Organizational Structure

To fulfill our mission of working for equal and civil rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender South Carolinians and their families, SC Equality works through three partner organizations:  South Carolina Equality, Inc. , South Carolina Equality Coalition, Inc., and SC Equality PAC.

South Carolina Equality Coalition, Inc. is the political action and advocacy organization that engages in lobbying the legislature and other policy makers throughout the state to enact fair legislation for LGBT South Carolinians to advance equality.

The Coalition is a 501(c)(4) organization, and as such, contributions to the Coalition are not tax deductible.

South Carolina Equality, Inc. engages in educational activities, providing non-partisan information to decision makers and working to organize and mobilize LGBT residents and allies to advance equality throughout the state.    

SCEF is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization, and donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.


SC Equality PAC It is the mission of the SC Equality PAC to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity/expression and to ensure the dignity, safety and legal equality of all South Carolinians by working to elect fair minded candidates to office, regardless of party affiliation.

SC Equality PAC is a registered political action committee with the SC State Ethics Commission, and as a state PAC, it focuses on elections for municipal, county and state offices.  It is not authorized to participate in Federal elections.  Donations are not tax deductible.