P.A.S.T.O.R.S., Inc., South Carolina Community Loan Fund and the City of Charleston are pleased to announce a public meeting designed to engage community members in a discussion on the impact of approved developments and proposed planning and zoning changes on our neighborhoods...Read More
PASTORS, Inc. launched its Veterans Housing Initiative with the completion of 76 Simons Street on behalf of New Israel Reformed Episcopal Church. The next phase of the Veterans Housing Initiative is underway. PASTORS, Inc. is constructing affordable low cost housing options...Read More
On behalf of the City of Charleston, P.A.S.T.O.R.S., Inc. implemented this residential development located along America Street in Charleston, SC. This in-fill redevelopment project consists of a total of ten (10) residential units and is comprised of two (2) parcels...Read More
A community development conduit among houses of worship, as a Public/Private Partnership.
P.A.S.T.O.R.S., Inc. seeks to leverage its fourteen (14) years of development experience to assist local units of government and the faith based community in developing its property in a collaborative approach with the neighborhoods. For 2014, PASTORS, Inc. is currently carrying out its Homeownership Initiative with multiple new construction housing projects on the Peninsula and West of the Ashley in the City of Charleston.
In 2013, P.A.S.T.O.R.S., Inc. has successfully completed new construction affordable rental units in the Holly Grove Subdivision for the Town of Hollywood, SC (a bedroom community of Charleston), new construction and rehabilitation rental housing in the City of Charleston (14 Drews Court and 76 Simons Street).
In 2012 P.A.S.T.O.R.S., Inc. completed Phase One of THE FATHER GRANTS COURT PROJECT, Father Grants Court contains a total of ten (10) residential units. The first phase (now complete) consists of two (2) triplexes containing a total of six affordable rental units with two –two bedroom apartments and four – one bedroom apartments.
Previously, the P.A.S.T.O.R.S., Inc.’s track record includes homeownership projects in the City of Charleston including 33 America Street, One Sheppard Street, 53 Nunan Street, 57 Nunan Street, 18 Strawberry Lane, and 49 Poinsett Street.
The organization has also carried out Owner-Occupied Rehab projects. These include 294 Sumter Street , 9 Nunan Street, 101 St. Margaret Street, and 38 Grove Street in the City of Charleston. Lastly, the organization has also completed Rental Rehabilitation projects. These include 19 Hanover street (2 units), 32 Hanover Street (2 units), 39 Reid Street (2 units). The rental rehabilitation units were owned by Ebenezer Church and P.A.S.T.O.R.S. was the contractor/developer.
P.A.S.T.O.R.S., Inc. is a 501(c) (3) non-profit formed in 1999 to stimulate economic and commercial growth within the Enterprise Community and the Greater Charleston Community. It acts as a community development conduit among houses of worship, as a Public/Private Partnership focused on the revitalization, stabilization and diversification of the deplorable housing stock.
PASTORS primary service area includes Charleston, Berkley and Dorchester Counties to increase capacity in the region as the central organization providing technical assistance to emerging Non-profits and faith based organizations carrying out economic development activities. This includes complementary strategic alliances with other agencies and service providers to reduce unnecessary duplication of services.
The Top Five (5) Strategic Long Range Goals For PASTORS:
1) Expansion of PASTORS’ primary service area beyond the City of Charleston &Charleston County to include services to Berkley County & Dorchester County;
2) Increase capacity in the region by being a central organization to provide technical assistance to emerging Non-profits and faith based organizations that want to carry out economic development activities;
3) Implement an organizational sustainability plan which establishes revenue generators that reduce the organizational dependency on Federal Funding and helps establish operational reserves for the organization;
4) Expand complementary strategic alliances with other agencies and non-profit service providers to reduce unnecessary duplication of certain services;
5) Implement educational outreach program activities to increase the capacity of local residents. This educational outreach includes providing financial literacy classes for residents in the greater community and to represented churches.