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LISC is now accepting applications for COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grants

LISC supports small businesses and enterprises affected by Covid-19 across the country, especially those in under served communities, including entrepreneurs of color, women- and veteran-owned businesses that often lack access to flexible, affordable capital.  LISC provides grants to small businesses, to help them keep functioning and remain vital facets of their local economies through this challenging period. 

2020 Workforce Development Virtual Summit for Employers

Are you interested in gaining access to certified employees, reduced turnover rates, and not having to absorb mounting costs of SLED checks or pre-screenings?  This webinar will help you discover the value of Work Opportunity Tax Credits and partnerships that allow you to save capital while strengthening your business in an unstable economic atmosphere.  

7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training - Capture Plans & SB Alliances

This platform seeks to explain the necessity of a Federal Capture Management Planning and how Strategic Alliances assist small business with maneuvering and leveraging prime contracting with teaming and joint venturing for Federal Opportunities.

7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training - Financial Mgmt/BCP

In this webinar your will learn:

  •  The types of risk exposures (Risk Management Process)
  •  Planning, mitigating, and responding to risk beyond your firm's control
  •  Risk Management - Surviving and Recovering from CRISIS

7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training - Marketing to the Fed. Gov.

This webinar will provide participants an understanding of key components of sales marketing and account action plan; sales and capture process; quality impression in client meetings with federal procurement agencies and officials; and much more!

8(a) Business Development Program


To help provide a level playing field for small businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged people or entities, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the 8(a) Business Development Program.


Abbeville County Incubators


Helps new and startup companies develop by providing services such as management training or space for the business to operate. 


ACRE (Agribusiness Center for Research & Entrepreneurship)


Supports agribusiness entrepreneurs who are ready to launch their product or process into the marketplace but need investors and/or mentors.


Agribusiness Economic Development

Promotes and nurtures the growth and development of South Carolina's agriculture industry and its related businesses while assuring the safety and security of the buying public.

Alerion Ventures


An evergreen venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments in scalable startups.


America's Seed Fund

Learn how to access local and state resources available to innovators, researchers, and technology entrepreneurs. If you're an innovator, entrepreneur, researcher, or small technology company, don't miss this opportunity!

Angel Partners (CHAP)


Charleston Angel Partners make investing simple and profitable and assist portfolio companies in reaching their goals.