Sam Cook
Contact Email: scook.walf@gmail.com
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MISSION: To bring together established leaders to learn new processes of collaborative leadership with a regional focus.

Organization Website Address: http://waccamawalf.org/