Economic Development

The Byerly Foundation is proud to support organizations that positively impact the community. These organizations will be working to improve education, social needs, and economic growth opportunities. The Foundation, which was established in 1995, has been distributing grants in Hartsville since 1998.

The Vista – $62,500 Grant

The Vista was created in Hartsville with catalytic connections from the foundation working closely with the City of Hartsville, the Governor's School of Science and Math and Coker College...

Coker College Athletics – $1.5 Million Grant

  The Foundation Board awarded a multi-year grant of $1.5 million to Coker College to help support athletics and resident life. More specifically, the grant will aid Coker College with...

Incubator – $75,000 Grant

The Byerly Board provided a significant grant for the start-up of Startsville, and it will continue its support with a new $75,000 grant. Startsville serves as an economic engine for the community...

Residential Demolition Assistance – $50,000 Grant

One of the ongoing themes in Hartsville has been the effort to strengthen neighborhoods. The Community Foundation for a Better Hartsville has been working closely with the city of Hartsville...

LiftUp Hartsville – $100,000 Grant

The City of Hartsville has been awarded a two-year grant of $100,000 to be distributed over a two year period. These funds are part of the “LiftUp Hartsville”, an entrepreneurial pilot program...