SC UpLift Community Outreach was established as a nonprofit corporation in South Carolina in February 2008 and operates as a tax-exempt community housing development organization in South Carolina.
About SC Uplift Community Outreach
Our goal is to improve conditions in distressed communities by employing three major strategies in conjunction with residents of these communities and key stakeholders.
SC Uplift Community Outreach provides the following services:
1) Provide quality affordable housing for low to moderate-income residents;
2) Employ social enterprise as a strategy for community and economic development; and
3) Integrate financial literacy education training into existing life skills training programs.
4) We provide Property Management services for single-family and multi-family housing properties.
We strive to help individuals and families, as they seek to improve their quality of life, through the provision of safe, secure, and affordable housing by working through collaborative relationships to create or re-create neighborhoods, that when connected to others, form environments that nurture human potential in all the major cornerstones of a community —educational, social, economic, environmental and health.
We believe that communities such as the ones we envision are the bedrock of our nation’s stability. Providing opportunities for quality, affordable housing to working families and to the increasing number of our citizens who are homeless. Our top priority is to employ a range of strategies that have proven effective in achieving the goal of nurturing community environments.
Kevin Wimberly, President, and CEO
Kevin is committed to the mission and vision of providing affordable housing to individuals and families especially those who have limited resources and access to quality housing. His passion led him to be a co-founder of SC UpLift Community Outreach over 10 years ago. SC UpLift is a nonprofit, federally exempt community development corporation in Columbia, South Carolina serving communities statewide. SC UpLift’s goal is to help enhance the quality of life for individuals and families and improve distressed communities through collaborative partnerships. Under Kevin’s leadership, SC UpLift has received approximately $4 million dollars in federal and non-federal funds for various affordable housing projects. Kevin has a proven track record in managing all aspects of housing projects from the earliest point of preparation to occupancy.
Kevin is a certified Housing Development Finance Professional through the National Development Council. He is also a Certified Aging in Place Specialist through the National Association of Home Builders. This designation represents his ability to ensure that the living environment is safe and comfortable and individuals can maintain their independence. In addition to his housing credentials and experience, Kevin has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in African-American Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Arts in Human Resources Management from Webster University.
Tammy G. Wimberly, Co-Founder
Tammy received her bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management from South University Columbia , SC, and a Post Bachelor Certificate in Health Information Management from the University of Illinois (Chicago, IL). She has served in the healthcare industry for approximately 24 years; ranging from clinical duties as a phlebotomist to administration roles in billing, electronic health records, training, configuration, recruitment, and management.
SC Uplift Community Outreach in the News
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SC Uplift press conference provides details of aging in place program
Contact SC Uplift Community Outreach
Phone: (803) 691-4742