South Carolina Grant Data (Department of Commerce)

Kasia Tarczynska filed this request with the Department of Commerce of South Carolina.


From: Kasia Tarczynska

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

A list of companies that have received (or have been approved for) any of the following grant programs going back as long as such records are kept:

— Governor's Closing Fund
— Economic Development Set-Aside Program
— Tourism Infrastructure Development Grant
— Rural Infrastructure Fund (RIF)

The following information for each participating company listed:

— Name of company
— Date of the award
— Full address
— Value of incentive award
— Number of jobs or value of capital investment

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The request is made by Good Jobs First, a non-profit public interest research organization, via public information service for non-commercial usage. In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request.

I would prefer the request to be filled electronically in a spreadsheet format, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 15 business days, as the statute requires.


Kasia Tarczynska

Research Analyst
Good Jobs First


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 11, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Manning, Karen

Ms. Tarcrynska-

The South Carolina Department of Commerce (SCDOC) received your FOIA request by email dated July 15, 2014. A written response is due by or before August 5, 2014.

We will respond to your request as required by law.
Best regards,

Karen Blair Manning
Chief Legal Counsel
South Carolina Department of Commerce
1201 Main Street, Ste. 1600
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 737-1603 (direct)
(803) 413-6803 (cell)
(803) 737-0894 (fax)<>

From: Skipper, Allison

Attached is the response to your FOIA request dated July 15, 2014.

Best Regards,

Allison Skipper, APR
Director of Marketing and Communications
South Carolina Department of Commerce
1201 Main Street, Suite 1600
Columbia, SC 29201
803.737.1998 direct
803.397.4771 mobile<>

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