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Local Small Business Resource Partners
LOCATION
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Aiken
Aiken Area SBDC
The SBDC provides managerial and technical assistance to businesses, offering advice on such issues as general business management, marketing, legal issues, tax, accounting, bookkeeping, financing,...View details

Aiken
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Beaufort
Beaufort Area SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Charleston
Charleston Citywide Local Development Corporation
Serving Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton and Dorchester Counties. Provides start-up and expansion business loans to prospective, small business borrowers. Included in its offerings is the Micro-Loan...View details

Clemson
Clemson Area SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Clemson
Tri-County Area SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Columbia
Business Carolina, Inc.
Provides small loans ranging from under $100 to a maximum of $25,000 to prospective, small business borrowers and backed by the US SBA. Contact: Charlie E. Harmon, CEO...View details

Columbia
Certified Development Corporation of South Carolina
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Columbia
Columbia Area SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Columbia
SBDC of South Carolina-State Directors Office
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Columbia
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Columbia
Small Business Administration (SBA) South Carolina District Office
Works to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation....View details

Florence
Florence Area SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Greenville
Appalachian Development Corporation
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Greenville
Greenville Area SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Greenville
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Greenwood
Greenwood Area SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Hilton Head
Small Business Development Center, Hilton Head
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Hilton Head Island
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach Area SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Myrtle Beach
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

North Charleston
Charleston Area SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

North Charleston
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Orangeburg
Orangeburg Area SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Rock Hill
Catawaba Regional Development Corporation
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. Contact:...View details

Rock Hill
Rock Hill Area SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Spartanburg
Spartanburg Area SBDC
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Sumter
Santee-Lynches Regional Development Corporation
A non-profit economic development corporation for the South Carolina Counties of Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee and Sumter. The RDC partners with the EDA, USDA, US SBA and private sector lenders to...View details



Statewide and Nationwide Small Business Resource Partners
LOCATION
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Statewide
Small Business Administration(SBA) Office of Veterans Business Development (OVBD)
OVBDs mission is to assist veterans, service-disabled veterans, reserve component members, and their dependents or survivors by helping them to learn about, access and effectively utilize all...View details

Statewide
South Carolina Business One Stop (SCBOS)
South Carolina Business One Stop or SCBOS is the official South Carolina business web portal. It enables anyone with an existing business or anyone starting a new business to file permits, licenses,...View details

Statewide
Veterans Business Outreach Program (VBOP)
The Veterans Business Outreach Program (VBOP) is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling and mentoring, and referrals for eligible veterans...View details

Nationwide
Foundation for the Advancement of Marketing Excellence in Entrepreneurs ( FAMEE)
FAMEE is a nonprofit organization that offers online marketing courses tailored to the interests and needs of small and medium sized businesses. Access to online courses, support materials and...View details

Nationwide
SBDCGlobal.com
SBDCGlobal.com is a free, multicultural, web-based trade platform that links the advisors and small business clients of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) networks in the United States,...View details

Nationwide
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE offers free, confidential small business advice for anyone looking to start, grow and succeed in business. With a national volunteer network of over 13,000 business mentors and 350 chapters,...View details

Nationwide
Veterans Virtual Incubator (VetBizGo)
VetBizGO is a resource and referral community tailored to supporting Veterans in Business. Content promotes awareness, access and use of thousands of no and low-cost federal, regional and local...View details

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