LISC is inviting small business owners in rural locations across the country to apply for the LISC-Lowe's Rural Relief Small Business Grants program.Event Website
Change is inevitable, unavoidable, discontinuous, and relentless. Your job is to learn how to navigate the white waters of change and harness them to your advantage. Become a master of change ratEvent Website
In keeping with its commitment to South Carolina's small business community, the SC SBDC is excited to present an intellectual property webinar series consisting of six weekly sessions to inform buEvent Website
Feeding Innovation is a comprehensive technical assistance program designed to support entrepreneurs interested in developing or expanding healthy food businesses in food deserts or underserved areas of the state. The goal of the program is to increase access to healthy food while supporting the development of strong, local entrepreneurs and community-based businesses.
Feeding Innovation participants engage in a ten week entrepreneurial training program featuring Clemson Agribusiness curriculum facilitated by Clemson Extension. The courses cover everything needed to develop a basic healthy food business plan from marketing to financial planning to negotiations and deal-making. With help from the course instructor and industry experts, participants refine their ideas and develop their business plans over the ten week period before presenting them to a panel of judges during a final pitch event. the three entrepreneurs with the strongest business plans are awarded $5,000, $10,000, and $30,000 in seed capital.
Applications will be accepted for this program January 4th - February 5th, 2021.
Classes will meet virtually on Wednesday evenings March 3rd - May 5th, 2021
Working capital loans are still available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and straight-line winds that occurred on April 12-13, 2020. Working capital disaster loans up to $2 million are available at 3.75% for small businesses and 2.75% for private nonprofit organizations, with terms up to 30 years. The loans are intended to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable, and other expenses that could have been paid had the disaster not occurred. To be considered for this assistance, eligible entities need to apply the by deadline, February 2, 2021.
Low interest disaster loans are available in the following counties: Aiken, Allendale, Anderson, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Edgefield, Florence, Georgetown, Greenville, Hampton, Jasper, Lexington, Marlboro, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Saluda, and WilliamsburgEvent Details
Join this 10-week training course from 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM to learn about the foundations of starting your business. Training topics will include:
LISC is inviting small business owners in rural locations across the country to apply for the LISC-Lowe's Rural Relief Small Business Grants program.
This grant opportunity will support small businesses and enterprises affected by COVID-19 across the country, especially those in underserved communities, including entrepreneurs of color, women- and veteran-owned businesses that often lack access to flexible, affordable capital.
Applications are being accepted from January 26, 2021 until February 2, 2021 for the Rural Relief Small Business Grants.
Change is inevitable, unavoidable, discontinuous, and relentless. Your job is to learn how to navigate the white waters of change and harness them to your advantage. Become a master of change rather than a victim and proactively change 2021 for the better.
Join this webinar to learn:
In keeping with its commitment to South Carolina's small business community, the SC SBDC is excited to present an intellectual property webinar series consisting of six weekly sessions to inform business owners and entrepreneurs on the importance of intellectual property to their business operations during the pandemic.
This session will cover the protection of trademarks and copyrights as well as a description of available public resources. Specific topics will include:
During this virtual session, the following funding opportunities will be discussed:
Small to medium-size businesses need to make Data Privacy a higher priority in today's increasingly interconnected digital ecosystem.
In this webinar, you will learn: