To help small businesses and entrepreneurs recover from the pandemic, Carolina Small Business Development Fund and the City of Raleigh are proud to offer Oak City Biz Labs, a technical assistance and grant program. MORE DETAILS HERE ​Oak City Biz Labs is a first come, first served grant program that connects small businesses and entrepreneurs […]

Join Google online for a free small business training! The Durham County Library is hosting an online workshop for small business owners in North Carolina. Discover Google tools that can help business owners work and manage their business during this time of uncertainty. Plus, get insights on more online and timely resources for small businesses. […]

*UPDATE* Deadline November 27th The City of Goldsboro values its small business community and recognizes the hardships this community has faced in recent months due to COVID-19. In response, the City of Goldsboro has partnered with Wayne Community College to create the Small Business COVID 19 Grant Program. The City is providing approximately 30 grants […]

*Update: Deadline is Monday, November 16, 2020* COVID-19 has changed the landscape of our communities in ways we never could have imagined. While each of us has been affected, small and independently owned businesses have certainly felt the brunt of the impacts. Recognizing that small businesses are the backbone of our community, Wake County has […]

Are you a small business owner? Are You Ready to Expand Your Business with Government Contracting? Take the first steps to government marketplace success with local, state and federal agencies. Join us to learn how to find, bid on, and win government contracts.   Finding Contracting Opportunities One of the first steps to government marketplace […]

More than 80 Durham businesses have received much-needed assistance from the Durham Small Business Recovery Fund to help them recover during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Small Business Recovery Fund was established to provide loan and grant funds for businesses adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The fund consists of $1 million in private money from […]

What: COVID19: Where Are We Now and Where Do We Go from Here Who: City of Durham Equity and Inclusion Department and the Durham County Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Program When: Thursday, June 25, 2020, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Zoom meeting; pre-registration is required for log-in instructions Fast Facts: ·         Small, minority, and women-owned businesses are […]

Small businesses and independent contractors in Wake County that have lost revenue due to COVID-19 can now apply for loans to help plan for the future. The application period for Wake Forward officially opened at noon today. People who are interested can visit the Wake Forward website for information on how to apply. “Local businesses and their employees have been hit […]

The City of Raleigh is giving out one million dollars in grants to small businesses. The application went live on Monday. Business owners are eligible for up to $10,000, according to ABC11. Businesses will learn if they are receiving funds by June 5th. The Raleigh Small Business COVID-19 Relief Funds may be used to cover the day-to-day […]

If you have a small business or nonprofit with 25 employees or less, you can get some free legal help from the N.C. Pro Bono Resource Center if you’ve been affected by COVID-19. “So for example, how to navigate the federal loans and grants that are available to them through the CARES Act. What do they […]

Local business are anxious to apply to for Raleigh Small Business COVID-19 Relief Funds. The money may be used to cover the day-to-day operating expenses of businesses located in Raleigh. Up to$10,000 is available to each applicant until funding sources are depleted.     Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark YouTube: The Karen Clark

The City of Raleigh government has partnered with Carolina Small Business Development Fund (CSBDF) to provide grant funds for qualifying small businesses that have been adversely impacted by the pandemic. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS The Raleigh Small Business COVID-19 Relief Funds may be used to cover the day-to-day operating expenses of businesses located in Raleigh. Up to $10,000 is available to each […]