The City of Raleigh’s Building Up-fit Grant encourages growth and development by assisting property owners who want to activate their vacant or underutilized commercial building space in Raleigh to create new business use or new jobs.  More Details Here For more information and to ensure that you are eligible for the program, view: Program brochure […]

Start-Up High is a 5-day in-person summer camp for teens that provides real-world business experience. This summer immersion program includes: Company visits with tours and Q&A with entrepreneurs Presentation training and practice sessions Rejection therapy: Learning to hear “No”  Entrepreneurship 101: How to start a business For more information contact Teen Programs at 919-996-2139. Dates: Monday […]

Whether you have just launched a startup or are looking to grow and scale your company, NC IDEA has resources that can help in the success of your journey when and where you need it most. Early stage, growth-oriented companies can apply for one of two different NC IDEA grants: NC IDEA MICRO awards $10K project-based […]

The City of Raleigh’s Building Up-fit Grant encourages growth and development by assisting property owners who want to activate their vacant or underutilized commercial building space in Raleigh to create new business use or new jobs. Learn More Here For more information and to ensure that you are eligible for the program, view: Program brochure Up-fit Grant […]

Pull-Up at Provident is an opportunity for Durham-based founders and business owners to connect each month for learning and support. MORE DETAILS HERE If you: Have an IDEA for a business but don’t know how to make it a reality; Need SUPPORT launching, growing, and/or pivoting your business; Are looking for CAPITAL to take your […]

Downtown Raleigh Alliance offers this grant program to incentivize and attract new retail, restaurant, and service businesses, aid in the expansion of existing retail businesses, direct support to strategic areas, accommodate pop-up uses that may convert to long-term tenants, better support minority and women-owned businesses, and ultimately drive a healthy and strong storefront economy in […]

The City and County of Durham will recognize business relationships for small- and minority-owned businesses in October during a free event in observance of 2022 Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week. Each year, MED Week nationally celebrates the achievements of minority entrepreneurs and affirms the commitment of governments, businesses, and community organizations to the principle of […]

Small businesses that experienced hardship or disruptions due to COVID-19 are still eligible to apply for the Durham Small Business Opportunity Loan Fund, a business recovery program presented by the City of Durham and Durham County and administered by Carolina Small Business Development Fund (CSBDF). Known previously in 2020 as the Small Business Recovery Fund, […]

What’s this all about? Are you thinking about starting a new business? Or have you been in business less than two years and want to expand? Running your own business is exciting and sometimes overwhelming and costly. (MORE DETAILS HERE) In an effort to promote business growth in Northeast Franklin County, NC, as well as […]

The N.C. Department of Revenue (NCDOR) plans to launch the application for Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant (BRG) program on Monday, May 2, 2022, with changes to the program’s eligibility criteria allowing many additional businesses to qualify for these grants.  BRG will issue a payment to an eligible North Carolina business that suffered […]

The City of Raleigh’s Building Up-fit Grant encourages growth and development by assisting property owners and businesses with improvements, renovations, and/or additions to the interior of their commercial property.  MORE DETAILS HERE Find out: How to apply | Priority areas | Program brochure | Up-fit Grant FAQ How do I apply for a Building Up-fit Grant? Complete the Building Up-fit Grant pre-application to […]

Join us to learn more about the first steps to starting a business in Raleigh! These workshops are open to all (age 15+) and designed to be helpful for people who are new to the United States or the Raleigh area.  Registration is encouraged. Click here to register! Wednesday, March 9, 3-4:30pm Introduction to Entrepreneurship Get introduced […]