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  • Address: 801 Bladen Street | Beaufort, SC

  • Phone: 843-986-1102

Working Together We Can Make A Difference

Welcome to the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce

  • Netwerk: January 2017...

    Inaugural issue of Netwerk: The...

    Inaugural issue of Netwerk: The Official Newsletter of the BCBCC [...]

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    Netwerk: January 2017
  • First Friday Networking...

    Every 1st Friday of the...

    Every 1st Friday of the month, join members of the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce for networking and professional [...]

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    First Friday Networking
  • New Member Welcome...

      Welcome to Our Newest...

      Welcome to Our Newest Members March 2017   February 2017 Matt Green, Matt’s Painting & Pressure Washing Service 40 [...]

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    New Member Welcome
  • Netwerk: April 2017...

    Netwerk is The Official Members...

    Netwerk is The Official Members Newsletter of the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce. In this quarters issue….   First [...]

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    Netwerk: April 2017
  • Penn Center Spring 2017...

    Join Penn Center for these...

    Join Penn Center for these upcoing events and programs at the YWBM – York W. Bailey Museum at Penn Center. [...]

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    Penn Center Spring 2017
  • 31 Annual Original Gullah...

    The 2017 festival is May...

    The 2017 festival is May 26-28 at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park located at 1010 Bay Street in Beaufort, [...]

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    31 Annual Original Gullah Festival
  • Capital Pathways – Beaufort...

    On Friday, August 18, the...

    On Friday, August 18, the U.S. Black Chambers Community Economic Development Corporation (USBC CEDC) in partnership with the Beaufort County [...]

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    Capital Pathways – Beaufort
  • County Councilman Michael Covert...

    Beaufort County Councilman Michael Covert...

    Beaufort County Councilman Michael Covert (District 7) will hold a pair of town hall meetings this month, at which he will [...]

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    County Councilman Michael Covert to Hold Town Hall Meetings
  • County Council Member Alice...

    Beaufort County Council Member Alice...

    Beaufort County Council Member Alice Howard will hold a pair of listening meetings for District 4 residents (Beaufort/Town of Port Royal/Shell Point/Parris [...]

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    County Council Member Alice Howard to Hold Listening Meetings for District 4

Business

Providing programs and workshops that deliver practical and useful education to strengthen and grow minorities and women in business.

Culture

Understanding the importance of culture by helping bridge the economic and societal gaps through outreach, diversity and inclusion.

History

Preserving and celebrating the Gullah Geechee Heritage of the Coastal Carolina’s. BCBCC is founder and publisher of Gullah Geechee Heritage and visitors and tourism guide.

39%

Minority businesses that don’t apply for loans out of fear

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8%

Federal contracts awarded to minority-owned firms

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65%

Percentage of people employed by small businesses

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We are the BCBCC…Come join us!

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce offers more than just networking opportunities; we offer robust programming geared specifically to African-American, Women and Minorities who are members of our most economically disadvantaged and under-served communities. 

We offer free education workshops on financial literacy, home-ownership, and credit building. For small businesses we have two micro-lending programs to help entrepreneurs get access to the funds they need to start, sustain and run successful businesses. 

Stay for a while and take some time to explore how the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce can help you gain financial independence!

SCORE Small Business Workshops

Education to help entrepreneurs start and run successful businesses

Financial Management

Understand the basics of financial products, credit, saving and budgeting

Like what you see? Join our mailing list and stay in the know for all our workshops and events!

Meet the BCBCC Team!

Our experienced and professional team at the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to delivering outstanding service to the community. 

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Josie Maldonado

Administrative Services & ACA Navigator

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Linda Jenkins

VP of Business Lending

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Wilma Holman

Office Manager

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Moving the Needle on Economic Empowerment

15

years

Delivering programs and services to the Beaufort, SC region of Black and Minority Businesses.

2M

micro-loans

Creating access to capital for businesses that are denied in traditional lending markets.

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workshops

Workshops for home ownership, business marketing, lending, and government certifications.

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process

The focus is on providing real services, real courses to empower businesses to create and sustain wealth.