DREAM As a member of the Main Street program (a 501 (c)(3) organization), the mission is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Summerville by enhancing the aesthetic, cultural, social and economic aspects of the downtown area, while preserving its historic identity. The DREAM Building Improvement Grant program (B.I.G. IDEA) will provide financial assistance on a cost reimbursement basis to commercial property owners and business owners in the Historic Downtown District that qualify for façade improvements. The purpose of the program is to support the revitalization of the downtown area by stimulating private investment in high-quality improvements that enhance the appearance of buildings and properties and eliminate blight and non-conforming design standards.
South Carolina Community Loan Fund Provides non-traditional loans and financing technical assistance for production of affordable housing, healthy food retail, community facilities, and community businesses that meet capital needs of underserved neighborhoods.