Stressing the importance of education and healthy family relationships. Programs offered: Back to School Extravaganza, College Preparation Seminars, Effective Parenting, GED Preparation, I AM Male Mentorship Program, Introduction to Computers, Royal Summer Academy, Youth Summit

Health & Wellness
Promoting healthy lifestyles. Programs offered: Aerobics, Healthy Eating Initiative, Mental Health Seminars, Seniors Walking Club, Zumba

Male Mentorship Program
The “I AM” male mentorship program is a formal program of The Royal Foundation. The program exposes young males to positive role models and progressive lifestyles which will inspire these young males to remain in school, set positive goals for their adult lives, and build a rich relationship with God.

Project Renewal
Offering legal education and hope for a second chance. Programs offered: Legal Education Workshops, Youth Legal Day, Expungement Workshops

Helping people through economic empowerment. Programs offered: Apprenticeship Program, Couponing, Entrepreneurship Training, Financial Peace University, Job Readiness/Assistance, WorkKeys Preparation Program


Job Readiness/Assistance program
A job counselor is on site the Saturday before the second Sunday of each month to help you identify and apply for locally available jobs for which you qualify. Interviewing and resume writing workshops are also offered periodically during the year. No advance registration required.
When: Every Saturday before the second Sunday of each month
Time: 9:30 – 11:30
Location: Royal Baptist Church, Building #2, 1807 Pearson Ave., N. Charleston, SC

WorkKeys Preparation Program
WorkKeys is a program to help job seekers prepare for and score higher on the WorkKeys test used by hundreds of SC employers as part of their hiring process. Sign-up with GED coordinator.
Time: Wednesdays, 5 – 7 pm
Royal Baptist Church Old Sanctuary Building
1807 Pearson Ave
North Charleston, SC


Participants learn how to maximize savings on groceries and household items through the use of coupons and store specials.

Financial Peace
Know you need to make a change in how you handle money? Want to reduce debt & save more? Want a strategy for managing your income and expenses? Want a program that works? Are you ready to MAKE SOME CHANGES? Then you need to attend nationally syndicated radio show host Dave Ramsey’s FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY, a 9-week program designed to bring about radical change in your finances. Low to moderate income families who follow the Financial Peace program have an average $1100 to $1400 turnaround in debt reduction or savings in 90 days. This program is offered twice yearly, starting in January and again in late September.

Apprenticeship Training (Ages 12 – 18)
A 9 to 11 week program that teaches males ages 12 to 18 basic home repair skills including painting, how to use tools, repairing wall holes, and installing light switches, locks, and bath fixtures.


Entrepreneur Workshops
Thought about owning your own business? Already own a business and want to improve it? The Foundation offers workshops on writing business plans, business financing, taxes and accounting, marketing, and insurance periodically during the calendar year.