America’s Rural Opportunity Series

SCACED's President and CEO, Bernie Mazyck, participated in a panel discussion at the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC, on February 10th. The event was a part of America’s Rural Opportunity, a six-part series of panel conversations that invites policymakers, economic and community development practitioners, and business and philanthropic leaders to engage in real dialogue around advancing a rural opportunity agenda.

This particular discussion was about how local innovation strengthens rural economies, and Bernie spoke about tax credits for rural investment through the South Carolina Community Development Tax Credit. The discussion was available via livestream, and we invite you watch the recording below. In addition, you can learn more at