Below you will find a list of resource partners from around the state including the BLNC network. Tap into these resources to help support and grow your company in every region of the State.
NC Minority Business Center
The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is an entrepreneurial focused and innovative organization committed to wealth creation in minority communities. The Agency's mission is to actively promote the growth and competitiveness of large, medium and small minority business enterprises (MBEs).
NC Minority Support Center
The NCMSC is a statewide advocate that partners with Community Development Credit Unions (CDCUs), providing technical assistance, grants and loans to help them build generational wealth and create opportunities for individuals, families and communities.
NC REAL (Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning Enterprises
NC REAL is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping bring entrepreneurship and small business creation to North Carolina. Through our training programs and curriculum, we have helped thousands of people create new jobs throughout our state.
NC Rural Economic Development Center
The Rural Economic Development Center develops, promotes, and implements sound economic strategies to improve the quality of life of rural North Carolinians.
NC State University's Industrial Extension Service
N.C. State's IES supports North Carolina business in the workplace. IES helps companies stay abreast of the latest technologies and best practices in both engineering and business management.
North Carolina Chamber
At the core of the North Carolina Chamber's advocacy mission is job creation. Good jobs are a vital component of a thriving North Carolina economy. Strengthening the state’s ability to attract, keep and grow jobs is our Chamber's highest priority.
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide.
Self-Help is a community development lender, credit union, and real estate developer that works with individuals, organizations and communities traditionally underserved by conventional markets.
Small Business & Technology Development Center
The SBTDC is committed to providing knowledge, education and other supportive resources that enable existing small and mid-sized businesses, emerging entrepreneurs and local/state leaders to innovate and succeed.
Small Business Center Network
The Small Business Center Network supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses by being a community-based provider of training, counseling, and resource information.
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